A Proactive Approach to Monitoring Slow Queries

Slow queries are the harsh reality of any database. Irrespective of how you build the system, design data, educate developers and control access, it's very hard to prevent slow queries. They negatively affect the performance of a database and thus of any application using it. It's crucial to monitor them.

Automatic Upgrade and New Error Logging in MySQL 8.0

We will cover upgrade from MySQL 5.7 to MySQL 8.0 (8.0.15), going from legacy metadata storage to transactional data dictionary.

LATERAL Derived Tables in MySQL 8.0

Since version 8.0.14, MySQL supports LATERAL derived tables, sometimes called the for each loop of SQL. What are they? How do they work? Why do you need them? What can they do? How can you use them? Should you use them? What is all this talk about for each loops?

Automate PMM Deployment with Ansible

Based on our experience deploying PMM on hundreds of different environments, in this session, I'm going to show how to manage PMM on production using Ansible for automation.

Embedding SQL Engine to Your Application

Embedded databases, tightly integrated with application software, are a great alternative to standalone database systems for small applications. This talk will cover:

Storing Time Series in 2019: Modern Database Performance, Scalability, and Reliability Comparison

At ITSumma, we provide 24/7 site reliability engineering for more than 300 clients with 10,000+ servers in total, collecting over 200 thousand metrics per second.

A Discussion on the Advantages Afforded MySQL DBaaS offerings hosted on Intel's Next Gen Platform

In this talk, we discuss the use of the open source MySQL Community Edition and Percona Server projects and Intel's Cascade Lake server platform as the primary building blocks for hosting a Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) deployment. Data demonstrating the advantage of this configuration will be presented.

Scaling MySQL at Venmo

In this presentation, we'll cover the following areas:

The Google Cloud Way For a More Resilient MySQL at Scale

Being hosted in the cloud is not just about having someone to take care of your database servers for you. It's also about how to improve, contribute, and implement best practices of MySQL to better serve customers. Did you know that we changed how disk block sizes work to improve InnoDB general performance?


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