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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
This guest post is from our friends at Percona. They’re hosting Percona Live London from October 24-25, 2011. Percona Live is a two day summit with 100% technical sessions led by some of the most established speakers in the MySQL field.
In the London area and interested in attending? We […]
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 […]Read more
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 […]
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 […]
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.Â They also contribute back to the community with a publicly available branch of enhancements, improved […]
Today we’re announcing Percona Live – a one day event to be held at the Bently Reserve on February 16th in San Francisco.Â Live is our way of showcasing some of the awesome work that has been going into MySQL recently – and the theme of this event is Beyond MySQL 5.1.
Our first guest […]