Thursday, May 30, 2013

Tungsten University: Load a Vertica data warehouse with MySQL data


Continuent Tungsten offers real-time replication from MySQL to a variety of DBMS types including Vertica. In this Tungsten University webcast we will show you the details of setting up MySQL-to-Vertica replication, including the following topics:
  • Introduction to Continuent Tungsten features for data warehouse loading
  • Installation for MySQL to Vertica replication
  • Best practices for applications: charsets, schema design, time zones, etc.
  • Techniques for filtering and transforming data
  • Performance tuning and trouble shooting
  • Adapting batch loading for new use cases
The webinar includes technical information and a live demo to help you get your own data warehouse loading application up and running quickly.

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Tungsten University: Introduction to Continuent Tungsten 2.0

Continuent Tungsten 2.0 is a major step forward that includes key feature improvements to help you manage very large datasets on MySQL. It also sets the stage for operation in cloud environments like Amazon.

We cover the following details to help you plan for using the new release:
  • Major improvements in Continuent Tungsten 2.0, including replication and connectivity upgrades
  • Major improvements in cluster management for cross-site and cross-cloud operations, especially in Amazon AWS
  • How to upgrade from Continuent Tungsten 2.0 from older Continuent Tungsten releases
  • How to create multi-master, multi-site clusters
  • How to use parallel replication to eliminate slave lag
  • How to set connection pooling to boost connectivity throughput
  • Showcase Continuent Tungsten roadmap for new features, including our new Tungsten Management API and the upcoming Continuent Tungsten GUI.