OurSQL Episode 169: Having Fun

This week we present bloopers from the year 2013. We hope you enjoy this non-tech funny show, featuring mistakes and outtakes from us and the folks we have interviewed. Don't miss Tim Callaghan singing our theme song!

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OurSQL Episode 168: Autofailover, part 1

This week we discuss setting up Percona Replication Manager. Ear Candy is playing with Unicode to make seasonal pictures and At the Movies is about systems performance with lots of MySQL examples.

Events
DB Hangops - every other Wednesay at noon Pacific time

FOSDEM 2014 - Sat February 1 - Sun February 2 in Brussels, Belgium.
Upcoming MySQL events

The call for papers for OSCon 2014 is open until Thursday, January 30th

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OurSQL Episode 167: Data, Data Everywhere

This week we discuss test data sets. Ear Candy is errata from Episode 165 on Galera Cluster, and At the Movies is "Runaway Complexity in Big Data"

Test Data Sets
Episode 81, where we talked about different benchmark tools
Sysbench - general version
Percona's sysbench tests

Factors: # tables, concurrency, data set size

Episode 143, where we did an ear candy featuring Morgan Tocker's article on estimating MySQL's working set with INFORMATION_SCHEMA

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OurSQL Episode 166: Top Hat Options

This week we discuss fine-tuning Galera Cluster. In this week's ear candy we talk about recent changes to mysqldump and locking; At the Movies presents "Using Amazon Web Services for MySQL at Scale".

Events
DB Hangops - every other Wednesay at noon Pacific time
FOSDEM 2014 - Sat February 1 - Sun February 2 in Brussels, Belgium.
Upcoming MySQL events

Training
SkySQL Trainings

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OurSQL Episode 165: Top Hat Cluster

This week we talk about how to install and set up Galera Cluster. Ear Candy talks about the new MySQL repos from Oracle and what to know about using them; At the Movies is Michael Stonebreaker talking about how to process today's big data transactional processing needs.

Galera Cluster
Codership documentation of Galera Cluster
Installing Percona XtraDB Cluster on Ubuntu documentation
MariaDB's Galera Cluster documentation

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OurSQL Episode 164: Who’s Doing What?

This week we talk about how to install and use the MariaDB Audit plugin, and what the audit log looks like. Ear Candy presents a gotcha with MySQL and temporary directories, and At the Movies is about using Dynamo for more than just a data store.

Events
DB Hangops - every other Wednesday at noon Pacific time

Upcoming MySQL events

Training
SkySQL Trainings
Tungsten University trainings

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OurSQL Episode 163: Moving Along

This week we discuss MySQL's Migration Toolkit. Ear Candy is about the replication format as it propagates through multi-tier master and slaves; At the Movies is Distributed Data Analysis with Hadoop and R.

MySQL Migration Toolkit
Episode 161 where we talked about how MySQL Workbench is a replacement for the older MySQL GUI Tools, including the MySQL Migration Toolkit.

New Migration Toolkit in MySQL Workbench.
Installing ODBC Drivers for use with the Migration Toolkit.

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OurSQL Episode 162: Exploring Workbench Further

This week we explore MySQL Workbench further. Ear Candy is Stewart Smith's 'libeatmydata' and At the Movies is a video to help folks familiar with SQL learn how to use Riak's MapReduce.

Events
DB Hangops - every other Wednesay at noon Pacific time

Upcoming MySQL events

MySQL Tech Tour Tokyo Nov 27th 2013
MySQL and Linux tech event in Atlanta Dec 5, 2013

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OurSQL Episode 161: The sharpest tool on the bench

This week we discuss the basics of MySQL Workbench. Ear Candy is using performance schema to find unused accounts, and At the Movies presents XtraDB Cluster.

News
Oracle announced that it is providing yum repositories for MySQL, including MySQL packages, MySQL workbench and MySQL connectors.

MySQL Workbench
features of MySQL Workbench - community vs. standard vs. enterprise

MySQL Workbench 6.0 interface changes with pictures.

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OurSQL Episode 160: More Free Hot Backup

This week we finish our 2-part series on xtrabackup. Ear Candy is changing the sorting behavior of GROUP BY and At the Movies is a talk on performance schema.

Events
DB Hangops - every other Wednesay at noon Pacific time

Upcoming MySQL events

Percona Live London 2013 is happening Monday November 11th and Tuesday November 12th, 2013 at the Millenium Gloucester Conference Center, with a community dinner on the 11th.

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