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OpenStack Live 2015: Sneak peak of the April conference

 | December 9, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, OpenStack Live, Percona Live

On behalf of the OpenStack Live Conference Committee, I am excited to announce the sneak peek schedule for the inaugural OpenStack Live 2015 Conference! This new annual conference, running in parallel with the already established Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo, will feature one day of tutorials followed by a full day of breakout sessions April 13-14, in […]

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Schema changes in MySQL for OpenStack Trove users

 | November 24, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, OpenStack, Trove

People using OpenStack Trove instances can hit a common issue in the MySQL world: how to perform schema change operations while minimizing the impact on the database server? Let’s explore the options that can allow online schema changes. Summary With MySQL 5.5, pt-online-schema-change from Percona Toolkit is your best option for large tables while regular […]

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Q&A: Percona XtraDB Cluster as a MySQL HA solution for OpenStack

 | November 14, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, OpenStack, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Trove, XtraDB Cluster

Thanks to all who attended my Nov. 12 webinar titled, “Percona XtraDB Cluster as a MySQL HA Solution for OpenStack.” I had several questions which I covered at the end and a few that I didn’t. You can view the entire webinar and download the slides here. Q: Is the read,write speed reduced in Galera […]

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OpenStack Live Call for Proposals closes November 16

 | November 11, 2014 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, OpenStack, OpenStack Live, Percona Live, Trove

The OpenStack Live conference in Silicon Valley (April 13-14, 2015) will emphasize the essential elements of making OpenStack perform better with emphasis on the critical role of MySQL and Trove. If you use OpenStack and have a story to share or a skill to teach, we encourage you to submit a speaking proposal for a […]

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Percona at AWS re:Invent and events around the world

 | November 10, 2014 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, OpenStack, OpenStack Live, Percona Live

November is a busy month of events for Percona. Conferences in Moscow, London, Paris, Las Vegas, Buenos Aires, and Montevideo mean our experts are racking up the frequent flyer miles meeting users of Percona software from around the world, sharing our insights on MySQL performance and operations, and learning how others are growing and scaling […]

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Backup and restore of MySQL to OpenStack Swift

 | November 1, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, OpenStack, Percona Server, Percona XtraBackup

MySQL database usage is popular in OpenStack. Core OpenStack services for Compute (Nova), Storage (Cinder), Neutron (Networking), Image (Glance) and Identity (Keystone) all use MySQL database. MySQL – as the world’s most popular database, runs inside OpenStack Virtual Machines and serves as database backend to OpenStack cloud based applications. The MySQL instances can be configured […]

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Percona Server, OpenStack and the Tesora DBaaS Platform

and  | September 24, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, OpenStack, OpenStack Live, Percona Server

Percona Server and Percona XtraDB Cluster provide high-performance alternatives for MySQL users. We have also seen rapidly growing interest in these solutions in the OpenStack community where higher performance and high availability are crucial. Many OpenStack users are adopting these solutions but we’ve also seen demand from companies creating OpenStack distros. For example, Percona XtraDB […]

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OpenStack’s Trove: The benefits of this database as a service (DBaaS)

 | August 25, 2014 |  Posted In: Cloud and OpenStack, MySQL, OpenStack, Percona Software

In a previous post, my colleague Dimitri Vanoverbeke discussed at a high level the concepts of database as a service (DBaaS), OpenStack and OpenStack’s implementation of a DBaaS, Trove. Today I’d like to delve a bit further into Trove and discuss where it fits in, and who benefits. Just to recap, Trove is OpenStack’s implementation […]

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