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Percona and Continuent present: Multi-Data Center MySQL with Continuent Tungsten
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Many users are challenged with how to setup multi-master, multi-site MySQL clusters. How to do you go from a single database server to a scalable cluster? Or move from a brittle MySQL replication system to a transparent, manageable database cluster? In this joint webinar with Continuent, Percona examines how Continuent Tungsten addresses these problems.  First, we discuss the read-write
Multi-Data Center MySQL with Continuent Tungsten: Dec. 11 webinar
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I’m looking forward to next week’s MySQL webinar with Robert Hodges, CEO of Continuent. We’ll be speaking on the topic “Multi-Data Center MySQL with Continuent Tungsten.”

You’re not alone if you’ve been vexed when trying to assemble multi-master, multi-site MySQL clusters. Whether that was a move from a single database server to a scalable cluster, or from a brittle MySQL

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Building a geo-distributed database for your global applications
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DBTA roundtable: Building a Geo-Distributed Database for Your Global Applications THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2013 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET In today's global economy, more and more businesses have employees,
Continuent Tungsten team and sessions at Percona Live London next week - Save 10% with our discount code
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Continuent is proud to sponsor Percona Live London 2013, November 11-12! Don't miss these five (5) talks by our database clustering and replication stars: Keynote: Data in the Cloud - What You Don't Know Can Hurt You, by Robert Hodges Continuent Tungsten 2.0 for Business-Critical MySQL Deployments, by Robert Hodges and Giuseppe Maxia Use Your MySQL Knowledge to Become an Instant MongoDB Guru,
Percona Live MySQL Conference 2013 wrap-up
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The Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo 2013 was April 22-25 in Santa Clara, California. This was Percona’s second year organizing the conference and we were very pleased with the event and the feedback (check the #perconalive hashtag for a sampling of the great comments such as this from Tom Krouper or this from John Goulah or this from Jeremy Tinley or this from SF MySQL Meetup).

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Tungsten University: Unleashing the Power of Tungsten Connectors
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Tungsten clusters use the Tungsten Connector to ensure your applications transparently connect to the master. This enables failover and seamless switching of masters for maintenance. However, you can do far more. Tungsten Connector allows you to make better use of hardware by load balancing SQL traffic to slaves. There is also a wealth of configuration settings to help Tungsten Connector manage
Introducing Data Fabric Design for Commodity SQL Databases
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Extract from THE SCALE-OUT BLOG by Robert Hodges (CEO, Continuent)http://scale-out-blog.blogspot.com Data management is undergoing a revolution. Many businesses now depend on data sets that vastly exceed the capacity of DBMS servers. Applications operate 24x7 in complex cloud environments using small and relatively unreliable VMs. Managers need to act on new information from those systems in
Tungsten University: Configure & provision Continuent Tungsten clusters
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Are you unsure of the steps needed to get your Continuent Tungsten cluster up-and-running? In this virtual course, we will teach you how to get from a single database server to a scalable cluster, or from a brittle MySQL replication system to a transparent, manageable Tungsten cluster.  We will discuss the benefits of leveraging Continuent Tungsten clustering with MySQL, and walk you through the
[Plus] readers choice 2012 : It’s time to vote!
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Oh yes, 2012 was an incredible year for the MySQL Community!
That’s why I would like to change the rules this year and I would like to offer you a new survey for this [Plus] reader’s choice 2012.

Community users, bloggers and events made the whole community last year, tell us how you used this community?
It will only take 5 minutes of your precious time, votes will be closed Jan. 31.

Vote for what you used! (with your heart, again…)

