Get Your Replication On: Advanced Techniques, Tips and Tricks

Architecture and Technology, Replication and Scale-Out
Location: Ballroom B Level: Intermediate
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This talk will cover:

  • Reasons to use replication other than scale-out or basic failover
  • Why one would use various topologies such as a relay slave, master-master replication or circular replication
  • How to safely and reliably replicate over a WAN
  • What can you do if your slaves can’t keep up?
  • Best practices related to mixing storage engines (e.g., using InnoDB on the master and MyISAM on the slave, or leveraging the Blackhole engine)
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Sarah Sproehnle

Cloudera, Inc.

Sarah Sproehnle is a Master Instructor for MySQL/Sun. She has many years experience delivering training on various topics such as database administration, performance tuning, high availability, programming, and system administration.

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Chris Schneider

Chris is a certified MySQL professional with over 6 years in the MySQL community. He has designed, implemented and maintained small to large-scale MySQL installations. This includes building architectures from the ground up and improving on those that are currently in place while emphasizing scalability, performance and ease of use. A few of the companies he has contributed to are,, VMware, Virident, and

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  • Percona
  • Schooner Information Technology
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  • Intel
  • Pentaho
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