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The TiDB 7.5 release brings application performance stability at scale. In this Virtual Meetup, Sam Dillard, Principal Product Manager at PingCAP, will discuss the highlights of TiDB 7.5 and what you can expect in 2024.

  • Date: December 18, 2023
  • Time: 10:00 – 11:00 am Pacific Time
  • Location: Virtual 


  • Opening & introductions
  • Highlights of TiDB 7.5
    • Reduce I/O and Compute Overhead of Background Jobs
    • Stabilize Your Most Critical Workloads During Large Background Jobs
    • Isolate Background Tasks with Designated Nodes
    • Catch and Act On Unexpected Costly Queries
  • What to expect in 2024
  • Q&A


Sam Dillard

Principal Product Manager, PingCAP

Sam Dillard is a PM who first came from sales, then sales engineering. He is a self-taught “technologist” who loves thinking about good tech and how to bring it to market. He previously worked in the time series (OLAP) database space, but has enjoyed becoming more familiar with RDBMSs and OLTP.

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