Jan 29, 2014
 Percona Live MySQL Webinar
  Peter Zaitsev

Access a recording of this presentation: http://www.percona.com/resources/mysql-webinars/upgrading-mysql-56-best-...

In this presentation, Percona CEO and Co-Founder Peter Zaitsev discusses the MySQL upgrade best practices Percona uses to help our customers achieve maximum success. Additional topics covered include the unique aspects of upgrading to MySQL 5.6 and Percona Server 5.6, such as optimizer changes, changes to replication, and new features which you might consider using after your upgrade is complete.

About the Author

Peter Zaitsev

Peter Zaitsev co-founded Percona and assumed the role of CEO in 2006. As one of the foremost experts on MySQL strategy and optimization, Peter leveraged both his technical vision and entrepreneurial skills to grow Percona from a two-person shop to one of the most respected open source companies in the business. With over 200 professionals in 30 plus countries, Peter’s venture now serves over 3000 customers – including the “who’s who” of internet giants, large enterprises and many exciting startups. Percona was named to the Inc. 5000 in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. 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. Peter is a co-author of High Performance MySQL: Optimization, Backups, and Replication, one of the most popular books on MySQL performance. Peter frequently speaks as an expert lecturer at MySQL and related conferences, and regularly posts on the Percona Database Performance Blog. He has also been tapped as a contributor to Fortune and DZone, and his recent ebook Practical MySQL Performance Optimization Volume 1 is one of percona.com’s most popular downloads. Peter lives in North Carolina with his wife and two children. In his spare time, Peter enjoys travel and spending time outdoors.