I’m excited to be speaking at the Percona Live MySQL Conference again this year.

I’ll present two sessions: Developing MySQL Applications with Go and Knowing the Unknowable: Per-Query Metrics. The first is a walk-through of everything I’ve learned over the last 18 months writing large-scale MySQL-backed applications with Google’s Go language. The second is about using statistical techniques to find out things you can’t even measure, such as how much CPU a query really causes MySQL to use. There are great reasons that this is both desirable to know, and impossible to do directly in the server itself.

I’m also looking forward to the conference overall. Take a few minutes and browse the selection of talks. As usual, it’s a fantastic program; the speakers are really the top experts from the MySQL world. The conference committee and Percona have done a great job again this year! See you in Santa Clara.

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