YoDB #6 video: Your Workloads in VMWare

VMWare ESX is a popular stack on which to run databases and other workloads. Alex Pearson (@alexpearson) takes us through the considerable capabilities of this platform, going into some details about its scheduling algorithms, common set up scenarios and how it works with the latest storage hardware, NUMA memory layouts… >>read

YoDB #6

Hello DBAs of Yorkshire, The May YoDB meeting will be hosted, as usual, at The Adelphi in Leeds city centre on Tuesday May 17th. At this event we have talks on a couple of modern IT topics that we're sure have affected you in the work place. The first talk… >>read

YoDB #5: Big Data Special

The first YoDB meet-up of 2016 will be held on Thursday February 25th and is a peek in to the future for us crusty old RDBMS people. The venue is upstairs in The Adelphi Hotel in Leeds city centre, we have switched to Thursday for this event. The first speaker… >>read

Data Discovery & Systems Diagnostics with the ELK stack: talk video and slides

At YoDB#4 on 10th November 2015 Robin Moffatt (@rmoff) presented a very well-received presentation entitled Data Discovery & Systems Diagnostics with the ELK stack. The talk is a general overview of the three components of the ELK stack: Elasticsearch - schema free, distributed data store. Logstash - centralised data… >>read

YoDB#4

Oh my, we have an exciting line-up for our fourth meet-up. The November YoDB meeting will be hosted, as usual, at The Adelphi in Leeds city centre. This time on Tuesday November 10th from 6.30pm. The first speaker will be Robin Moffatt (@rmoff) from Rittman Mead. The membership have… >>read