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]
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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]
Calling all developers, DBAs, engineers, SREs, and database aficionados: we’re hitting the road and hope to see you along the way. It's always a highlight of our year when we get to meet up with our users and friends face-to-face, and we'll be attending events across the country (and abroad!) for the rest of 2018. If you see our booth, come say hello.
Below is a list of the places you'll be able to find us over the next nine months, plus descriptions of how we'll be involved at each event (and, in some cases, special ticket discount codes).
For those going to Percona Live next week, I am re-sharing this blog post from September 2012 (from a now-defunct blog):
As many folks know, I do a bit of traveling, both going to conferences, and speaking at them (MySQL and others). So I have compiled a list of tips and tricks, from the basics like do not forget to eat breakfast to putting your business cards inside your bag. I have a list with pictures that I will add to as I think of more. I hope you enjoy this tumblr-style list of conference tips!
Do you have any other tips? Add them in the comments!
Percona Live 2017 is only a couple weeks away, and we're making our list of can't-miss events that we plan to catch while we're there. If you ask us, VividCortex's Baron Schwartz and Preetam Jinka's talks and breakout sessions are obvious picks, but we're just as excited to catch some of the fantastic presentations by our friends and peers. Need help getting your schedule in order before Percona Live kicks off? Below are five agenda items that we're particularly excited to see in Santa Clara.
MySQL Parallel Replication (LOGICAL_CLOCK): all
the 5.7 details
27 April - 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM @ Room 210
A few months ago, we published a blog post …[Read more]
PGConf Silicon Valley was excellent this year: good organization, great speakers, and top-notch vibes in general. We were excited to see everybody visiting (and crowding!) our booth and the overall very positive community presence. Highlights included a presentation about Postgres' use at TripAdvisor, a look at Amazon RDS for Postgres, and consideration of system scalability and the future of relational database management systems.
Baron Schwartz, VividCortex's own founder and CEO, was at the Silicon Valley conference, and he's said that it was the best PGConf he's been to yet. On November 18th, Baron even led a breakout session, titled "Analyzing PostgreSQL Network Traffic with vc-pgsql-sniffer," in which he explained both the principles and practice that come together to result in VividCortex's powerful sniffer tools. Even the questions asked at Baron's talk were fantastic.
To watch a video of Baron's breakout session, find …[Read more]
Thanks everyone who attended the hands-on lab session on MySQL Cluster at Oracle OpenWorld today.
The following are the links for the slides, the HOL instructions, and the HOL extra instructions.
Will try to summarize the HOL session below.
Aim of the HOL was to help attendees to familiarize with MySQL Cluster. In particular, by:
- Learning the basics of MySQL Cluster Architecture
- Learning the basics of MySQL Cluster Configuration and Administration
- Learning how to start a new Cluster for evaluation purposes and how …
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