Planet MySQL Planet MySQL: Meta Deutsch Español Français Italiano 日本語 Русский Português 中文
Showing entries 1 to 10 of 39 10 Older Entries

Displaying posts with tag: interview (reset)

Cloud DBA and Management Interview
+1 Vote Up -0Vote Down

Read the original article at Cloud DBA and Management Interview

What does a cloud computing expert need to know? This is the last of a three part guide to interviewing for a cloud operations position. You can find them here – part one Operations Interview and part two Deployment Interview. Here’s my guide to do just that. 1. Database administration experience Although in some shops [...]

For more articles like these go to Sean Hull's Scalable Startups

Related posts:
  • Oracle DBA Interview Questions
  • Cloud Operations Interview
  •   [Read more...]
    Cloud Operations Interview
    +1 Vote Up -0Vote Down

    Read the original article at Cloud Operations Interview

    What does a cloud computing expert need to know? How do you hire a cloud computing expert? Competition for operations & DBAs is fierce, so you’ll want to know how to find the best.

    If you’re a systems administrator or ops guy, you may want to prepare for an interview for such a position. Meanwhile, if you’re a director of it or operations, a recruiter or manager in HR, you’ll want to have some idea how to find the right candidate.

    Here’s my guide to do just that. You may

      [Read more...]
    Q&A with Monty by PacktPub
    +3 Vote Up -1Vote Down

    Monty just got interviewed by Packt Publishing in a Q&A format. There’s no way to comment on that article, so I’m wondering if you have any feedback — drop it here.

    Also decided to start collecting interviews related to MariaDB on the Knowledgebase. Remember that its open for all to edit, so sign up.

    OTN Interview about MySQL
    +3 Vote Up -1Vote Down

    I was interviewed by Justin Kestelyn the OTN Senior Director about MySQL at Oracle Open World this week.

    Some highlights of the questions asked:

    • 0:55 Since the close of acquisition has there been any change in direction?
    • 2:23 How have your clients and customers responded to the acquisition?
    • 3:53 You mentioned that Oracle will bring added advantages and could infuse invocation.
    • 5:15 InnoDB and MySQL are now both owned by Oracle. What do you see as the development advantages?
    • 6:47 What were your thoughts on the first MySQL Sunday?
    • 8:58 Forks?
    • 11:04 Contact Details

    You can view the Video online or play below.

    Paul McCullagh answers your questions about PBXT
    +5 Vote Up -0Vote Down

    Following on from our earlier announcement, Paul McCullagh has responded with the answers to your questions - as well as a few I gathered from other Percona folks, and attendees of OpenSQL Camp. Thank you Paul!

    What’s the "ideal" use case for the PBXT engine, and how does it compare in performance?  When would I use PBXT instead of a storage engine like MyISAM, InnoDB or XtraDB?

    Unfortunately it is not possible to point to a specific category of applications and say, "PBXT will be better here, so try it".  PBXT is a general purpose transactional storage engine, designed to perform well on a broad range of tasks, much like InnoDB.  However, PBXT's log-based architecture makes performance characteristics different to both MyISAM and InnoDB/XtraDB. Tests show that PBXT's performance is similar to InnoDB but, depending on your

      [Read more...]
    Barry Abrahamson, talks about Wordpress.com technicals
    +0 Vote Up -0Vote Down

    While at the MySQL Conference, I caught up with Barry Abrahamson, the systems wrangler/de-facto DBA behind Wordpress.com (and all other Automattic properties). Watch the video.



    You probably already know that Wordpress itself is built on top of MySQL. And despite everything you might have heard about our (MySQL/Sun’s) new founders, Wordpress is MySQL today, and for the foreseeable future. Anyway, I digress.

    Wordpress.com has about 70 million tables, and tens of thousands of blogs. Large amount of tables,



      [Read more...]
    Video interview with Jack Adams at #fosdem
    +0 Vote Up -0Vote Down
    This was an interview Jack Adams did with me at the MySQL/OpenSolaris booth at FOSDEM last weekend. Jack adams is an OpenSolaris mascotte, look around on YouTube for more funny interviews with him.
    Conversation with Lenz Grimmer
    Employee +0 Vote Up -0Vote Down
    You can read my conversation with Lenz Grimmer or look at other interviews conducted by the MySQL community team. 
    Conversation with Lenz Grimmer
    Employee +0 Vote Up -0Vote Down
    You can read my conversation with Lenz Grimmer or look at other interviews conducted by the MySQL community team. 
    Conversation with Lenz Grimmer
    Employee +0 Vote Up -0Vote Down
    You can read my conversation with Lenz Grimmer or look at other interviews conducted by the MySQL community team. 
    Showing entries 1 to 10 of 39 10 Older Entries

    Planet MySQL © 1995, 2014, Oracle Corporation and/or its affiliates   Legal Policies | Your Privacy Rights | Terms of Use

    Content reproduced on this site is the property of the respective copyright holders. It is not reviewed in advance by Oracle and does not necessarily represent the opinion of Oracle or any other party.