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Percona Live Europe 2016: Day Two Keynote Speakers

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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 2016: “MySQL 8.0: what’s new in Optimizer” with Manyi Lu

Percona Live Europe

Today was the first day of sessions at Percona Live Europe 2016, and it was packed with exciting talks and important information on open source databases. Some of the most anticipated talks are those that cover what to expect in MySQL 8.0.
One of those talks was given by Oracle’s Manyi Lu, Director of Software Development. […]

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

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 […]

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Percona Live 2016: What’s New in MySQL

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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!

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?

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 […]

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Multi-source replication in MySQL 5.7 vs Tungsten Replicator

MySQL 5.7 comes with a new set of features and multi-source replication is one of them. In few words this means that one slave can replicate from different masters simultaneously.
During the last couple of months I’ve been playing a lot with this trying to analyze its potential in a real case that I’ve been […]

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Oracle license revenue and the MySQL ecosystem

Oracle was in the news recently with the story of its license revenue declining as much as 17% in the recent quarter. This is blamed on transitioning to the cloud in some publications, but others, such as Bloomberg and TechRepublic, look deeper, seeing open source software responsible for the bulk of it.
Things are especially […]

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Percona Live Europe 2015! Call for speakers; registration open

Percona Live is moving from London to Amsterdam this year and the event is also expanding to three full days. Percona Live Europe 2015, September 21-23, will be at the Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre. The call for speakers and Super Saver registration are now open. Hurry though because the deadline for submitting a speaking […]

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Optimizer hints in MySQL 5.7.7 – The missed manual

In version MySQL 5.7.7 Oracle presented a new promising feature: optimizer hints. However it did not publish any documentation about the hints. The only note which I found in the user manual about the hints is:

It is now possible to provide hints to the optimizer by including /*+ … */ comments following the SELECT, […]

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