Jan 21, 2021

MariaDB Observability

A broken MariaDB means a broken Application, so maintaining insights in MariaDB operational performance is critical. Thankfully MariaDB offers a lot in terms of observability to resolve problems quickly and get great insights into opportunities for optimization.

In this talk, we will cover the most important observability improvements in MariaDB ranging from Performance Schema and Information Schema to enhanced error logging and...


Nov 3, 2020

MariaDB 10.5 New Features for Troubleshooting - PLO October 2020

MariaDB 10.5 New Features for Troubleshooting - PLO October 2020


Nov 3, 2020

Building Data Lake with MariaDB ColumnStore - PLO October 2020

Building Data Lake with MariaDB ColumnStore


Nov 3, 2020

Soar Higher With MariaDB SkySQL - The Ultimate MariaDB Cloud

SkySQL is the first and only database-as-a-service (DBaaS) to bring the full power of MariaDB Platform to the cloud, combining powerful enterprise features and world-class support with unrivaled ease of use and groundbreaking innovation. Built for mission-critical applications and enterprise governance, SkySQL augments automation with the human expertise and experience needed to support and manage mission-critical deployments in the cloud...


May 26, 2020

Dynamic Tracking for Finding MariaDB (and MySQL) Performance Problems on Linux - Percona Live 2020

Valeriy Kravchuk talked about while troubleshooting MariaDB server performance problems it is important to find out where the time is spent in the mysqld process, on-CPU and off-CPU. The process of investigation should have as small influence as possible on the server we try to troubleshoot.

Performance_schema introduced in MySQL 5.5 (and inherited from MySQL 5.6 by MariaDB) is supposed to provide detailed enough instrumentation...

Percona Live SessionsMariaDBMySQL

May 26, 2020

Expert MariaDB: Utilise MariaDB Server Effectively - Colin Charles - Percona Live Online 2020

Let's take a simple Oracle-backed application, and migrate it to MariaDB Server 10.4. While we are at it, let's learn about how to use system versioned tables, Galera 4, the MyRocks storage engine, Flashback to rollback tables/databases to an older snapshot, and also use the built-in thread pool. This and more is possible in 3 hours, as MariaDBServer 10.4 has been out for some time now (June 2019) and it has many new features, some of...

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May 25, 2020

Profiling MySQL and MariaDB Hash Join Implementations- Jim Tommaney - Percona Live Online 2020

Hash Joins are a foundational join technology, now available in MySQL!

  • No index maintenance overhead.Can be orders of magnitude faster.Available for ad-hoc workloads and ETL.
  • Great complement to index join operations.

However, the underlying implementation is fundamentally different and introduces additional tweaks to optimize performance.
This presentation will give you the tools to learn when to...

Percona Live SessionsMariaDBMySQLOperations

May 22, 2020

MariaDB 10.4 and the Competition - Kaj Arno - Percona Live Online 2020

There are many good databases out there. Picking the right database for your project is never easy. There are technical criteria, business criteria, perhaps even ethical criteria. In this keynote, MariaDB Foundation CEO Kaj Arnö will present his – obviously completely impartial – view of the process.

Should you pick a database in the cloud or on-premise? Should you pick a relational database or a NoSQL database? Should you pick...

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Mar 17, 2020

MySQL 8 vs MariaDB 10.4

At the moment MySQL 8 and MariaDB 10.4 are the latest versions of the corresponding database management systems. Each of these DBMS has a unique set of features. For example, specific MariaDB features might be unavailable in MySQL, and vice versa. In this presentation, we’ll cover these new features and provide recommendations regarding which will work best on which DBMS.


Jun 19, 2019

Billion Goods in Few Categories: How Histograms Save a Life?

Sveta Smirnova (Percona) delivers the talk, "Billion Goods in Few Categories: How Histograms Save a Life?", on DAY 2 of the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2019, 5/30, at Austin, TX.

We store data with an intention to use it: search, retrieve, group, sort... To do it effectively, the MySQL Optimizer uses index statistics when it compiles the query execution plan. This approach works excellently unless your data...

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