Upcoming Webinar Tuesday, 7/31: Using MySQL for Distributed Database Architectures


Please join Percona’s CEO, Peter Zaitsev as he presents Using MySQL for Distributed Database Architectures on Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 at 7:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 10:00 AM EDT (UTC-4). Peter Zaitsev co-founded Percona and assumed the role of CEO in 2006.

Why Waits Alone Are Not Enough

SQL Performance

Waits and Queues has been used as a SQL Server performance tuning methodology since Tom Davidson published the above article as well as the well-known SQL Server 2005 Waits and Queues whitepaper in 2006. "Waitstats helps us identify performance-related counters.

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Webinar Tuesday, 8/28: Forking or Branching – Lessons from the MySQL Community


Peter Zaitsev co-founded Percona and assumed the role of CEO in 2006. Peter frequently speaks as an expert lecturer at MySQL and related conferences, and regularly posts on the Percona Database Performance Blog.

A survival strategy for the digital transformation

All Things Distributed

Since 2006, Amazon Web Services has introduced far more than 2,500 new services and features, and around 90% of them were the result of wishes articulated directly by customers.

Data Mining Problems in Retail

Highly Scalable

Retail is one of the most important business domains for data science and data mining applications because of its prolific data and numerous optimization problems such as optimal prices, discounts, recommendations, and stock levels that can be solved using data analysis methods.

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AWS EC2 Virtualization 2017: Introducing Nitro

Brendan Gregg

It's amazing to recall that it was even possible to virtualize x86 before processors had hardware-assisted virtualization (Intel VT-x and AMD-V), which were added in 2005 and 2006. But not all workloads: some are network bound (proxies) and storage bound (databases). ## 5.

SQL Server I/O Basics Chapter #2

SQL Server According to Bob

​​ Except as expressly provided in any written license agreement from Microsoft, the furnishing of this document does not give you any license to these patents, trademarks, copyrights, or other intellectual property. © ​​ 2006 ​​ Microsoft Corporation. KB sectors run on smaller sectors   14 System and sample databases   15 Determining the formatted sector size of database   15 What sector sizes does SQL Server support?

Expanding the Cloud - Amazon S3 Reduced Redundancy Storage.

All Things Distributed

Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) was launched in 2006 as "Storage for the Internet" with the promise to make web-scale computing easier for developers. Its use cases span the whole storage spectrum; from enterprise database backup to media distribution, from consumer file storage to genomics datasets, from image serving for websites to telemetry storage for NASA. a Fast and Scalable NoSQL Database Service Designed for Internet Scale Applications. All Things Distributed.