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Big Data and MySQL – a Discussion with SiliconANGLE on theCUBE

Given all the focus and hype on Big Data, I was excited to have the chance at the recent O’Reilly Strata Show to sit down with Jeff Kelly, one of the top rated “Big Data” analysts, to give a MySQL perspective. Below is my interview with Jeff Kelly and David Floyer.

http://siliconangle.tv/video/cube-strata-conference-2012-lawrence-schwartz
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O’Reilly Strata 2012: The Year of the Data Scientist

We had the privilege this past week to be invited to be part of the 2012 O’Reilly Strata “Making Data Work” Conference. Some of our photos from the event are here. At the event, we were excited to have Tokutek described in front of the approximately 2,500 attendees during the keynote sessions.
Overall, the diversity of topics […]

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Evidenzia Upgrades to TokuDB v5.2 to Address Storage Growth and Scale Performance

Ensuring sufficient disk I/O to catch copyright violations at network speed.
Evidenzia GmbH & Co. KG
Issues addressed:

Storage growth, including maxed-out disk I/O utilization
Performance issues and business impact due to slow selects
Inability to revise data schema on the fly

The Company: Evidenzia GmbH & Co. KG is one of the leading partners of the software, movie and music industry when […]

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Announcing Drizzle Day, Fri 13th April 2012

Percona is proud to sponsor the 4th Drizzle Day, this year being held on the 13th April, the day after the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo.
When: Friday, April 13th 2012 from 9:30 am
Where: Cypress room, Mezzanine Level, Hyatt Regency Santa Clara (5101 Great America Parkway)
What: Drizzle Day is a day to learn about Drizzle, how to use […]

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New England’s Victory (for Big Data)

While it might not have been New England’s weekend on the Big Gridiron, it was certainly New England’s day for Big Data at the New England Database Summit on Friday at MIT.
The summit was well attended, with 350 registrants and keynotes from prominent MySQL users such as Mark Callaghan. The coverage was quite broad, […]

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linux.conf.au 2012 roundup

I spent last week at linux.conf.au in Ballarat, Victoria (that’s the Victoria in Australia, not wherever else there may be one) which is only a pleasant two hour drive from my home town of Melbourne (Australia, not Florida). I sent an email internally to our experts detailing bits of the conference that may interest […]

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From Under the Desk to the Cloud

 
Review of the O’Reilly Strata Making Data Work Conference
(reprinted from my guest blog for the Cloud Council of 7)
Monica Rogati of LinkedIn told a story of the early days at the firm, when the reporting system consisted of a single server under someone’s desk. One day, someone needed an Ethernet cable and unplugged the […]

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Slides from my Sphinx talk at RIT++ 2010

While the majority of Percona gang travelled to California for the MySQL event of the year, I headed in the opposite direction to Moscow for RIT++ 2010 conference where I presented a talk on Sphinx. You can get the PDF file here – Improving MySQL-based applications performance with Sphinx.
 
 

I have been invited to […]

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