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Keynotes, BOFs, and the Community Networking Reception at Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo

 | April 15, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona Live, Percona Software, Percona Toolkit, XtraDB Cluster

The Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo begins next Monday and runs April 22-25, 2013. Attendees will see great keynotes from leaders in the industry including representatives from Oracle, Amazon Web Services, HP, Continuent, and Percona. They can also participate in thought provoking Birds of a Feather sessions on Tuesday night and the Wednesday night […]

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Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2013: It feels like 2007 again

 | March 21, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

I actually don’t remember exactly whether it was in 2006, 2007 or 2008 — but around that time the MySQL community had one of the greatest MySQL conferences put on by O’Reilly and MySQL. It was a good, stable, predictable time. Shortly thereafter, the MySQL world saw acquisitions, forks, times of uncertainly, more acquisitions, more forks, […]

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My Talks at MySQL Connect and Percona Live NYC

 | July 9, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Solving the Challenges of Big Databases with MySQL When you’re using MySQL for big data (more than ten times as large as main memory), these challenges often arise: loading data fast; maintaining indexes under insertions deletions, and updates; adding and removing columns online; adding indexes online; preventing slave lag; and compressing data effectively. This session […]

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How to Stop Playing “Hop and Seek”: MySQL Cluster and TokuDB

 | June 21, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

As a TokuDB storage engine developer, numerous times I’ve been struck by the similarities between MySQL Cluster and TokuDB. Namely, many times where I find myself thinking, “TokuDB would benefit from this feature”, I also end up thinking “MySQL Cluster would benefit from this feature” as well. At first glance, one may wonder why. TokuDB […]

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The Big Data Community at the MassTLC unConference

 | November 1, 2011 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

  I had the pleasure of being invited to blog at the MassTLC unConference on Friday. The event was a full day of diverse topics and discussions ranging from the latest in recipe sharing sites, to entrepreneurial CEO war stories, to hot trends in venture investing. An excerpt covering Big Data from my MassTLC blog […]

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Challenges of Big Databases with MySQL – OOW11 Presentation

 | October 25, 2011 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Many database management tasks become difficult as you move from millions of rows and gigabytes of data to billions of rows and terabytes of data. Such tasks include ingesting data while maintaining indexes; changing schemas without downtime; and supporting connections, replication, and backup. For some scaling problems (connections and replication), MySQL® is better than most […]

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My Talk on Sunday at Oracle Open World

 | October 1, 2011 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

    Challenges of Big Databases with MySQL Many database management tasks become difficult as you move from millions of rows and gigabytes of data to billions of rows and terabytes of data. Such tasks include ingesting data while maintaining indexes; changing schemas without downtime; and supporting connections, replication, and backup. For some scaling problems […]

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