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Published by VividCortex on Jul 24, 2019 12:17:13 PM

Postgres EXPLAIN Explained

ICYMI - Presentation by Baron Schwartz at PostgresConf 

We had a great time at PostgresConf 2019 in New York City! The 8th annual PostgresConf is the largest and the most diverse meeting of Postgres professionals and companies in the world. The Postgres Conference conveys the preeminent “People, Postgres and Data” experience.

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Published by VividCortex on Jun 8, 2019 10:21:21 PM

Percona Live 2019 Recap

Optimizing Database Performance, DevOps, the Changing Face of Open Source, and Customer Appreciation 

We had a great time at Percona Live 2019 in Austin, TX - delivering keynotes and spending quality time with our great customer base. Below you'll find recaps of our experiences! It was great to see you; relive it with us! 

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Published by VividCortex on Apr 9, 2019 8:00:52 PM

Essential Capabilities for Applying DevOps to Your Database

Software industry leaders have been talking about DevOps for more than a decade. Most top firms say that they’re committed to a holistic DevOps philosophy and that they’re trying to put it to work across their organization, integrating roles and functions throughout the development pipeline. Yet many of them overlook the one area where problems are most common and consequential: the database.

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Published by VividCortex on Mar 8, 2019 11:11:50 AM

How to Architect and Build Highly Observable Systems 2019

We’ve completely revised one of our most popular free ebooks, How to Architect and Build Highly Observable Systems. This book, originally written in 2015, has been downloaded by thousands of visitors and has generated extensive discussion. The updated 2019 edition incorporates many of the great points our readers have raised, as well as reflecting the fast-evolving state of the observability community and industry, which is much different now than it was a few years ago.

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Published by VividCortex on Sep 15, 2015 5:42:00 PM

Brainiac Corner with Ryn Daniels

Ryn Daniels is an operations engineer at Etsy who got her start in programming with TI-80 calculators back when Geocities was still cool, and these days has opinions on things like ‘the cloud’ and ‘devops’. She lives in Brooklyn with a perfectly reasonable number of cats, and in her spare time can often be found homebrewing, rock-climbing, or hand crafting knitted server koozies for the data center.

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Published by VividCortex on Feb 12, 2015 6:15:00 AM

Brainiac Corner with Charity Majors

The Brainiac Corner is a format where we talk with some of the smartest minds in the system, database, devops, and IT world. If you have opinions on pirates, or anything else related, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Today, we interview Charity Majors, the production engineering manager for Parse at Facebook. Prior to the acquisition, she built Parse’s infrastructure. Shes hates/loves/hates databases and loves whiskey.

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