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Percona Live MySQL Conference 2017

Percona Live 2017 was again a well-organized and well-attended Open Source database conference this year in Santa Clara. Peter Zaitsev, Co-founder and CEO, Percona Each year a different conference theme emerges. This year I would say it was timeseries databases, … Continue reading

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AWS Loft Architecture Week – Databases

I attended 2 days of the AWS Loft SF Database Architecture Conference. The software scalability work that Amazon has done on databases and caches, especially the Aurora distributed MySQL and Postgres databases, is very impressive. (DBA note: do careful acceptance … Continue reading

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Microservices: Java MicroProfile Links

From the MicroProfile FAQ: “The MicroProfile is a baseline platform definition that optimizes Enterprise Java for a microservices architecture and delivers application portability across multiple MicroProfile runtimes. The initially planned baseline is JAX-RS + CDI + JSON-P, with the intent … Continue reading

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Notes for Installing Percona Xtradb Cluster 5.7 on CentOS 5

Percona supports Percona Xtradb Cluster 5.7 on CentOS 6 and CentOS 7, but not CentOS 5. You can install the RPMs or tarball binary, but on start will see various package dependencies that can’t be resolved on openssl.0.10 and others. … Continue reading

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Solving Java GC Pause Outages in Production

Just thinking about how to configure HAProxy with two backend Java servers to be HA, despite GC pauses. Java programs pause periodically to recycle temporary variables, known as garbage collection (GC). This is called a “GC Pause.” The description “Stop … Continue reading

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