Let’s look at some of the most popular Percona Database Performance Blog posts in 2018. The closing of a year lends itself to looking back. And making lists. With the Percona Database Performance Blog, Percona staff and leadership work hard to provide the open source community with insights, technical support, predictions and metrics around multiple […]
Come see Percona at AWS re:Invent from November 26-30, 2018 in booth 1605 in The Venetian Hotel Expo Hall. Percona is a Bronze sponsor of AWS re:Invent in 2018 and will be there for the whole show! Drop by booth 1605 in The Venetian Expo Hall to discuss how Percona’s unbiased open source databse experts can […]
Percona’s very own Michael Benshoof posted an article called Supercharge your Amazon RDS for MySQL deployment with ProxySQL and Percona Monitoring and Management on the AWS Database blog. In this article, Michael looks at how to maximize the performance of your cloud database Amazon RDS deployment. He shows that you can enhance performance by using ProxySQL to handle […]
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Percona Live 2018 is officially done! The closing ceremony ends the conference with a last few lightning talks and a prize giveaway. We ended the Percona Live 2018 conference the same way we started: with talks! This year, we had our lightning talks as part of our closing ceremony. They included: Amazon Aurora MySQL and […]
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We’re heading into the home stretch at Percona Live 2018, but the sessions are continuing. I was able to attend a talk this afternoon given by Inaam Rana, a Database Developer at Alibaba Cloud, on PolarDB, an InnoDB based shared-everything storage solution. POLARDB provides read scale out on shared everything architecture. It features 100% backward […]
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We’re moving along at Percona Live 2018, and there are still packed and energetic talks after lunch. My next session was with Andrew Regner, Production Engineer at Facebook. His talk was on securing access to Facebook’s databases. Since the beginning, Facebook has used a conventional username/password to secure access to production MySQL instances. Over the […]
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Percona Live 2018 is moving along, and the first person I got a chance to talk with is Michael Demmer, Senior Staff Engineer at Slack. His talk was on Migrating to Vitess at (Slack Scale). MySQL is the backbone of Slack’s data storage infrastructure. It handles billions of queries per day across thousands of sharded […]
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Welcome to Percona Live 2018 keynotes, day two! Day two of Percona Live 2018 looks to be as filled with great talks as day one. Today we started with keynote presentations from Percona, a panel on the evolution of databases and talks from VividCortex and Upwork. You can view the recording of today’s keynotes here. Percona […]
Percona Live 2018 Sessions: Ghostferry – the Swiss Army Knife of Live Data Migrations with Minimum Downtime
In this blog post on Percona Live 2018 sessions, we’ll talk with Shuhoa Wu, Software Developer for Shopify, Inc. about how Ghostferry is the Swiss Army knife of live data migrations. Existing tools like mysqldump and replication cannot migrate data between GTID-enabled MySQL and non-GTID-enabled MySQL – a common configuration across multiple cloud providers that cannot be […]