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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 Featured Session

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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Percona Live Europe 2016: Day Two Keynote Speakers

 | October 5, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Live

percona live europe

Hello again, from day two of the sold out Percona Live Europe Open Source Database Conference! There is still much excitement here at the conference, and today looks to be just as busy as yesterday. Day two of Percona Live Europe 2016 kicked off once again with a keynote presentation by Percona co-founder and CEO […]

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Percona Live Europe featured talk with Manyi Lu — MySQL 8.0: what’s new in Optimizer

 | September 1, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live Europe featured talk

Welcome to a new Percona Live Europe featured talk with Percona Live Europe 2016: Amsterdam speakers! In this series of blogs, we’ll highlight some of the speakers that will be at this year’s conference. We’ll also discuss the technologies and outlooks of the speakers themselves. Make sure to read to the end to get a special Percona Live […]

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Percona Live 2016: What’s New in MySQL

 | April 21, 2016 |  Posted In: Percona Live

percona live 2016

The second day of Percona Live 2016 is wrapping up, but I still wanted to get to one last lecture. Fortunately, there was a great one available: What’s New in MySQL with Geir Høydalsvik, Senior Software Development Director at Oracle, and Simon Mudd, DBA at booking.com. MySQL 5.7 is an extremely exciting new version of the world’s most popular open […]

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Percona Live Keynote Speakers and Topics!

 | September 10, 2015 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements

The countdown for the annual Percona Live Data Performance Conference and Expo in Europe continues with today’s announcement of our keynote speakers! This three-day conference focuses on the latest trends, news and best practices in the MySQL, NoSQL and data in the cloud markets, while looking forward to what’s on the long-term horizon within the global data […]

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The MySQL query cache: Worst enemy or best friend?

 | August 7, 2015 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MySQL

During the last couple of months I have been involved in an unusually high amount of performance audits for e-commerce applications running with Magento. And although the systems were quite different, they also had one thing in common: the MySQL query cache was very useful. That was counter-intuitive for me as I’ve always expected the […]

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