Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference

April 24 - 27, 2017

Santa Clara, California

Alexander Rubin

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Alexander Rubin

Principal Architect, Percona


Alexander has over 10 years industry experience with the MySQL database and related technologies. His specialties are performance tuning, full text search, high availability, database infrastructure architecture and data warehouses. He has helped many MySQL customers design extremely high performance databases with optimized schema and queries.


24 April - 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM at Ballroom F
Performance Schema in MySQL is becoming more mature from version to version. In version 5.7, it includes extended lock instrumentation, memory usage statistics, new tables for server variables, first time ever instrumentation for user variables, prepared statements and stored routines. A lot! Amazing! And complicated! In this tutorial we will try all these new instruments out. We will provide... [read more]
26 April - 11:10 AM - 12:00 PM at Ballroom H
The goal of the talk is to review the GIS improvements in MySQL 5.7 and new additions in MySQL 8.0 (new this year!), provide some general review of the functionality, as well as some working demos.
26 April - 1:00 PM - 1:25 PM at Room 209
In this session we will explain what trade offs both MySQL and MongoDB make in their document models. We will look into what use cases will do better in which style and why. Leaving the talk you should have a good foundation to help weigh the technologies against each other based on what database features your application really needs.