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One model at a time: Integrating and running Deep Learning models in production at EyeEm

This is a guest by Michele Palmia, now @EyeEm, good times @IBM, @UniPd and @UCC. W e’ve now been running computer vision models in production at EyeEm for more than three years - on literally billions of images. As an engineer involved...Show More Summary

New Book: Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10

What is the cloud? Why is it called a cloud? How does the cloud work? What does it mean when something is 'in the cloud'? I wrote a new book: Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10, answering those questions for the complete beginner. It makes the perfect gift for Halloween. Show More Summary

MySQL Point in Time Recovery the Right Way

In this blog, I’ll look at how to do MySQL point in time recovery (PITR) correctly. Sometimes we need to restore from a backup, and then replay the transactions that happened after the backup was taken. This is a common procedure in most disaster recovery plans, when for example you accidentally drop a table/database or run […]

Percona Monitoring and Management 1.4.0 Is Now Available

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.4.0. This release introduces the support of external Prometheus exporters so that you can create dashboards in the Metrics monitor even for the monitoring services other than those provided with PMM client packages. Show More Summary

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For October 20th, 2017

Hey, it's HighScalability time: Cassini's last image of Saturn, stitched together from 11 color composites, each a stack of three images taken in red, green, and blue channels. (Jason Major) If you like this sort of Stuff then please...Show More Summary

Percona Blog Poll: How Do You Currently Host Applications and Databases?

Percona latest blog poll asks how you currently host applications and databases. Select an option below, or leave a comment to clarify your deployment! With the increased need for environments that respond more quickly to changing business demands, many enterprises are moving to the cloud and hosted deployments for applications and software in order to […]

How to Choose the MySQL innodb_log_file_size

In this blog post, I’ll provide some guidance on how to choose the MySQL innodb_log_file_size. Like many database management systems, MySQL uses logs to achieve data durability (when using the default InnoDB storage engine). This ensures that when a transaction is committed, data is not lost in the event of crash or power loss. MySQL’s […]

Webinar Thursday, October 19, 2017: What You Need to Get the Most Out of Indexes – Part 2

Join Percona’s Senior Architect, Matthew Boehm, as he presents What You Need to Get the Most Out of Indexes – Part 2 webinar on Thursday, October 19, 2017, at 11:00 am PDT / 2:00 pm EDT (UTC-7). Register Now Proper indexing is key to database performance. Finely tune your query writing and database performance with […]

Webinar Wednesday, October 18, 2017: How to Scale with MongoDB

Join Percona’s Senior Technical Services Engineer Adamo Tonete as he presents How To Scale with MongoDB on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at 11:00 am PDT / 2:00 pm EDT (UTC-7). Register Now In this webinar, we will talk about how to scale with MongoDB, up to thousands of writes and reads per second. What are […]

When Should I Enable MongoDB Sharding?

In this blog post, we will talk about MongoDB sharding and walk through the main reasons why you should start a cluster (independent of the approach you have chosen). Note: I will cover this subject in my webinar How To Scale with MongoDB on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at 11:00 am PDT / 2:00 pm EDT […]

ButterCMS Architecture: a Mission-Critical API Serving Millions of Requests per Month

This is a guest post by Jake Lumetta, co-founder and CEO of ButterCMS. ButterCMS lets developers add a content management system to any website in minutes. Our business requires us to deliver near-100% uptime for our API, but after multiple outages that nearly crippled our business, we became obsessed with eliminating single points of failure. Show More Summary

This Week in Data with Colin Charles 10: MariaDB and Upcoming Appearances

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Beyond spending time getting ready for Velocity and Open Source Summit Europe this week, there was some feature testing this week that compared MySQL and MariaDB. Naturally, a long report/blog is coming soon. Stay tuned. […]

This Week in Data with Colin Charles 10: MariaDB and Upcoming Apearances

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Beyond spending time getting ready for Velocity and Open Source Summit Europe this week, there was some feature testing this week that compared MySQL and MariaDB. Naturally, a long report/blog is coming soon. Stay tuned. […]

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For October 13th, 2017

Hey, it's HighScalability time: Tech is transforming how food is being grown. Lots of opportunity for local nerdy production. Greenhouses even look like dartacenters! (This Tiny Country Feeds the World) If you like this sort of Stuff...Show More Summary

A Mystery with open_files_limit

In this blog, we’ll look at a mystery around setting the [crayon-59dfc03769c3a504811267-i/] variable in MySQL and Percona Server for MySQL. MySQL Server needs file descriptors to run. It uses them to open new connections, store tables in the cache, create temporary tables to resolve complicated queries and access persistent ones. Show More Summary

Percona Monitoring and Management 1.3.2 Is Now Available

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.3.2. This release only contains bug fixes related to usability. For install and upgrade instructions, see Deploying Percona Monitoring and Management. Bug fixes PMM-1529:...Show More Summary

Webinar Thursday, October 12, 2017: MongoDB Readiness from an SRE and Ops Viewpoint

Join Percona’s MongoDB Practice Manager David Murphy on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at 10:00 am PDT / 1:00 pm EDT (UTC-7) as he discusses MongoDB Readiness from an SRE and Ops Viewpoint. Register Now Operations teams (SRE, PE, DevOps, etc.) are being asked to take a more active role in database provisioning and scaling. Much […]

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Webinar Wednesday, October 11, 2017: Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Demonstration

Join Percona’s Product Manager Michael Coburn as he presents a Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Demonstration on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at 10:00 am PDT / 1:00 pm EDT (UTC-7). Register Now How can you optimize database performance if you can’t see what’s happening? Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) is a free, open source database troubleshooting […]

What will programming look like in the future?

Maybe programming will look something like the above video. Humans and AIs working together to produce software better than either can separately. The computer as a creative agent, working in tandem with a human partner, to produce software, in a beautiful act of co-creation. The alternative vision—The Coming Software Apocalypse—is a dead end. Show More Summary

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