Tag - Conferences

Goal-Driven Performance Optimization white-paper available

If you were at last month’s MySQL conference, you might have seen a small flyer we were distributing, titled “A brief introduction to Goal-Driven Performance Optimization.” This is a super-compressed technical introduction to one of the methods we use to solve problems as quickly and efficiently as possible. We’ve just posted this […]

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Presentations Announcement: 2010 O’Reilly MySQL Conference & Expo

The Percona team participated at this year’s O’Reilly MySQL Conference & Expo held April 12-15, 2010 in Santa Clara, California. We gave a lot of talks on…
Author: Peter Zaitsev, Justin Swanhart
MySQL Graphing and Trending with Cacti
Author: Baron Schwartz
Percona‘s Performance and Feature Enhancements to MySQL and InnoDB
Author: Bill Schuler, Baron Schwartz…a Bottleneck
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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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Percona sessions at the MySQL conference

Many Percona employees will be at the 2010 MySQL conference. We’ll be giving a lot of informative technical talks on various topics. Here’s a list:

Morgan Tocker, Baron Schwartz: Diagnosing and Fixing MySQL Performance Problems
Peter Zaitsev: Scaling Applications with Caching, Sharding and Replication
Baron Schwartz: EXPLAIN Demystified
Vadim Tkachenko: An Overview of Flash Storage for […]

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2010 Percona Training Schedule

After a nice long vacation, it’s time to unveil our destinations for public classes in 2010.  We are now offering a course for Developers as well as DBAs.  The dates are:

Seattle 16 February
San Francisco 18-19 February
Boston 22-23 February
New York City 25-26 February
Montréal 8-9 March
Denver 15-16 March
Chicago 18-19 March
Washington DC 25-26 March
Los Angeles 19-20 April
Raleigh […]

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There will be no separate Percona Performance Conference in April 2010

Now that O’Reilly has announced they’re going to have a MySQL conference independently of Sun/MySQL, we have decided not to proceed with plans for our own Performance Conference. We are participating in the O’Reilly conference, and we will do everything possible to make that a great success for everyone. See you there!

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EdUIConf 2009 recap

I spoke at EdUIConf 2009, a new conference in my hometown of Charlottesville, Virginia. My presentation was on web interface performance; it’s basically a twist on front-end performance in general. I slanted the talk towards web developers, rather than assuming the audience has full control over their Apache configuration.
The conference was relatively […]

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