Peter Zaitsev

Peter Zaitsev

Peter Zaitsev is CEO and co-founder of Percona. As one of the foremost experts on MySQL strategy and optimization, Peter leveraged both his technical vision and entrepreneurial skills to grow Percona from a two-person shop to one of the most respected open source companies in the business. Peter is a co-author of High Performance MySQL: Optimization, Backups, and Replication, one of the most popular books on MySQL performance. Peter frequently speaks as an expert lecturer at technology events.

Online 2021 sessions

17 Things Developers Need to Know About Databases

English session - Intermediate

Most applications use databases, yet many fail to follow even the most basic best practices causing poor performance, downtime and security incidents.

In this presentation, we will look into the foundational best practices you as a Developer should know about databases, with particular focus on the most popular Open Source Databases - MySQL, PostgreSQL, and MongoDB.

MySQL In the Cloud: Migration, High Availability

English session - Intermediate

MySQL is being increasingly run in the cloud - either by using cloud infrastructure or as DBaaS solution. In this talk we will look at the choices you’re going to face taking MySQL to the Cloud, the benefits and drawbacks of choosing DBaaS vs rolling your own, look at the best practices around moving your data and workloads to the cloud, as well as achieving Performance, High Availability and Scale your application needs.