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) … Continue reading Reminder: MySQL User Group NL and Madrid MySQL User Group Meetups presenting Scaling MySQL this week (Monday/Thursday)
[ 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. … Continue reading 2018-11-15: Announcing: Scaling MySQL with TiDB, Vitess and MySQL Cluster at Madrid MySQL Users Group
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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]
After reading Baron’s prediction on databases, here:
I want to provide my own view on what’s coming up next for SQL databases. I think we live in interesting times, when we can see the beginning of the next-generation of RDBMSs.
There are defining characteristics of such databases:
- Auto-scaling. The ability to add and use resources depending on the current load and database size. This is done transparently for users and DBAs.
- Auto-healing. The automatic handling of node …