Peter Zaitsev

Peter Zaitsev

Peter Zaitsev is an entrepreneur and co-founder of Percona. As one of the leading experts in Open Source strategy and database optimization, Peter has used his technical vision and entrepreneurial skills to grow Percona from a two-person store into one of the most respected open source companies in the business with over 350 employees. Peter now continues to serve as a board member and advisor to a range of open source startups. Peter is the co-author of the book "High Performance MySQL"

Sessions Montréal 2024

AI for SQL and Data Analytics - Current State and Future

Session en anglais - Intermédiaire

This talk delves into the present and future of AI in SQL and data analytics. It shows how AI boosts SQL-based analytics for quicker, more precise insights. We'll tackle challenges like data quality, interpretability, and privacy, exploring ongoing research in explainable AI and privacy preservation. Future advances involve automated query optimization, smart data visualization, and integration with emerging database architectures.

Cloud of Serfdom vs Cloud of Freedom

Session en anglais - Intermédiaire

The Cloud and Open Source relationship is intricate! In this talk, we'll explore how Cloud impacted Open Source over the years, the current state, and advocate for using Cloud as a Commodity Infrastructure Provider for Open Source Software. Consider Kubernetes as your go-to API, available across major cloud providers and private vendors. Though less mature than proprietary options, this ecosystem evolves quickly to meet various needs.

Sessions Montréal 2023

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