This is a quick reminder that this week there are 2 MySQL User Group Meetings (Amsterdam and Madrid) where we will be talking about Scaling MySQL. Guest speaker will be Morgan Tocker from PingCap who will talk about TiDB. More information: MySQL User Group NL meetup taking place on Monday (presenting: Morgan, Daniël and Simon) […]
[ English ] – texto en español abajo We’re pleased to announce the next Madrid MySQL Users Group meetup which will take place on the 15th of November at 19:00. Sign up details can be found here. There’ll also be a similar meetup in Amsterdam on the 12th November hosted by a colleague. Details here. […]
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The call for submitting a talk to Percona Live Europe 2018 is closing today, and while there may be a short extension, have you already got your talk submitted? I suggest doing so ASAP!
I’m sure many of you have heard of cryptocurrencies, the blockchain, and so on. But how many of you realiize that Coinbase, an application that handles cryptocurrency trades, matching book orders, and more, is powered by MongoDB? With the hype and growth in interest in late 2017, Coinbase has had to scale. They gave an excellent talk at MongoDB World, titled MongoDB & Crypto Mania (the video is worth a watch), and they’ve also written a blog post, …[Read more]
“Spark and Ignite can complement each other very well. Ignite can provide shared storage for Spark so state can be passed from one Spark application or job to another. Ignite can also be used to provide distributed SQL with indexing that accelerates Spark SQL by up to 1,000x.”–Nikita Ivanov.
I have interviewed Nikita Ivanov,CTO of GridGain.
Main topics of the interview are Apache Ignite, Apache Spark and MySQL, and how well they perform on big data analytics.
Q1. What are the main technical challenges of SaaS development projects?
Nikita Ivanov: SaaS requires that the applications be highly responsive, reliable and web-scale. SaaS development projects face many of the same challenges as …[Read more]
Tab housekeeping but I also realise that people seem to have missed announcements, developments, etc. that have happened in the last couple of months (and boy have they been exciting). I think we definitely need something like the now-defunct MySQL Newsletter (and no, DB Weekly or NoSQL Weekly just don’t seem to cut it for me!).
By October 4 at the …[Read more]