Learning

OurSQL Episode 202: Scaling by Proxy

This episode we start a 2-part series on MaxScale, a scaling proxy for MySQL. Ear Candy is OS Query and At the Movies is about MaxScale.

OurSQL Episode 201: What are you doing?

This week we discuss user statistics in the MariaDB and Percona forks of MySQL.

OurSQL Episode 197: NoSQL for MySQLers

This week, we talk with Tim Callaghan of Tokutek about NoSQL for MySQLers. Ear Candy is getting rid of InnoDB temporary tables and At the Movies is about "Disaster Recovery Lessons I Hoped I'd Never Have to Learn".

OurSQL Episode 189: Syncing Both Ways

This week we discuss advanced pt-table-sync, including bidirectional sync. Ear Candy is starting MySQL on low-memory virtual machines, and At the Movies is "What's New With MySQL and MariaDB?"

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Episode 188, where we talked about pt-table-sync basics
pt-table-sync documentation

OurSQL Episode 188: Back in Sync

This week we discuss pt-table-sync basics. Ear Candy is about how MyISAM can seem transaction-aware, and At the Movies is MySQL and NoSQL at Craigslist.

Events
DB Hangops - every other Wednesay at noon Pacific time
Upcoming SkySQL events
Upcoming MySQL events

OurSQL Episode 187: Hanging Out

This week, we discuss DB Hangops with special guest, Geoffrey Anderson. Ear Candy is that GTIDs in MariaDB and MySQL are different, and At the Movies is Jonathan Levin talking about deduplicating your data with MySQL.

DB Hangops
DB Hangops - blog and videos of previous hangouts
YouTube DB Hangops channel
DB Hangops twitter account

OurSQL Episode 185: Getting in Sync

This week we discuss pt-table-checksum for keeping data in sync. Ear Candy is a rational look at why one company chose MySQL; At the Movies is using MySQL in a practical way for Big Data.

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OurSQL Episode 184: Digging Through the Tool Chest

This week we discuss more Percona tools: pt-online-schema-change and pt-slave-find. Ear Candy is using the CONNECT storage engine to read GPX files, and At the Movies is Performance at Scale with TokuDB.

Events
DB Hangops - every other Wednesay at noon Pacific time

Upcoming MySQL events

OSCon 2014 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon from Sunday July 20th through Thursday July 24th.

OurSQL Episode 183: Map Our Way Around

This week we discuss MySQL and Geographical Information Systems (GIS). Ear candy is how MVCC in InnoDB relates to undo logging and how you can write better queries based on this information. At the Movies is a demo of GIS.

OurSQL Episode 181: MariaDB Goodies

This week we discuss more features of MariaDB 10. Ear Candy is how to avoid downtime when switching to GTIDs and At the Movies is Managing Hundreds of MySQL Servers Efficiently.

News
MySQL Community Awards 2014: the Winners

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