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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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Tame Kubernetes with These Open-Source Tools

 | July 8, 2019 |  Posted In: DevOps, Kubernetes, Tools

Kubernetes’ popularity as the most-preferred open-source container-orchestration system has skyrocketed in the recent past. The overall container market is expected to cross USD 2.7 billion by 2020 with a CAGR of 40 percent.  Three orchestrators spearhead this upward trend, namely Kubernetes, Mesos, and Docker Swarm. However, referring to the graph below, Kubernetes clearly leads the […]

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Percona Live Europe Presents: Need for speed – Boosting Apache Cassandra’s performance using Netty

 | October 22, 2018 |  Posted In: DevOps, Events, MySQL

My talk is titled Need for speed: Boosting Apache Cassandra’s performance using Netty. Over the years that I have worked in the software industry, making code run fast has fascinated me. So, naturally when I first started contributing to Apache Cassandra, I started looking opportunities to improve its performance. My talk takes us through some […]

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