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Are your Database Backups Good Enough?

 | September 20, 2019 |  Posted In: Events, MySQL

In the last few years there have been several examples of major service problems affecting businesses data: outages causing data inconsistencies; unavailability or data loss, and worldwide cyberattacks encrypting your files and asking for a ransom. Database-related incidents are a very common industry issue- even if the root cause is not the database system itself. […]

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Percona Live Presents: Globalizing Player Accounts with MySQL at Riot Games

 | May 28, 2019 |  Posted In: Events, MySQL, Open Source Databases

During my presentation at Percona Live 2019, I’ll be talking about how Riot Games, the company behind League of Legends, migrated hundreds of millions of player accounts to unlock opportunities for us to delight players. This meant moving ten geographically distributed databases into a single global database replicated into four AWS regions. I’ll talk about […]

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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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