Some of the Vitess maintainers traveled to Brussels, Belgium to attend and speak at pre-FOSDEM MySQL Days and at FOSDEM. pre-FOSDEM MySQL Days # When: Feb 2-3 Who: Deepthi Sigireddi, Harshit Gangal, Shlomi Noach What: VTOrc - How Vitess achieves consensus using MySQL Replication by Deepthi Highlights # There were a lot of questions about how Vitess handles various failure scenarios. We had good conversations with both the MySQL team and MySQL/Vitess community users.
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Kubecon+CloudNativeCon EU 2022 # When: May 16-20 Who: Deepthi Sigireddi, Harshit Gangal, Manan Gupta What: Vitess project booth, maintainer talk, office hours Event Details # May 16-17 were co-located events. We were there for the main conference which was May 18-20. There were 7000+ attendees. The Vitess team were attending in their capacity as project maintainers to staff a booth in the Project Pavilion, hold office hours and to give a talk.
My first talk is a tutorial Testing like a boss: Deploy and Test Complex Topologies With a Single Command, scheduled at Percona Live Europe in Amsterdam on September 30th at 13:30.
My second talk is Amazing sandboxes with dbdeployer scheduled on October 1st at 11:00. It is the same topic as the tutorial, but covers a narrow set of features, all in the *amazing* category.
The tutorial introduces a challenging topic, because when people hear testing, they imagine a troop of monkeys fiddling with a keyboard and a mouse, endlessly repeating a boring task. What I want to show is that testing is a creative activity and, with the right tools and mindset, it could be exciting and rewarding. During my work as a quality assurance engineer, I have always seen a boring task as an opportunity to automate. …[Read more]
As people are getting back from vacations and application traffic is going back and hitting database backend hard, it is a good time to think about performance and prepare for the winter holiday spike. Whenever you are on-premise or in the cloud, questions are the same:
- Are we satisfied with the current MySQL performance?
- How much traffic are we currently serving?
- Is there enough capacity to stay stable as traffic increases?
- What would be the best way to stay cost-effective as we grow?
Unfortunately, the answers are not so obvious and require a thorough performance analysis. However, there is a chance that your problem has already been solved by someone else. I do not mean StackOverflow (which is a beautiful place, by the way), but some higher level questions which people usually discuss at conferences, and we have several of them ongoing or just a couple of weeks away.
ProxySQL Technology Day in Ghent, Belgium
As a part of the ProxySQL team I am happy to announce my trip to Ghent to ProxySQL Technology Day. With great pleasure, I will join the experts from Oracle, Percona, and Pythian to talk about various things that ProxySQL can do for a user. We are going to meet at 5PM at Ghent’s Co.Station co-working on Thursday, October 3rd to walk through key features that ProxySQL is adding to MySQL ecosystem. Join me and others for five talks and a round table about building MySQL infrastructure to serve hundreds of thousands of queries per second.
What am I going to talk about?
In my 30 minutes “Introduction to High …[Read more]
Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2019 – Austin, Texas is on 28-30 May 2019, This is no longer a MySQL only conference and it is a must attend conference for every open source database systems geek who is passionate about building an web-scale database infrastructure operations which is optimal, scalable, highly reliable and secured. This conference provides great opportunity to network, learn and share knowledge with passionate technology professionals from across the globe. I personally track this conference for several years and it is among those few very organized Technology Ops. conferences, This year Percona Live is personally more special to me because I had an opportunity to be on the Percona Live conference committee ( https://www.percona.com/live/19/conference-committee ) and really enjoyed the entire process from kick-off call to …[Read more]
Announcing the opening of the Percona Live Europe Open Source Database Conference 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany call for papers. It will be open from now until August 10, 2018. The conference takes place November 5–7.
Our theme this year is
Connect. Accelerate. Innovate.
As a speaker at Percona Live Europe, you’ll have the opportunity to CONNECT with your peers—open source database experts and enthusiasts who share your commitment to improving knowledge and exchanging ideas. ACCELERATE your projects and career by presenting at the premier open source database event, a great way to build your personal and company brands. And influence the evolution of the open source software movement by demonstrating how you INNOVATE!
Community initiatives …[Read more]
This Wednesday, 6th June 2018, I will be presenting at OpenExpo Europe in Madrid: Experiences with testing dev MySQL versions and why it’s good for you. It’s always good to test new releases of MySQL and this presentation talks about why. If you are at the conference then please come along and say hello. Update 2018-06-07. … Continue reading I will be presenting at OpenExpoEurope in Madrid on Wednesday
Percona Live Santa Clara, an annual event where open source database users, developers and enthusiasts come together, was held in April at the Santa-Clara convention centre. Pythian was well represented once more with no less than five presentations and a total of nine attendees.
This year the conference was condensed to two days of breakout sessions and one day of tutorials. Though it was shorter in length, the organizers broadened their horizons by including not only MySQL and MongoDB tracks, but this year they even put together a full PostgreSQL track. Moving from MySQL only to multiple technologies, inspired this year’s tagline: polyglot persistence conference. The increase in number of sessions allowed for a lot more options, but the condensed schedule made it much harder to choose which sessions to attend!
My observation from last year’s …[Read more]
Continuent have been a long term sponsor of the Percona Live conference, and the MySQL conference as it was before that, for many years. We have attended the conference both as a Diamond sponsor, and members of our staff attending and presenting our products and experience at the conference.
The nature of these conferences always changes over time, and we have seen over the last few years how the Percona Live conference has moved from being a pure MySQL conference to an open source database conference. Although Continuent continue to provide open source software and integrate with many open source databases, our core operation still revolves around MySQL clustering and replication for MySQL and Oracle.
Continuent is also evolving and changing and we are increasingly deploying and moving towards pure cloud-based environments, building and developing products that are used on the cloud or …[Read more]
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