Percona Live: Open Source Database Performance Conference - Amsterdam 2016 Logo

October 3-5, 2016

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Sveta Smirnova

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Sveta Smirnova

Principal Technical Services Engineer, Percona


Sveta Smirnova works as MySQL Support engineer since year 2006, she is also author of book "MySQL Troubleshooting" and author of JSON UDF functions for MySQL. In years 2006 - 2015 she worked in in Bugs Analysis MySQL Support Group in MySQL AB, then Sun, then Oracle. In March 2015 Sveta joined Support Team in Percona. In years 2012-2015 she worked on bugs priority. She was also Support representative in MySQL Backup Development Team. She works on tricky support issues and MySQL software bugs on a daily basis. Before starting at MySQL in 2006, she worked as web developer on several closed CRM systems. In years 2012-2015 she worked on MySQL Labs project "JSON UDFs for MySQL". She is active participant in the open source community. Her main interests in recent years is solving DBA problems, finding ways to semi-automate this process and effective backup techniques. Sveta is author of the book "MySQL Troubleshooting" (


4 October 4:20 PM - 5:10 PM at Winterthur
It's widespread belief that SQL DBMSes are doomed to be hulking because of burden of backward compatibility. This belief is frequently used by marketing of various NoSQL DBMSes. However, this is not necessary true. Development in Open Source community makes product development flexible enough to meet needs of the times. MySQL and PostgreSQL, which are most popular Open Source DBMSes,... [read more]
3 October 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM at Matterhorn 1
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 test... [read more]