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Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2018 Call for Papers Is Now Open!

 | November 13, 2017 |  Posted In: Big Data, Business Continuity, Docker, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live, PostgreSQL

Percona Live

Announcing the opening of the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2018 in Santa Clara, CA, call for papers. It will be open from now until December  22, 2017. Our theme is “Championing Open Source Databases,” with topics of MySQL, MongoDB and other open source databases, including PostgreSQL, time series databases and RocksDB. Sessions tracks include Developers, Operations […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 13: MariaDB, M18 and YugaByte

 | November 3, 2017 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. This week we saw the closing of the CFPs for MariaDB’s user conference, M18. Peter Zaitsev and I submitted for Percona (don’t forget that there is also a developer’s conference tacked on to this event). We […]

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MySQL vs. MariaDB: Reality Check

 | November 2, 2017 |  Posted In: InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, MariaDB, MySQL

MySQL vs. MariaDB

In this blog, we’ll provide a comparison between MySQL vs. MariaDB (including Percona Server for MySQL). Introduction The goal of this blog post is to evaluate, at a higher level, MySQL, MariaDB and Percona Server for MySQL side-by-side to better inform the decision making process. It is largely an unofficial response to published comments from […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 12: Open Source Summit Europe and Open Source Entrepreneur Network

 | October 27, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. This week was exciting from a Percona exposure standpoint. We were at Open Source Summit Europe. I gave two talks and participated in a panel, as the co-located event for the Open Source Entrepreneur Network happened […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 11: Velocity EU London and Open Source Summit Europe

 | October 20, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. I spent all of this week at O’Reilly Velocity EU London. I gave a tutorial, a talk and generally networked with attendees (besides my normal evangelical duties). I’ll write some thoughts on it later (probably […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 10: MariaDB and Upcoming Appearances

 | October 13, 2017 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, open source databases

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Beyond spending time getting ready for Velocity and Open Source Summit Europe this week, there was some feature testing this week that compared MySQL and MariaDB. Naturally, a long report/blog is coming soon. Stay tuned. […]

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MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL and MariaDB Default Configuration Differences

 | October 9, 2017 |  Posted In: InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, MariaDB, MySQL

MySQL and MariaDB Default Configuration

In this blog post, I’ll discuss some of the MySQL and MariaDB default configuration differences, focusing on MySQL 5.7 and MariaDB 10.2. Percona Server for MySQL uses the same defaults as MySQL, so I will not list them separately. MariaDB Server is a general purpose open source database, created by the founders of MySQL. MariaDB […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 9: Oracle OpenWorld and Percona Live Europe Post Mortem

 | October 6, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Live

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. This week: a quick roundup of releases, a summary of my thoughts about Percona Live Europe 2017 Dublin, links to look at and upcoming appearances. Oracle OpenWorld happened in San Francisco this past week, and […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 8: Percona Live Europe 2017 Is a Wrap!

 | September 29, 2017 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, open source databases, Percona Live

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Percona Live Europe 2017 Dublin We’ve spent a lot of time in the last few months organizing Percona Live Europe Dublin. I want to thank all the speakers, sponsors and attendees for helping us to […]

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Percona Support with Amazon RDS

 | September 21, 2017 |  Posted In: Aurora RDS, Cloud and MySQL, MySQL, MySQL DBaaS, Percona MySQL Support

Amazon RDS

This blog post will give a brief overview of Amazon RDS capabilities and limitations, and how Percona Support can help you succeed in your Amazon RDS deployments. One of the common questions that we get from customers and prospective customers is about Percona Support with Amazon RDS. As many companies have shifted to the cloud, […]

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