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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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TokuDB v6.0: Getting Rid of Slave Lag

 | April 10, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Master/slave replication is an important tool that gets used in many ways: distributing read loads among many slaves for performance, using a slave for backups so the master can handle live load, geographically distributed disaster recovery, etc. The Achilles’ Heal of slave performance is that slave workloads are single-threaded. The master can have many clients […]

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OLTP and OLAP – Have Your Cake and Eat it Too!

 | April 2, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Looks like we’ll be having some more fun at the Percona Live MySQL Conference! In addition to our booth and my colleague Tim’s talk, my lightning talk was accepted. The title is “OLTP and OLAP – Have Your Cake and Eat it Too!” The lightning talks, given in a TBD order, will start Wednesday evening […]

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Diamond Keynote Panel, BOFs, Lightning Talks, and McAfee and AOL Sponsorships

 | April 2, 2012 |  Posted In: Cloud and NoSQL, Events and Announcements, Hardware and Storage, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona Software, XtraDB Cluster

I’m excited by all of the recent developments surrounding the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo! Our own Baron Schwartz will moderate the Diamond Keynote Panel entitled “Future Perfect: The Road Ahead for MySQL” which will feature a panel of MySQL industry leaders, including: Sundar Raghavan, director product management at Amazon; Paul Mikesell, CEO of […]

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MySQL Conference and Expo Talk on Benchmarking

 | February 2, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

I’ll be speaking on April 11th at 4:30 pm in Room 4 in at the Percona Conference and Expo Talk. The topic will be “Creating a Benchmark Infrastructure That Just Works.” Throughout my career I’ve been involved with maintaining the performance of database applications and therefore created many benchmark frameworks. At Tokutek, an important part […]

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Percona Live London!

 | July 20, 2011 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

The first Percona Live Conferences in San Francisco and New York were such wonderful successes that we have been inspired to take it across the ocean into the UK. We are therefore proud to announce that our next Percona Live Conference will be held London October 24-25, 2011 . Registration is now open and we […]

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Percona Live, NYC

 | May 27, 2011 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Yesterday, Percona held Percona Live NYC, which they describe as an “intensive one-day MySQL summit.” They meant it. It was like drinking from a firehose. There was too much for me to give a complete report, so I’d like to highlight two sessions that stuck out for me. Why SQL Wins Sergei Tsarev (Clustrix) gave […]

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Percona Live: Venu Anuganti; early bird registration expires tomorrow

 | January 25, 2011 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

Today we are announcing Venu Anuganti as a guest speaker to Percona Live: San Francisco. Venu works as a Data architect, evaluating and implementing high performance SQL/NoSQL data store solutions for large scale OLTP and OLAP infrastructure; and previously worked as a database kernel engineer at companies like SolidDB, MySQL, ANTs Data Server and Yahoo! […]

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Percona Live Keynote Speaker: Mark Callaghan

 | January 12, 2011 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

Mark Callaghan has graciously accepted to be the closing keynote speaker for Percona Live: San Francisco! Mark is best known for his work behind MySQL @ Facebook, where he and his team maintain one of the largest MySQL installations around.  They also contribute back to the community with a publicly available branch of enhancements, improved […]

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