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IIoT platform databases – How Mail.ru Cloud Solutions deals with petabytes of data coming from a multitude of devices

 | July 24, 2020 |  Posted In: Advanced Level, DevOps, Kubernetes, Open Source Databases, Tools

Hello, my name is Andrey Sergeyev and I work as a Head of IoT Solution Development at Mail.ru Cloud Solutions. We all know there is no such thing as a universal database. Especially when the task is to build an IoT platform that would be capable of processing millions of events from various sensors in […]

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Cassandra Where and How by John Schulz

 | June 24, 2020 |  Posted In: DevOps, Events, Open Source Databases, Tools

If Percona Live ONLINE had graded its talks by skill level this year, John Schulz’s talk would have been essential viewing in the Beginners track. (You can watch all the event’s presentations now on Percona’s YouTube channel.) This talk was a good overview and meant for anyone who had heard of the Apache Cassandra distributed […]

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Percona Live ONLINE Talk: Optimize and Troubleshoot MySQL using Percona Monitoring and Management by Peter Zaitsev

 | June 23, 2020 |  Posted In: DevOps, MariaDB, MySQL, Open Source Databases, Tools

Incorporating a database in an organization is a complicated task that involves a lot of people besides the DBAs. This is something that Peter Zaitsev, co-founder and CEO of Percona, understands very well. In the build-up to his hands-on presentation with the open source Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) platform, Peter spoke about how inducting […]

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Making a Tarantool-Based Investment Business Core for Alfa-Bank

 | June 19, 2020 |  Posted In: Advanced Level, DevOps, Information, Open Source Databases, Tools

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Investment business is one of the most complex domains in the banking world. It’s about not just credits, loans, and deposits — there are also securities, currencies, commodities, derivatives, and all kinds of complex stuff like structured products. Recently, people have become increasingly aware of their finances. More and more get involved in securities trading. Individual investment […]

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Percona Live ONLINE: MySQL on Google Cloud: War and Peace! by Akshay Suryawanshi & Jeremy Cole

 | June 2, 2020 |  Posted In: DevOps, Kubernetes, MySQL, Open Source Databases

MySQL on Google Cloud: War and Peace!

This session at Percona Live ONLINE was presented by Akshay Suryawanshi, Senior Production Engineer at Shopify, and Jeremy Cole, Senior Staff Production Engineer – Datastores at Shopify. Shopify is an online and on-premise commerce platform, founded in 2006. Shopify is used by more than a million merchants, and hundreds of billions of dollars of sales […]

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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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