Tag: MySQL

Log Buffer #267, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

It feels like blogs appeared just yesterday. Over the years, they have proved to be of much value for the technical and not-so-technical masses. The big boom in this social media outlet has enabled an unprecedented sharing of ideas for database professionals. The nature of databases and blogging is to always change, but Log Buffers are here to stay.

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My Presentation Slides on Oracle MySQL

Migrating to MySQL might seem attractive from a cost perspective, but is your application really a good candidate for this? What will you need to change? What features of your current database do you rely on, and which features in MySQL might be a good replacement or substitute? What is the likely cost and effort of a typical migration project?

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Percona Live MySQL Conference Presentation

Here are the slides from my presentation “From Requirements to Partitioning and Sharding and Everything in Between”. A big thanks to all the attendees for their interest and questions. I got a lot of questions, and the audience was definitely very engaged!

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Security Around MySQL @ Percona Live MySQL Conference 2012

In about 4 hours at 2PM PDT, I’ll be giving my talk “Security Around MySQL” at Ballroom A at the Percona Live MySQL Conference 2012. It’s a summary and guide of practical and easy-to-implement security tips around MySQL and the application. These tips were all gleamed from my years at start-ups (some of which I worked on and some which I founded) and from my experience at Pythian.

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MySQL Conference 2012 – Keynotes on Day 2 (3)

Here’s what happening today at the 2012 MySQL Conference.

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MySQL Conference 2012 – keynotes on day 2 (2)

This post is just a quick update as to what is going on at the conference today. Here are the keynotes from Mark Callaghan’s presentation, entitled “What Comes Next for MySQL”.

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MySQL Conference 2012 – Keynotes on Day 2 (1)

Yesterday was an exciting and busy day – lots of good talks, conversations, and beer! Let me take you back to the morning sessions and the first keynotes of the day, Sam Ghods of Box: “MySQL: Still the Best Choice for Mission-Critical Data”.

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My Day at MySQL Conference 2012 in Santa Clara, Day 1

In this post, I provide a brief overview and my own comments on a few presentations I attended today at the 2012 MySQL Conference. Enjoy!

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MySQL Conference 2012 – The Keynotes (3)

The last Keynote was from none other than The Brian Aker. He was formerly the Director of Architecture for MySQL and also the creator of Drizzle. He is currently a fellow at HP, leading their cloud architecture group.

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MySQL Conference 2012 – The Keynotes (2)

The next keynote is from Marten Mickos, now with Eucalyptus systems, previously CEO of MySQL AB. He talked about making LAMP a Cloud. No surprises there: Eucalyptus is the leading open-source cloud computing platforms for on-premise use.

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