Oct 26, 2020

The State of the Dolphin - Percona Live ONLINE 2020 - Frederic Descamps

Frederic will talk about the latest improvements in MySQL 8.0 and the MySQL Engineering Team’s steady progress with MySQL8.0. These include solutions like Document Store, InnoDB Cluster, and InnoDB ReplicaSet where MySQL Router and MySQL Shell are playing an important role. All of these Oracle solutions are completely OpenSource.

"@lefred" has been consulting OpenSource and MySQL for almost 20 years. After graduating in...


Oct 26, 2020

The State of MongoDB, Its Open Source Community, and Where Percona Is Going With It

Join us at Percona Live Online for this keynote as we discuss the most recent release of MongoDB and some of its features that users are still most excited about. Then we will also discuss the direction of MongoDB and other NoSQL technologies and the impact to the Open Source Community as more vendors continue to push toward an all-on-one platform that many developers and CTO’s are beginning to see as Oracle of NoSQL technologies.


Open Source DatabaseMongoDB

Oct 26, 2020

A Look at the Elephant's Trunk PostgreSQL 13 - Magnus Hagander

PostgreSQL version 13 was released on September 24th. As usual, this new release comes with well over a hundred new features, both for existing users looking to upgrade and new users looking to build or migrate. In this keynote, we'll look at a few of the bigger ones, and what they can do.

Magnus Hagander is a member of the PostgreSQL Core Team and a developer and code committer in the PostgreSQL Global Development Group.


Oct 26, 2020

The Cloud is Inevitable - Sugu Sougoumarane

There is a reason why the cloud is gaining popularity. On one hand, software is growing and getting more complex. In contrast, the computing power of a single machine has more or less maxed out. The only way to keep growing is by distributing our software across machines. It is only a matter of time before this requirement starts to affect the databases. For many, it already has.

To face these changes, we have to evolve both in...


Oct 26, 2020

Organizing for your Ethical Principles - Liz Fong Jones Emily Gorcenski

Our job as engineers does not stop with eliminating technical defects and ensuring high reliability. Engineers of all kinds must ensure their work serves the public good. A service that reliably harms, exacerbates injustices, or excludes marginalized groups is not a service worth building and maintaining. Learn how to effectively accomplish change in your working conditions or your employer's products through grassroots employee...


Oct 26, 2020

The Technological Response to a Global Pandemic - Karen Ambrose

Since March 2020, the Francis Crick Institute has rapidly transformed its labs to become a COVID 19 diagnostic testing facility and contribute to the testing capacity for healthcare staff and patients in the North London community as part of our response to the global pandemic.

This presentation will share the work involved in setting the Francis Crick Institute up as a COVID19 testing facility, highlighting the technological...

Open Source Database

Oct 26, 2020

The Democratization of Databases - Bruce Momjian

This presentation covers the history of various governing structures and why democracy provides superior results. It then explains that an OpenSource is a form of democracy, compared to the methods used by proprietary software producers. It covers the many benefits Postgres has enjoyed using an open development model, and how its future remains bright.

Bruce Momjian is co-founder and core team member of the PostgreSQL Global...

Open Source DatabasePostgreSQL

Oct 26, 2020

Why Public Database as a Service is Prime for Open Source Distribution - Peter Zaitsev

The database market is changing drastically in ways no one imagined 5 years ago. Database vendors are moving away from traditional deployment methods and embracing database as a service (DBaaS) as the default method to offer their database technologies to consumers and users. Much of this movement has been built because of the success and popularity of DBaaS offerings by major cloud vendors. Unfortunately, this is leading to a new era...

Open Source Database

Oct 16, 2020

Percona, AWS & ScienceLogic: Converting DBaaS To A Fully Managed Solution

Database-as-a-service (DBaaS) can be thought of as a platform that can be used to manage an organization’s database environment(s). One of the most well known DBaaS platforms is Aurora powered by AWS.

In this webinar Ananias Tsalouchidis, Senior MySQL DBA at Percona, will discuss how Percona can convert your DBaaS to a fully managed solution ensuring that Aurora is properly optimized for better application performance, creating...

Open Source DatabaseCloud Solutions

Oct 14, 2020

Percona: a solid and compatible alternative to MongoDB

NOTE: This webinar will be delivered in Italian.

MongoDB is the most used document-base database but some of the more requested features are available only in the Enterprise version. Percona is an alternative to MongoDB with its open source, solid and 100% compatible server. In this webinar, in Italian, you will learn about PSMDB and, with our Italian financial customer, Fabrick, will discuss its experience with Percona Support...

Open Source DatabaseMongoDB