Author: Derek Downey

PerconaLive Santa Clara 2017 in Review

PerconaLive Santa Clara 2017 happened last week and Pythian is pleased to have been able to sponsor the event. I really enjoyed several of the keynotes. In particular was Baron Schwarz’s keynote on Observability and Distributed Monitoring. Booking.com’s Monitoring without…

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2017 Annual Open Source Database Community Dinner in Santa Clara

Once again, Pythian is organizing the traditional Open Source Database Community dinner in Santa Clara! When: Tuesday April 25, 7pm-10pm Where: David’s Restaurant, a short 5-minute walk from the Santa Clara Convention center. Tickets: Register here! Among the attendees will…

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Pythian at MariaDB’s First-Ever User Conference: M|17

MariaDB is hosting M|17, its first-ever user conference on April 11-12, 2017 in New York City. If you’re attending, be sure to check out these great Pythian sessions: Wednesday April 12 1:10pm-2:00pm – Lessons Learned: Running database services on DC/OS,…

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Top 5 Things You Can Do to Survive a Cloud Outage Unscathed

There are very few of us who aren’t impacted when major cloud service providers experience failures. Either our productivity is affected when cloud-based business tools go down, or we are inconvenienced when consumer services like video or music streaming are…

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Pythian at the PerconaLive 2017 Open Source Database Conference

With PerconaLive 2017 coming up in a couple of months, go ahead and get excited! The conference is being held in Santa Clara, California from April 24-28, 2017. While you’re there, be sure to add these Pythian sessions to your…

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Using ProxySQL to validate MySQL Updates

Derek Downey provides a quick look at ProxySQL.

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Join Pythian at Percona Live Europe in Amsterdam!

  The Percona Live Data Europe Conference in Amsterdam is being held October 3-5, 2016. It is quickly approaching, and Pythian is excited to show you how we Love Your Data in a big way! We have an awesome lineup of speakers this year:…

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Rejoining a Node to MySQL’s InnoDB Cluster

Derek Downey, OSDB Practice Advocate at Pythian, gives you the steps to setup and deploy a local sandbox Cluster as well as the steps to kill a node.

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Protect Against MySQL Vulnerability CVE-2016-6662

Derek Downey, OSDB Practice Advocate at Pythian, explains how to protect against the MySQL bug CVE-2016-6662.

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Ansible Dependencies for Docker Containers

I recently had the opportunity to test out Ansible’s ability to interact with docker containers. Some might ask why we would want Ansible to connect to running containers. Afterall, we can build the containers to our liking using ansible-container, or…

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