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Spanner - Google's Distributed Database

Posted by  on  Nov 25, 2013

Sebastian Kanthak details how Spanner relies on GPS and atomic clocks to provide two of its innovative features: Lock-free strong reads and global snapshots consistent with external events.

01:17:25

Working with Databases and Groovy

Posted by  on  Nov 24, 2013 2

Paul King presents working with databases in Groovy, covering datasets, GMongo, Neo4J, raw JDBC, Groovy-SQL, CRUD, Hibernate, caching, Spring Data technologies, etc.

41:00

One to Many: The Story of Sharding at Box

Posted by  on  Nov 17, 2013 4

Tamar Bercovici presents Box’s transition from a single MySQL database to a fully sharded MySQL architecture, all the while serving 2 billion queries per day.

44:36

MySQL Usage of Web Applications with 1 User and 100 Million

Posted by  on  Oct 06, 2013

Peter Boros discusses a MySQL architecture useful for the majority of projects, backup, online schema changes, reliability and scalability issues, and basics of sharding.

43:34

Core.logic and SQL Killed my ORM

Posted by  on  Aug 15, 2013 1

Craig Brozefsky presents the tradeoffs involved with moving to a purely SQL relational model, instead of using an ORM, along with some of the tools built to facilitate this.

48:16

Integrating SQL & NoSQL & NewSQL & Realtime Data Intelligence for the Financial Industry

Posted by  on  Apr 14, 2013 2

Charles Cai, Ashwani Roy discuss a robust, cost effective, hypothetical solution to address extreme challenges in financial institutions, from decision making support to pricing and risk management.

48:40

Scaling Pinterest

Posted by  on  Mar 26, 2013

Yashwanth Nelapati and Marty Weiner share lessons learned growing Pinterest: sharding MySQL, caching, server management, all on Amazon EC2.

31:58

MySQL to NoSQL: Data Modeling Challenges in Supporting Scalability

Posted by  on  Mar 06, 2013 3

Kenneth M. Anderson shares some of the data modeling issues encountered while transitioning from a relational database to NoSQL.

How Percona Helps MySQL Succeed in the Cloud

Posted by  on  Dec 29, 2012

Koa McCullough presents best practices for running Percona Server and MySQL in the cloud, cloud backups using EBS, Xtrabackup and S3, using Percona Toolkit to simplify operations, and XtraDB Cluster.

NoSQL: Past, Present, Future

Posted by  on  Dec 20, 2012 1

Eric Brewer takes a look at NoSQL’s history and considers what should be done so the current NoSQL solutions to evolve in order to address the full range of the application needs.

Understanding Indexing Without Needing to Understand Data Structures

Posted by  on  Nov 01, 2012 1

Zardosht Kasheff suggest using 3 rules for indexing SQL databases: Retrieve less data, Avoid point queries, and Avoid sorting.

Not Your Father’s Transaction Processing

Posted by  on  Oct 26, 2012 1

Michael Stonebraker compares how RDBMS, NoSQL and NewSQL support today’s big data transaction processing needs. He also introduces VoltDB, an in-memory NewSQL database.

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