Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. This is part survey, part critique of the various Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation and Durability models available from various modern databases and data stores used in modern Web and Cloud environments. We’ll not just look at the single machine solution but how these systems work [...]
Stewart explains the architecture that has evolved to culminate in the Drizzle 7 GA release. He discusses the future architectural direction of the Drizzle database and how this will enable Drizzle to be used as an application infrastructure component, not just a database server. Stewart Smith – OSDC 2011
The Percona Toolkit is now “live” and there are some new things there that weren’t in Maatkit. In this talk, Bill Karwin will be covering what’s in Percona Toolkit, but also how-and-why to migrate from Maatkit. Bill Karwin – SF MySQL Meetup Group Nov 15th, 2011 Slides can be downloaded from Percona presentations page.
TCP network traffic is great for analyzing and modeling system performance, scalability, and capacity. This talk introduces tools for detecting performance problems and applying formal mathematical models easily, to forecast performance and scalability. This isn’t your typical queueing theory talk — it’s actually practical and usable for ordinary mortals in the real world. Baron Schwartz [...]