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Location: Ballroom D
Average rating: ****.
(4.60, 15 ratings)
Choosing right Hardware components, configuring them properly, and optimizing Linux settings are very important for MySQL and other database server deployments. But they are frequently overlooked. Learning best practices will certainly improve performance and stability. Do you want to learn these best practices? This three-hour tutorial is for you. Read more.
Replication and Scale-Out
Location: Ballroom B
Lars Thalmann (Oracle), Alex Roedling (Oracle)
Average rating: ****.
(4.60, 5 ratings)
The developers behind MySQL Replication describe the new features. After a quick review of what MySQL 5.5 brings, focus turns to the features that are coming after MySQL 5.5. Read more.
Architecture and Technology
Location: Ballroom E
Ryan Thiessen (Facebook)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 9 ratings)
Getting sharding right is crucial for achieving high scale with MySQL on commodity hardware like we do at Facebook. We will overview sharding best practices, and show some examples of both successful and unsuccessful methods at sharding MySQL. Read more.
Products and Services
Location: Ballroom H
John Busch (Schooner Information Technology)
Average rating: **...
(2.25, 4 ratings)
We present innovative technology developed to achieve industry-leading availability coupled with industry-leading performance for MySQL/InnoDB. Downtime is reduced by over 90% with tightly integrated, fully synchronous replication. Highly-optimized thread, lock, DRAM, and flash algorithms maximize performance.We present the technology, demonstrate management simplicity, and show benchmark results. Read more.
Tags: dba, scale_out
Average rating: ***..
(3.57, 7 ratings)
In this session, I will talk about tough DBA tasks - how to automate failover under non-trivial crash situations (i.e. promoting one of slaves to new master), and about how to eliminate downtime for difficult maintenance tasks (i.e sharding). If you have spent too much time for these tasks, this session will help your DBA life easier. Read more.
Steve Francis (LogicMonitor)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 6 ratings)
This talk will cover some of the less common linux tuning options, and how they can benefit MySQL performance, and benchmark results showing real impacts (or lack thereof) of tuning. Read more.
Tags: mysql, security
Darren Cassar (MySQLPreacher)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
Security is often considered a waste of time given its tedious, painful and underestimated. This is where securich comes to the rescue helping you control users, privileges and enforce good passwords. User cloning, renaming, password complexity and much much more. Read more.
Harrison Fisk (Facebook), Domas Mituzas (Facebook)
Average rating: ***..
(3.80, 15 ratings)
Running MySQL at a scale of Facebook leads to many unique problems. We will discuss some of the performance problems seen in production systems and the tools and techniques involved in solutions. Read more.
Tags: dba, security
Shlomi Noach (
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
openark-kit is a tool set of scripts which fills in some gaps in daily MySQL maintenance work. Some scripts make for automation of routine work; others introduce new functionality to the MySQL server. This session introduces concepts and usage of the openark-kit. Read more.
Matt Freels (Twitter)
Average rating: *....
(1.67, 3 ratings)
At Twitter, we have gone through many iterations of storage systems as we have coped with tremendous growth. We have been able to solve many general distributed storage problems in a framework named Gizzard. This has allowed us to quickly and safely develop specialized components for the parts of Twitter that can no longer handle the scale at which they are required to operate. Read more.
Kevin Knapp (Facebook)
Average rating: ***..
(3.80, 5 ratings)
A real-world example of how re-sharding and table partitioning cut load data times in Facebook's analytics infrastructure from greater than 24 hours to less than 5 minutes. Read more.
Location: Ballroom EFGH
Please note: This and all other keynotes will be live streamed and recorded.
Baron Schwartz (VividCortex)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 13 ratings)
The last few years have brought technological and market shifts that have disrupted open-source databases. These include cloud computing, solid-state storage, non-SQL databases, and MySQL's acquisition. In this keynote presentation, Baron Schwartz will discuss the new reality that faces open-source database users and developers. Read more.
Replication and Scale-Out
Location: Ballroom A
Daniel Peek (Facebook)
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 ratings)
MySQL replication has been a critical part of scaling Facebook's storage infrastructure.  However, it brings with it the fear of divergent replicas.  This session discusses a new tool that detects divergences, identifies inconsistent data, and helps repairs defects.   Read more.
Mark Callaghan (Facebook), Ryan Mack (Facebook), Vamsi Ponnekanti (Facebook)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
The Facebook database engineering team works with the community and on its own to make MySQL better for data center deployments. This work is visible in the Facebook patch, bugs fixed in official MySQL and features sponsored in other distributions. We will describe work to support a large number of large databases. We focus on backup, replication and quality of service. Read more.
  • EnterpriseDB
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Clustrix
  • Continuent
  • Facebook
  • HTI Consultoria e Tecnologia
  • Monty Program
  • Percona
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • SkySQL
  • Xeround

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