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Multi-master, star, and fan-in replication made easy with Tungsten
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Tungsten Replicator is a popular replacement for MySQL replication. It has now become a mature and robust product, with an easy-to-use installer. While installing a simple master/slave topology was made as easy as it could possibly be since version 2.0.3, installing complex topologies was still a matter for advanced users only. Not any more! Continuent has released a package of cookbook
Industrial-strength MySQL applications using Percona and Continuent
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MySQL is the first choice for a large majority of web applications thanks to its ease of use and low cost of operation. However, running big apps on MySQL is still a challenge even for experts. In this webinar we show you how to combine Percona Server and Percona XtraBackup with Continuent Tungsten to build business-critical systems capable of processing hundreds of millions of transactions per
State of the art of MySQL HA and Replication
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MySQL is the world’s most popular open-source database, and powers websites and applications of numerous leading and fast-growing organizations. In this streamed video from a MySQL community event in Barcelona, we cover everything you need to know to successfully scale out and replicate your MySQL databases and make your applications highly available.   Video streaming by Ustream
Webinar: Industrial-Strength MySQL Applications Using Percona and Continuent
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Wednesday, 11/28 @ 10 am PT/ 1 pm ET Register at http://www.percona.com/webinars/industrial-strength-mysql-applications-using-percona-and-continuent MySQL is the first choice for a large majority of web applications thanks to its ease of use and low cost of operation. However, running big apps on MySQL is still a challenge even for experts. In this webinar we will show you how to combine
Webinar 12/6 - Multi-master, star, and fan-in replication made easy with Tungsten
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December 6th @ 10 am PT/1pm ET Learn more at http://bit.ly/U51cM5   Tungsten Replicator is a popular replacement for MySQL replication. With new 2.0.6 release, it has now become a mature and robust product, with an easy-to-use installer. While installing a simple master/slave topology was made as easy as it could possibly be, installing complex topologies was still a matter for advanced users
¡Hola, Barcelonians! Join us Tuesday, Nov 13th
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Join us at this MySQL community event with Continuent database rockstars. "State of the art of MySQL High Availability and Replication" in Barcelona, November 13th at 7pm. Reserve your seat at http://mysql-high-availability.eventbrite.es. MySQL is the world’s most popular open-source database, and powers websites and applications of numerous leading and fast-growing organizations. In this
Don't miss these five (5) Continuent Tungsten talks at Percona Live London
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Learn tips and tricks from the database replication and clustering stars: Future-Proofing MySQL for the World-Wide Data Revolution, by Robert Hodges Why, What, and How of Data Warehouses for MySQL, by Robert Hodges Multi-master. Multi-site  MySQL Databases Made Easy with Continuent Tungsten, by Robert Hodges and Giuseppe Maxia MySQL High Availability: Power, Magic and Usability, by Giuseppe
Real-time Replication Between Oracle and Oracle, and Oracle and MySQL
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Re Oracle is the most powerful database system in the world. However, Oracle's expensive and complex replication makes it difficult to build highly available applications or move data in real-time to data warehouses and popular databases like MySQL.  In this video (recording of our live webcast on 10/18/12) you will learn how Continuent Tungsten solves problems with Oracle replication at a
Multi-Master, Multi-Site MySQL Databases Made Easy with Continuent Tungsten
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Cross-site databases are the next challenge facing today's MySQL-based businesses. Continuent Tungsten provides multiple options for spreading data across sites, including primary/DR, multi-master, and system-of-record approaches. Learn how Continuent Tungsten enables replication, failover, and routing of transactions between sites.  In this video (recording of our webinar on 10/11/12) we
Percona Live NYC - It's a wrap
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If you missed Percona Live MySQL Conference in NYC, download these Continuent Tungsten talks! FUTURE-PROOFING MYSQL FOR THE WORLD-WIDE DATA REVOLUTION by Robert Hodges SOLVING LARGE-SCALE DATABASE ADMINISTRATION WITH CONTINUENT TUNGSTEN by Robert Hodges and Neil Armitage CONSOLIDATE YOUR SHARDED DATABASE INDEXES IN REAL-TIME by Jeff Mace We are sponsoring the upcoming Percona Live events in
Webinar 10/11: Multi-Master, Multi-Site MySQL Databases Made Easy with Continuent Tungsten
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Cross-site databases are the next challenge facing today's MySQL-based businesses. Continuent Tungsten provides multiple options for spreading data across sites, including primary/DR, multi-master, and system-of-record approaches. Join us to learn how Continuent Tungsten enables replication, failover, and routing of transactions between sites. We cover the following topics: Introduction to
Don't miss these four (4) Continuent Tungsten talks at Percona Live New York
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- Future-Proofing MySQL for the World-Wide Data Revolution by Robert Hodges- Solving Large-Scale Database Administration with Continuent Tungsten by Robert Hodges and Neil Armitage  - MySQL Backup and Recovery Essentials by Ronald Bradford  - Consolidate Your Sharded Database Indexes in Real-time by Jeff Mace   Get 10% discount from your conference pass by using discount code Continuent
Continuent Tungsten at MySQL Connect
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Come meet Tungsten replication and clustering experts. Don't miss these 5 talks: Managing Worldwide Data with MySQL and Continuent Tungsten by Robert Hodges Replicating from MySQL to Oracle Database and Back Again by Robert Hodges MySQL High Availability: Power and Usability by Giuseppe Maxia Lessons from Managing 500+ MySQL Instances in the Cloud by Ronald Bradford Improving Performance with
Webinar 9/27: MySQL High Availability Realized
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High availability is about more than just making sure that applications can get to your data, even if there is a failure: How about when you are upgrading your database schema What if you need to add memory to a database server or reconfigure/restart MySQL If your apps want to read data from a MySQL slave, how can you be sure they are not reading stale data without re-coding your apps What
451 CAOS Links 2010.11.02
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JCP election results. Funding for Acquia and Continuent. Fedora 14. And more.

Follow 451 CAOS Links live @caostheory on Twitter and Identi.ca, and daily at Paper.li/caostheory
“Tracking the open source news wires, so you don’t have to.”

# The Java Community Process election results are in.

# Acquia closed an $8.5m series C funding round and announced that it has tripled its customer base in 2010.

# Continuent appointed Robert Hodges CEO and confirmed details of $5m funding from Aura Capital.

# Red Hat announced the


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Continuent launches Tungsten project for database scale-out
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Continuent is probably best known for its database clustering technology for MySQL, as well as PostgreSQL, but the company has for some time had its sights set on expanding beyond open source databases and enabling horizontal database scalability.

It has just taken a major step towards delivering on both counts with the launch of Tungsten, its new stack of open source middleware technologies designed to enable low-cost databases to scale horizontally for database failover and continuity.

Tungsten includes includes Sequoia, the existing synchronous

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Using BASE instead of ACID for scalability
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My editor Andy Oram recently sent me an ACM article on BASE, a technique for improving scalability by being willing to give up some other properties of traditional transactional systems.

It’s a really good read. In many ways it is the same religion everyone who’s successfully scaled a system Really Really Big has advocated. But this is different: it’s a very clear article, with a great writing style that really cuts out the fat and teaches the principles without being specific to any environment or sounding egotistical.

He mentions a lot of current thinking in the field, including the CAP principle, which Robert Hodges of Continuent first turned me onto a

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