'PerconaLive' Tag

  • Some anecdotes I learned at Percona Live

    April 8, 2014

    While on the plane back home I wrote down all my impressions from Percona Live 2014. Have lots of TODOs and great ideas to implement. Among all my impressions, there were a few anecdotes worth noting. 5.6 GTID is still unfriendly. It will require complete shutdown & reconfiguration of your entire replication topology; and some […]

  • Speaking at Percona Live: common_schema, MySQL DevOps

    March 10, 2014

    In less than a month I'll be giving these two talks at Percona Live: common_schema: DBA's framework for MySQL If you are still unfamiliar with common_schema, this will make for a good introduction. I'll give you multiple reasons why you would want to use it, and how it would come to immediate use at your […]

  • Percona Live - call for "Hall of Shame" talks

    March 8, 2014

    We've got some spare time on Percona Live during the lightning talks session, and are spontaneously calling for "Hall of Shame" submissions. What is this about? We just had a wonderful Reversim Summit a couple weeks back, where we held the "Hall of Shame" session. We are used to hear talks about success stories and […]

  • MySQL Community Awards 2014: Call for Nominations!

    February 9, 2014

    The 2014 MySQL Community Awards event will take place, as usual, in Santa Clara, April 2014, during the Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo (currently scheduled at Thursday, April 3rd 2014). The MySQL Community Awards is a community based initiative. The idea is to publicly recognize contributors to the MySQL ecosystem. The entire process of […]

  • Percona Live 2014 schedule released; BoF and Lightning Talks Call for Papers continues

    January 16, 2014

    The complete tutorial & session schedule for Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo 2014 is released. This schedule offers both a sense of achievement as well as a sense of regret; for I believe the schedule is very good, and yet some good proposals had to be left out. This is an inevitable result of […]

  • Why a professional conference must have a committee, and what that committee does

    December 14, 2013

    What exactly is it that a conference committee does? This post comes as response to a comment on A sneak peek at the Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo 2014, reading: Why the same committee each year? Community should vote on proposals and committee should just work schedule,etc. I'll pick the glove and shed some […]

  • Percona Live: MySQL Conference & Expo 2014: call for papers & guidelines

    November 14, 2013

    Call for papers for Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo 2014 is open. As in previous year, I have the honour of being conference committee chairman, which means I'm in particular part of the reviewing committee. I wish to add to Giuseppe's fine observations and suggestions. On submitting a talk, please consider the following: Make […]

  • common_schema: speaking at Percona Live London, Nov. 2013

    November 4, 2013

    In one week's time I'll be presenting common_schema: DBA's framework for MySQL at Percona Live, London. This talk introduces the rich toolset known as common_schema. It is free, open source, extremely useful in solving DBA & developer tasks, and is the next best thing ever invented next to SQL pie charts. I'll introduce: Views, with […]

  • Percona Live 2013 keynotes: followup questions and discussion

    April 28, 2013

    Here are a few questions remained open for me from Percona Live 2013 about things that have been said during keynotes; I will appreciate a discussion on comments. Here goes: Question #1 Brian Aker (HP) asks Simone Brunozzi (Amazon) what the underlying technology for DynamoDB is. Simone says can't disclose. Brian says: "it's MySQL!!". Simone […]

  • common_schema booth on Percona Live 2013

    April 27, 2013

    Yay! I got a booth! I confess it was mostly deserted. My hero Allen Kinnard, whom I've never met before, was kind enough to volunteer to occupy the booth. So between him and me, both of course also looking to visit other booths and talk to people, the common_schema booth was only moderately attended. Well, […]

 
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