Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference

April 24 - 27, 2017

Santa Clara, California

Colin Charles


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Colin Charles

Chief Evangelist, Percona


Biography:

Colin Charles is the Chief Evangelist at Percona. He was previously on the founding team of MariaDB Server in 2009, and had worked at MySQL since 2005, and been a MySQL user since 2000. Before joining MySQL, he worked actively on the Fedora and OpenOffice.org projects. He's well known within open source communities in APAC, and has spoken at many conferences.


Sessions

25 April - 1:20 PM - 2:10 PM at Ballroom E
This presentation will discuss the features of MySQL/MariaDB that when enabled and used improve the default usage of MySQL. Many cloud-based applications fail to - Using appropriate filesystem permissions - Using TLS/SSL for connections - Using TLS/SSL with MySQL replication - Using external authentication plugins (LDAP, PAM, Kerberos) - Encrypting all your data at rest - Monitoring... [read more]
25 April - 9:50 AM - 10:35 AM at Main Scenario
At Percona we see time series databases as a trend of 2017, hence the idea of having quick 5-minute lightning talks from projects that we think are stellar, followed by a quick panel on time series data stores in general. We discuss the "why a new time series data store" question, why these are ideal solutions, users, as well as where they see the future of this space.
26 April - 11:10 AM - 12:00 PM at Ballroom E
The new MariaDB Server 10.2 release is out. It has some interesting new features, but beyond just a feature overview we need to look at how to use some of them. Learn about window functions, common table expressions, finer grained CREATE USER statements, and a lot more -- including getting mysqlbinlog up to parity with MySQL.
24 April - 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM at Ballroom D
The MySQL world is full of tradeoffs, and choosing a high availability (HA) solution is no exception. This session aims to look at all of the alternatives in an unbiased nature. Preference is, of course, given to open source solutions. While the landscape will be covered, including but not limited to MySQL replication, MHA, DRBD, Tungsten Replicator, Galera Cluster, NDB Cluster, Vitess, etc... [read more]