Less than one month left until Percona Live. This time the Committee work was a bit unusual. Instead of having one big committee for the whole conference we had a few mini-committees, each responsible for a track. Each independent mini-committee, in turn, had a leader who was responsible for the whole process. I led […]Read more
Whew! We’ve just about have all the i’s dotted and t’s crossed for the upcoming Percona Live Data Performance Conference in Santa Clara, April 18-21. We’re looking forward to seeing you there. We’re posting this blog to let you know what to expect at Percona Live 2016.
Just to keep you posted on what we’ve […]
On behalf of the Percona Live Conference Committee, I am excited to announce the sneak peek schedule for the Percona Live Data Performance Conference and Expo 2016!
Percona Live Data Performance Conference and Expo Live 2016 will feature a variety of formal tracks and sessions related to MySQL, NoSQL and Data in the Cloud. With over 150 […]
This year’s Percona Live for Europe proved to be a turning point for the conference.
First and most obvious was the change of venue. After several years in London we decided to move the show to Amsterdam and we were quite pleased. The weather was not much different (it rained most of the time) […]
The MySQL 101 track was introduced at the 2015 Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo in Santa Clara, California. This track was tailored specifically for software developers and other specialists with technical backgrounds wanting to acquire the basic skills needed for a MySQL DBA role. The Percona Live Conference Committee saw an increase in demand […]Read more
Facebook, with 1.49 billion monthly active users, is one of the world’s top MySQL users. Simon Martin, a production engineer on Facebook’s MySQL Infrastructure team, has been working with MySQL for most of his career, starting from 2 servers built out of spare parts and moving through to one of the largest deployments in […]Read more
Say hello to David Murphy, lead DBA and MongoDB Master at ObjectRocket (a Rackspace company). David works on sharding, tool building, very large-scale issues and high-performance MongoDB architecture. Prior to ObjectRocket he was a MySQL/NoSQL architect at Electronic Arts. David enjoys large-scale operational tool building, high performance OS and database tuning. He is also […]Read more
I’ve started my long journey from Florianópolis, Brazil, to Santa Clara, California and I type this words while waiting for a connection flight. Next Wednesday, Daniel Guzmán Burgos and I will be presenting in the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo (PLMCE).
I’m so excited with the new MySQL 101 program that has been added […]
Two years ago Ovais Tariq had explained in detail what kinds of problems existed before MySQL introduced metadata locks in 5.5.3 and how these locks help to prevent them. Still, some implications of metadata locking in MySQL remain unclear for users – DBAs and even software developers that target recent MySQL versions. I’ve decided […]Read more
Founded in 2004 to help people find great local businesses, Yelp has some 135 million monthly unique visitors. With those traffic volumes Yelp’s 300+ engineers are constantly working to keep things moving smoothly – and when you move that fast you learn many things.
Fortunately for the global MySQL community, three Yelp DBAs will be […]