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). [Read more...]
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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:
- 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
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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
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
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# Continuent appointed Robert Hodges CEO and confirmed details of $5m funding from Aura Capital.
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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 [Read more...]
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