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April 18-21, 2016

Santa Clara, California

Peter Zaitsev

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Peter Zaitsev

CEO, Percona


Peter co-founded Percona in 2006, assuming the role of CEO. Percona helps companies of all sizes maximize their success with MySQL. Percona was named to the Inc. 5000 in 2013. Peter was an early employee at MySQL AB, eventually leading the company’s High Performance Group. A serial entrepreneur, Peter co-founded his first startup while attending Moscow State University where he majored in Computer Science. As CEO of Percona, Peter enjoys mixing business leadership with hands on technical expertise. Peter is co-author of High Performance MySQL published by O’Reilly, one of the most popular books on MySQL performance. Peter blogs regularly on Percona Database Performance Blog and speaks frequently at conferences. Peter lives in North Carolina with his wife and two children. In his spare time, Peter enjoys travel and spending time outdoors.


21 April 09:00 AM - 09:25 AM at Main Scenario
Data is critical to the success of your business. You rely on your database and its supporting systems to power the applications that drive your business. These systems must be reliable, scalable, efficient – and increasingly, open source. With the complexity of today’s web applications, and the databases, systems and hardware that support them, organizations must use the right open source... [read more]
19 April 04:50 PM - 5:15 PM at Room 203
IT used to provide and manage infrastructure, from databases to hardware. What role does it have when application developers can get a VM from AWS, manage it themselves, and use DynamoDB for state? It could be that we don't need IT anymore.
21 April 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM at Ballroom E
In MySQL, sharding is one of the most used (and most abused!) MySQL scaling technology. Before employing this technique, it’s important to assess whether sharding is right for your application, or would another scaling technology work better? What specific technologies can assist you with your sharding implementation? Have you answered all the pertinent questions before you start sharding? This... [read more]
19 April 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM at Main Scenario
Peter Zaitsev welcomes everyone to Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2016
18 April 9:30AM - 12:30PM at Ballroom B
InnoDB is the most widely used storage engine for MySQL and Percona Server, and is the focus for the majority of storage engine development by the MySQL and Percona Server teams. The latest features and innovations in MySQL and Percona Server 5.7 impact how your InnoDB interacts with applications, and can improve application performance.
20 April 09:25 AM - 9:45 AM at Main Scenario
As larger and larger datasets move to the cloud new challenges and opportunities emerge in handling such workloads. New technologies, revamped products, and a never ending stream of idea’s follow in the wake of this advance. These aim to improve the performance and manageability of cloud based data, but are they enough? What issues still need to be worked out? and Where are we going as an... [read more]
19 April 02:20 PM - 3:10 PM at Room 209
The tremendous data growth of the last decade shows no signs of stopping. In order to effectively handle this trend, database technologies can implement a number of approaches. Enabling data compression is by far the most common and important one. While compression in open source databases is complicated, there are many different methods, each with their own implications. In this talk we will... [read more]