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Percona Live Presents: The MySQL Query Optimizer Explained Through Optimizer Trace

 | April 24, 2019 |  Posted In: Events, MySQL

Alibaba Cloud at Percona Live

During my presentation at Percona Live 2019 I will show how using Optimizer Trace can give insight into the inner workings of the MySQL Query Optimizer. Through the presentation, the audience will both be introduced to optimizer trace, learn more about the decisions the query optimizer makes, and learn about the query execution strategies the query […]

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Percona Live Presents: Vitess – Running Sharded MySQL on Kubernetes

 | April 18, 2019 |  Posted In: Events, MySQL

Vitess PlanetScale at Percona Live 2019

The topic I’m presenting addresses a growing and unfulfilled need: the ability to run stateful workloads in Kubernetes. Running stateless applications is now considered a solved problem. However, it’s currently not practical to put databases like MySQL in containers, give them to Kubernetes, and expect it to manage their life cycles. Vitess addresses this need […]

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London Open Source Database Community Meetup

 | March 15, 2019 |  Posted In: Events, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL

London Open Source Database Meetup

I strongly believe in the community. Communities are the real strength of open source. Not just the theoretical ability to study, modify and share code – but the fact that other people out there are doing these things. Creating a base of knowledge and a network of relations.These can become work relationships, valuable discussions, open […]

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MySQL Setup at Hostinger Explained

 | December 11, 2018 |  Posted In: MySQL, Tools

mysql setup at hostinger

Ever wondered how hosting companies manage their MySQL database architecture? At Hostinger, we have various MySQL setups starting from the standalone replica-less instances to Percona XtraDB Cluster (later just PXC), ProxySQL routing-based and even absolutely custom and unique solutions which I’m going to describe in this blog post. We do not have elephant-sized databases for internal services like API, billing, and […]

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Percona Live Europe Presents: ClickHouse at Messagebird: Analysing Billions of Events in Real-Time*

and  | October 29, 2018 |  Posted In: Events, MySQL

billions of messages at messagebird

We’ll look into how Clickhouse allows us to ingest a large amount of data and run complex analytical interactive queries at MessageBird,. We also present the business needs that brought ClickHouse to our attention and detail the journey to its deployment. We cover the problems we faced, and how we dealt with them. We talk about […]

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