MySQL Replication have a challenge ahead: there are many ideas circulating in the community as well as inside MySQL about where replication should go. What development is community working on? What development is happening in the MySQL Replication team? Where are the greatest challenges? In this panel discussion, some of the foremost developers and consultants in the area, both from community and from inside MySQL, will address the technical challenges that lies ahead and try to provide a view of what should be the next steps for replication development.
The panel will be moderated by Lars Thalmann and consist of Mats Kindahl, Jay Pipes, Mark Callaghan, and Sheeri Cabral.
Mats Kindahl is lead software developer in the MySQL replication team. He is the main architect and implementor of MySQL’s row-based replication, but has also developed the unit testing framework used by MySQL.
In the time before starting at MySQL, he has worked with research in formal methods, automated program analysis, distributed systems, and as developer of C/C++ compilers.
Dr. Lars Thalmann is the manager and technical lead of the MySQL Replication and Backup team. Before working with backup and replication, Lars worked with clustering technology and is one of the developers of NDB Cluster, the storage engine used in MySQL Cluster.
Jay is a Drizzle code monkey.
Mark leads the MySQL engineering team at Facebook. The team makes MySQL better for a large and critical deployment. The team writes about their work at MySQLatFacebook and publishes patches for MySQL at launchpad.
He previously lead the MySQL engineering team at Google. The team published a popular patch for MySQL that included semi-sync replication, user and table monitoring via SHOW TABLE_STATISTICS and USER_STATISTICS, SMP and IO performance patches for InnoDB, global transaction IDs for replication, row-change logging, transactional replication and many bug fixes.
Prior to Google Mark worked at Identity Engines, Oracle and Informix on database internals. Mark holds an M.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He occasionally writes about MySQL at mysqlha.blogspot.com.
Sheeri K. Cabral has a master’s degree in computer science specializing in databases from Brandeis University. She has background as a systems administrator; has worked with Oracle, Sybase, DB2, Solaris, RedHat/Fedora, AIX, and HP-UX. Unstoppable as a volunteer and activist since age 14, Cabral founded and organizes the Boston, Massachusetts, USA, MySQL User group, and wrote the MySQL Administrator’s Bible (www.tinyurl.com/mysqlbible). She currently works for PalominoDB, a remote database management company
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