Sep
07
2018
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Taboola and Percona Host a Meetup in Tel Aviv, Oct 3

Percona Taboola Meetup in Tel Aviv

Percona Taboola Meetup in Tel AvivFrom time to time, Percona hosts and co-hosts events around the world, often at no cost for attendees. The common focus for these events is, of course, open source databases. On October 3 2018, we team up with Taboola for an evening of talks suitable for all levels of expertise, addressing both the how and the why of choosing a database technology. The event is to be held at the Taboola offices in Tel Aviv. Here’s the schedule:

  • 6:00 pm Welcome with food & drink served
  • 6:45 pm How to pick database technologies that cover your requirements (Dimitri Vanoverbeke, Percona)
  • 7:20 pm Lessons from the field, extremely heavy loads on Percona Server for MySQL (Ariel Pisetzky, Taboola)
  • 7:40 pm Migrating to the cloud, the why and the how. (Dimitri Vanoverbeke, Percona)
  • 8:00 pm Event close

If you would like to join us, please sign up here so that we can be sure to cater for you.

Meanwhile, if you have not yet bought your tickets for Percona Live Europe from November 5 – 7 in Frankfurt, then hurry… I have extended Early Bird pricing one week. We’ll be publishing the exciting, high quality schedule soon so watch out for it! (But don’t miss the Early Bird…)

Finally, if you would like to be sure to not miss our future events, please subscribe to our newsletter–we don’t necessarily blog about every opportunity.

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May
06
2015
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Peter Zaitsev hits the road for East Coast MySQL Meetup tour

Peter Zaitsev hits the road for East Coast MySQL Meetup tourPercona CEO Peter Zaitsev and Big Data guru Alexander Rubin will be speaking at Meetups along the East Coast next week with stops in Boston (May 11), New York City (May 12), Philadelphia (May 13) and Baltimore (May 14).

Dubbed the “MySQL Whistle-Stop Tour” since they’ll be traveling city to city via Amtrak, Peter will be speaking about last month’s Tokutek acquisition with audience Q&A, followed by a short presentation on “PXC – Next Generation HA for MySQL.”

Alexander will then discuss “advanced MySQL query tuning,” explaining how tuning MySQL queries and indexes can significantly increase the performance of your application and decrease response times.

And now for more detail around the talks….

Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) is a replacement for conventional MySQL master/slave architectures to eliminate replication lag and achieve a highly available masterless cluster of MySQL servers. In his talk Peter will discuss:

  • HA Solutions for MySQL
  • What PXC Has to Offer
  • Architecture Details
  • When to PXC and when not to PXC

And as I mentioned above, Peter will also talk about Tokutek, which has delivered Big Data processing power across two of the most important Open Source data management platforms: MySQL and MongoDB. The acquisition, which includes the Tokutek distribution of MongoDB, called TokuMX, positions Percona to offer design, service, support and remote management for both MySQL and a market-leading, ACID-compliant NoSQL database from one of the most trusted companies in the industry.

Alexander’s discussion on advanced MySQL query tuning will be focused on tuning the “usual suspects…” Queries with “Group By”, “Order By” and subqueries. These query types are usually under performing in MySQL and add an additional load because MySQL may need to create a temporary table(s) or perform a filesort. He’ll also share MySQL 5.6 features that can increase MySQL query performance for subqueries and “order by” queries.

We’ll also be raffling off one pass per meetup to the Percona Live Amsterdam (Sept. 21-22) conference, along with some cool Percona t-shirts. Tasty food and beverages will be complimentary… and you are also welcome to hang out and have a beer with Peter and Alexander after the meetup.

A huge thanks to our hosts, the meetup organizers!

Would your meetup group like to have a visit from Peter, Alexander and/or other Percona experts? Just let me know in the comments section below and I’ll be happy to see if we can make it happen. Percona is also happy to help with sponsorship of your meetups.

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