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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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Webinar October 4, 2017: Databases in the Hosted Cloud

 | October 3, 2017 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, MySQL

Databases in the Hosted Cloud 1

Join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles as he presents Databases in the Hosted Cloud on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at 7:00 am PDT / 10:00 am EDT (UTC-7). Register Now Today you can use hosted MySQL/MariaDB/Percona Server for MySQL/PostgreSQL in several “cloud providers” as a database as a service (DBaaS). Learn the differences, the access […]

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Percona Live Europe Session Interview: Spatial Data in MySQL 8.0 with Norvald Ryeng (Oracle)

 | September 27, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL 8.0, Percona Live

Percona Live Europe Norvald

Day one of the Percona Live Europe Conference was a huge hit. The first day of sessions went well. People spoke on many different open source database topics, and talks were well-attended. One such talk I got to sit in was on Spatial Data in MySQL 8.0, given by Norvald Ryeng of Oracle. MySQL 8.0 […]

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Percona Live Europe 2017 Keynotes Day 2

 | September 27, 2017 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Live

Black coffee was flowing this morning for day two Percona Live Europe 2017 Keynotes after many of the delegates had spent a good few hours the night before enjoying Irish hospitality at the Community Dinner. So today Laurie Coffin, Chief Marketing Officer for Percona, introduced proceedings for day two and later also took to the stage […]

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Percona Live 2017: Day Two Keynotes

 | April 26, 2017 |  Posted In: Big Data, InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, Percona Live

Percona Live

Welcome to the second day of the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017, and the second set of Percona Live keynotes! It’s a bit rainy outside today, but that isn’t bothering the Percona Live attendees (we’re all indoors learning about new open source technologies)! Day two of the conference kicked off with another four keynote […]

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Percona Live Featured Session with Luís Soares: The New MySQL Replication Features in MySQL 8

 | March 23, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL, MySQL 8.0, Percona Live

Percona Live

Welcome to another post in the series of Percona Live featured session blogs! In these blogs, we’ll highlight some of the session speakers that will be at this year’s Percona Live conference. We’ll also discuss how these sessions can help you improve your database environment. Make sure to read to the end to get a special Percona Live […]

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Group Replication: Shipped Too Early

 | February 15, 2017 |  Posted In: Group Replication, High-availability, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster

Group Replication

This blog post is my overview of Group Replication technology. With Oracle clearly entering the “open source high availability solutions” arena with the release of their brand new Group Replication solution, I believe it is time to review the quality of the first GA (production ready) release. TL;DR: Having examined the technology, it is my […]

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Percona Live Featured Tutorial with Øystein Grøvlen — How to Analyze and Tune MySQL Queries for Better Performance

 | December 29, 2016 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live Featured Tutorial

Welcome to another post in the series of Percona Live featured tutorial speakers blogs! In these blogs, we’ll highlight some of the tutorial speakers that will be at this year’s Percona Live conference. We’ll also discuss how these tutorials can help you improve your database environment. Make sure to read to the end to get a special Percona […]

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