|Sent on:||Tuesday, February 14, 2012 2:05 PM|
Just wanted to give everyone a heads up on a pretty interesting topic that's happening tomorrow at the Nashville PHP UG.
Here is what will be covered:
As operational database schemas become complex, users resort to denormalization to handle performance issues. This includes a range of techniques from materialized views to using MySQL as a key-value store for blobs containing full objects. While denormalization solves immediate bottlenecks, it comes at a hefty price.
In this presentation Ori will explore common denormalization approaches and tradeoffs using real world examples. He will then present a solution under development at Akiban Technologies to alleviate these same problems much more efficiently, and allow users to get the best of both worlds.