Recently, we initiated a new project, the Open Source Database Community Blog. One way to think of this is as an online, year round version of the Percona Live conferences. If you have a story to tell, an experience to share, or a lesson to be learned send it along. As long as it’s related […]
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So, after a whirlwind few days, Percona Live 2018 has been and gone. There was a great energy about the conference, and it was fantastic to meet so many open source database enthusiasts and supporters. A few things that I experienced: Your great willingness to share knowledge. It was a fantastic place to learn for […]
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One of the highlights of Percona Live is that the winners of the annual MySQL Community Awards are announced. A 100% community effort, the awards were created to recognize community contribution. This year saw six very deserving winners in three categories: MySQL Community Awards: Community Contributor of the year 2018 Two individuals received these awards: […]
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The Percona Live Europe 2017 conference has been going strong for two days, and I’ve been to a bunch of presentations. An excellent one was High-Performance JSON – PostgreSQL Vs. MongoDB with Wei Shan Ang and Dominic Dwyer of GlobalSign. This talk was very engaging and well attended and provided some enlightening stats from their experiments […]
One of the widely discussed technologies at Percona Live Europe was the logistics of running MySQL in containers. Containers – particularly Docker – have become a hot topic, so there was a good-sized crowd on day one of the conference for Ashraf Sharif, Senior Support Engineer with Severalnines. He presented his talk “MySQL on Docker: […]
Percona Live Europe 2017 keeps providing excellent sessions with useful information on great open source database technologies. Yandex’s Clickhouse was one of these technologies that was well covered at the conference this year. There were several talks that featured Clickhouse this year. I was able to attend two of them. The first was a discussion of […]
Day one of the Percona Live Europe Conference was a huge hit. The first day of sessions went well. People spoke on many different open source database topics, and talks were well-attended. One such talk I got to sit in was on Spatial Data in MySQL 8.0, given by Norvald Ryeng of Oracle. MySQL 8.0 […]