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10 years of MySQL User Conferences

 | April 11, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona Live

In preparing for this month’s Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo, I’ve been reminiscing about the annual MySQL User Conference’s history – the 9 times it previously took place in its various reincarnations – and there are a lot of good things, fun things to remember. 2003 was the year that marked the first MySQL user conference […]

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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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Percona MySQL Conference and Expo Week in Review

 | April 18, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Thanks to all of those who came by our booth and to see Leif’s presentation on Read Optimization, and to my Lightning Talk on OLTP and OLAP at the Percona MySQL Conference and Expo. It was an incredible week and a great place to launch TokuDB v6.0 from! A big thanks to Percona for a great event, to Pythian for […]

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Big Data and MySQL – a Discussion with SiliconANGLE on theCUBE

 | March 13, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Given all the focus and hype on Big Data, I was excited to have the chance at the recent O’Reilly Strata Show to sit down with Jeff Kelly, one of the top rated “Big Data” analysts, to give a MySQL perspective. Below is my interview with Jeff Kelly and David Floyer. http://siliconangle.tv/video/cube-strata-conference-2012-lawrence-schwartz In the segment, you’ll […]

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O’Reilly Strata 2012: The Year of the Data Scientist

 | March 5, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

We had the privilege this past week to be invited to be part of the 2012 O’Reilly Strata “Making Data Work” Conference. Some of our photos from the event are here. At the event, we were excited to have Tokutek described in front of the approximately 2,500 attendees during the keynote sessions. Overall, the diversity of topics […]

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Tokutek Selected as a Finalist for O’Reilly Strata Conference

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

We are excited to announce that we’ve been named as one of ten finalists selected for the startup showcase at the O’Reilly Strata “Making Data Work” Conference at the end of this month in Santa Clara, California. The startup showcase will be held on February 29th, starting at 6:30 pm. The conference offers a great overview […]

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From Under the Desk to the Cloud

 | September 26, 2011 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

  Review of the O’Reilly Strata Making Data Work Conference (reprinted from my guest blog for the Cloud Council of 7) Monica Rogati of LinkedIn told a story of the early days at the firm, when the reporting system consisted of a single server under someone’s desk. One day, someone needed an Ethernet cable and […]

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