Tag - Oracle

MySQL 8.0 RESOURCE_GROUP Overview

MySQL 8.0 innodb_dedicated_server

In this blog post, we’ll provide an overview of the new MySQL 8.0 RESOURCE_GROUP feature.
One great new feature introduced in MySQL 8.0 that – from my point of view – requires attention is RESOURCE_GROUP.
Short disclaimer: I want to point out that MySQL 8.0 is not GA yet, so it is possible for the MySQL 8.0 RESOURCE_GROUP […]

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MySQL vs. MariaDB: Reality Check

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 the […]

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Webinar October 4, 2017: Databases in the Hosted Cloud

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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).

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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 methods […]

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

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 is […]

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Percona Live Europe 2017 Keynotes Day 2

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

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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M17 Conference Observations on the Future of MariaDB

M17 Conference

In this blog post, I’ll discuss some of my thoughts about the future of MariaDB after attending the M17 Conference.
Let me start with full disclosure: I’m the CEO of Percona, and we compete with the MariaDB Corporation in providing Support for MariaDB and other services. I probably have some biases!
Last week I attended the […]

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

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 […]

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Group Replication: Shipped Too Early

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 conclusion […]

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

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 […]

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