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Percona Universities in South America Next Week

There’s just one week to go before the first of this year’s Percona University events in South America. We’re really pleased with the lineup for all three events. We’re also incredibly happy with the response that we have had from the community. While we realize that a free event is… well… free… you are still giving up your time and travel. We place great value on that and we’re making sure that you’ll be hearing quality technical talks from Percona and our guest speakers. Most of the talks will be presented in Spanish – Portuguese in Brazil – although slides will be made available in English.

In fact, the events have been so popular that it’s quite possible that by the time you read this we’ll be operating a wait list for Montevideo

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How to implement a database job queue using SKIP LOCKED

Introduction In this article, we are going to see how we can implement a database job queue using SKIP LOCKED. I decided to write this article while answering this Stack Overflow question asked by Rafael Winterhalter. Since SKIP LOCKED is a lesser-known SQL feature, it’s a good opportunity to show you how to use it and why you should employ it, especially when implementing a job queue task. Domain Model Let’s assume we have the following Post entity which has a status Enum property looking as follows: The PostStatus Enum encapsulates the... Read More

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Upcoming Webinar Wed 4/10: Extending and Customizing Percona Monitoring and Management

Please join Percona’s Product Manager, Michael Coburn, as he presents his talk Extending and Customizing Percona Monitoring and Management on April 10th, 2019 at 10:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4).

Register Now

Do you already run stock PMM in your environment and want to learn how you extend the PMM platform? If so, come learn about:

1. Dashboard Customizations
* How to create a custom dashboard from existing graphs, or build Cross Server Dashboards
2. External Exporters – Monitor any service, anywhere!
* …

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How does a relational database execute SQL statements and prepared statements

Introduction In this article, we are going to see how a relational database executes SQL statements and prepared statements. SQL statement lifecycle The main database modules responsible for processing a SQL statement are: the Parser, the Optimizer, the Executor. A SQL statement execution looks like in the following diagram. Parser The Parser checks the SQL statement and ensures its validity. The statements are verified both syntactically (the statement keywords must be properly spelled and following the SQL language guidelines) and semantically (the referenced tables and column do exist in the database). During... Read More

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Percona University Travels to South America

We started hosting Percona University a few years back with the aim of sharing knowledge with the open source database community. The events are held in cities across the world. The next Percona University days will visiting Uruguay, Argentina, and Brazil, in a lightning tour at the end of April.

  • Montevideo, Tuesday, April 23 2019 from 8.30am to 6.30pm
  • Buenos Aires, Thursday, April 25 2019 from 1.30pm to 10.3pm
  • São Paulo, Saturday, April 27 2019 from 9.30am to 7.30pm

What is Percona University?

It is a technical …

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London Open Source Database Community Meetup

I strongly believe in the community.

Communities are the real strength of open source. Not just the theoretical ability to study, modify and share code – but the fact that other people out there are doing these things. Creating a base of knowledge and a network of relations.These can become work relationships, valuable discussions, open source tools, or even friendships.

That is why, when I heard that several people from the Percona support team will soon be in London, I badly wanted to organise an event.

Actually, there was an interesting coincidence. When I asked Sveta Smirnova if anyone from Percona lives in London, I already knew I wanted to organise an event with this new meetup group I’ve started: …

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Percona’s Open Source Data Management Software Survey

Click Here to Complete our New Survey!

Last year we informally surveyed the open source community and our conference attendees.
The results revealed that:

  • 48% of those in the cloud choose to self-manage their databases, but 52% were comfortable relying on the DBaaS offering of their cloud vendor.
  • 49% of people said “performance issues” when asked, “what keeps you up at night?”
  • The major decision influence for buying services was price, with 42% of respondents keen to make the most of their money.

We found this information so interesting that we wanted to find out more! As a result, we are pleased to announce the launch of our first annual Open Source Data Management Software Survey.

The final results will be 100% anonymous, and will be made freely available on Creative Commons. …

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2019 Database Trends – SQL vs. NoSQL, Top Databases, Single vs. Multiple Database Use

Wondering which databases are trending in 2019? We asked hundreds of developers, engineers, software architects, dev teams, and IT leaders at DeveloperWeek to discover the current NoSQL vs. SQL usage, most popular databases, important metrics to track, and their most time-consuming database management tasks. Get the latest insights on MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Redis, and many others to see which database management systems are most favored this year.

SQL vs. NoSQL

As any database administrator knows, the first question you have to ask yourself is whether to use a SQL or NoSQL database for your application. …

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Your SQL IS NOT JavaScript (neither PHP)

IS NULL, IS NOT NULL, truthiness among other assertions on MySQL and PostgreSQL

People like to complain about JavaScript, how can one thing be equal to the other, i.e. null == undefined evaluates to true unless you use the triple equals ===. Other dynamic typed languages have its peculiarities, such as Ruby where 0 == true evaluates to true, the reason for Ruby is that considers 0 as a value and any value evaluates to true.

How about SQL? The answer is… it depends.

Which database are you using?

Some may be more forgiving, like MySQL doing casts for you all over the place, or more strict like PostgreSQL where you can only compare the truthiness of something of the same type.

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Open Source Database Conference CFP Deadline Sunday January 27

This year at our Open Source Database Conference we’re celebrating open source database technologies that don’t fit into the MySQL®, MongoDB®, MariaDB®, or PostgreSQL realms by featuring them in their very own track. The glamorously-named Other Open Source Databases track! As unbiased champions of open source database solutions, we embrace all flavors of open source database, and pride ourselves at presenting one of the biggest events dedicated to any and all OSDBs.

Another innovation this year is the introduction of a Java programming for open source databases track. Maybe that would be of interest?

The conference takes place at the end of May in Austin, a fantastic place to visit, and state capital of Texas.

As mentioned in …

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