Peter Zaitsev

CEO, Percona Inc

Peter managed the High Performance Group within MySQL until 2006, when he founded Percona. Peter has a Master's Degree in Computer Science and is an expert in database kernels, computer hardware, and application scaling.


In this session you will learn about the additional features Percona Server offers compared to a stock MySQL Server. I will take a highly pragmatic approach exploring features, providing details on a variety of advantages in production and walk you though how and when to use these production advantages, as well as investigate potential implications and pitfalls. If you want to learn how to get... [read more]

MySQL's configuration file is often the focus of too much attention and too much tweaking of variables that make no difference -- or worse, have the potential to negatively impact performance. The sample default configuration files that come with MySQL are unfortunately not very helpful or good, either. You'll learn a practical approach to generate a sensible configuration file that sets what'... [read more]