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  Wednesday, April 30, 2014

MySQL Indexing: Best Practices for MySQL 5.6

Proper indexing is a key ingredient of database performance, and MySQL is no exception. Join Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev as he discusses new indexing techniques based on MySQL 5.6 optimizer improvements. You'll learn:

  • How MySQL uses indexes for query execution
  • How to come up with an optimal index strategy
  • How to decide when you need to add an index
  • How to be able to distinguish which indexes may be unnecessary
    Peter Zaitsev
    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 MySQLPerformanceBlog.com 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.

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