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Serverless Databases: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Percona Live ONLINE Talk Preview

 | October 8, 2020 |  Posted In: AWS, Events, MySQL, PLO-2020-10

Percona Live Online Agenda Slot: Wed 21 Oct • New York 4:30 a.m. • London 9:30 a.m • New Delhi 2:00 p.m. • Singapore 4:30 p.m. Abstract Starting with AWS, the major cloud providers offer different options to run a MySQL or a MySQL-compatible database on the cloud. A new approach is to rely on […]

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Percona Live ONLINE Opening Keynote: State of Open Source Databases by Peter Zaitsev

 | June 15, 2020 |  Posted In: AWS, Kubernetes, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Open Source Databases, PostgreSQL, Tools

Peter Zaitsev

Peter Zaitsev is CEO and co-founder of Percona. He opened Percona Live ONLINE with a keynote which took a look at the historical foundations of open source software and how they have shaped the field today. The history of open source software In the early days of computing, software and hardware were bundled together. While […]

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Percona Live ONLINE: Anti-cheating tools for massive multiplayer games using Amazon Aurora and Amazon ML services

 | June 11, 2020 |  Posted In: Amazon RDS, AWS, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Tools

Would you play a multiplayer game if you discovered other people are cheating? According to a survey by Irdeto, 60% of online games were negatively impacted by cheaters, and 77% of players said they would stop playing a multiplayer game if they think opponents are cheating. Player churn grows as cheating grows. Stopping this is […]

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Anti-Cheating Tool for Massive Multiplayer Games Using Amazon Aurora and Amazon ML Services – Percona Live ONLINE Talk Preview

and  | May 13, 2020 |  Posted In: AWS, Events

Percona Live Online Agenda Slot: Tue 19 May • New York 4 p.m. • London 9 p.m. • New Delhi 1:30 a.m. (Wed) Level:  Intermediate Abstract Multiplayer video games are among the most lucrative online services. The overall games industry worldwide generated an estimated $174B in 2019, according to IDC. With this popularity, cheating becomes […]

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A First Look at Amazon RDS Proxy

 | January 7, 2020 |  Posted In: Amazon RDS, AWS, DevOps, MySQL

At re:Invent in Las Vegas in December 2019, AWS announced the public preview of RDS Proxy, a fully managed database proxy that sits between your application and RDS. The new service offers to “share established database connections, improving database efficiency and application scalability”. But one of the benefits that caught my eye is the ability […]

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How to Automate Minor Version Upgrades for MySQL on RDS

 | July 10, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon RDS, AWS, MySQL

upgrade minor versions MySQL Amazon RDS

Amazon RDS for MySQL offers the option to automate minor version upgrades using the minor version upgrade policy, a property that lets you decide if Amazon is allowed to perform the upgrades on your behalf. Usually the goal is not to upgrade automatically every RDS instance but to keep up to date automatically non-production deployments. […]

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