Sphinx is a free, open-source search server that integrates nicely with MySQL. It provides a fast, scalable, and pluggable search framework. The Sphinx engine possesses a variety of tools enabling you to customize how searching/indexing interacts with or becomes a part of your environment.
Join me and Sphinx Search CEO/CTO Andrew Aksyonoff, the founder and creative force behind Sphinx, on Wednesday, November 20th at 10 a.m. PST as we discuss how to get started with Sphinx and seamlessly integrate it into your applications and MySQL. The title of our webinar is, “ …[Read more...]
Drupal is one of the most popular open source CMS applications available – and it runs primarily on a MySQL backend. Out of the box, the schema is well tuned and indexed. However, there are some ways to tweak the default installation to get more out of the system right from start. Similarly, there is a fair bit of hidden flexibility (especially in the latest version) in terms of database configuration.
In a free MySQL webinar on Wednesday, November 13th at 1pm EST, I’ll go …[Read more...]
I want to thank all attendees of my webinar, “MySQL 5.6 New Replication Features: Benefits, Challenges and Limitations“. We had questions that I didn’t have the time to answer:
Q: If I run on Amazon’s RDS, do I need to worry about enabling crash-safe slaves, or is that already in place?
A: Crash-safe …[Read more...]
On Wednesday I’ll be leading a webinar exploring MySQL 5.6’s new replication features. And yes, as usual I’ll deliver news on the good, the bad and the ugly (that is to say the benefits, limitations and challenges).
The webinar, appropriately titled, “New Replication Features in MySQL 5.6: Benefits, Limitations, and …[Read more...]
A week ago we launched our first GA release of Percona Server 5.6 and it’s a real game-changer for us. The release of Percona Server 5.6 (our enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL) not only provides stability and performance but also provides key features only available in Oracle’s MySQL 5.6 Enterprise Edition. As usual, Percona Server 5.6 is 100 percent Free and Open Source Software.
On Oct. 16 I’ll lead a webinar that will present what’s new in Percona Server 5.6 that makes it …[Read more...]
We had a wonderful time during the Sept. 25 webinar, “MySQL 5.6 Configuration Optimization,” and I got a lot more questions than I could answer during the hour. So here is a followup with answers to the most interesting questions you guys asked. (You can also watch a recording of entire webinar …[Read more...]
MySQL DBAs know that integrating MySQL and a big data solution can be challenging. That’s why I invite you to join me this Wednesday (Oct. 2) at 10 a.m. Pacific time for a free webinar in which I’ll walk you through how to implement a successful big data strategy with Apache Hadoop and MySQL. This webinar is specifically tailored for MySQL DBAs and developers (or any person with a previous MySQL experience) who wants to know about how to use Apache Hadoop together with MySQL for Big …[Read more...]
This Wednesday in our next webinar I’ll share how to configure a better-performing MySQL 5.6 server. You’ll lean a practical approach to generating a sensible configuration file that sets what is needed and omits what is not.
Why dedicate an entire webinar to the new configuration settings within MySQL 5.6? Mainly because the default configuration files that come with MySQL 5.6 are not …[Read more...]