Scaling MySQL in the Cloud - A Success Story

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Presentation will include the following:

Overview and Configuration

  • Node configuration
  • Replication topology

Cloud Management

  • Rightscale
  • Monitoring

Performance Challenges in the Cloud

  • Traditional vs. EBS storage performance
  • EBS Variability
  • Excessive I/O wait
  • Failure Scenarios

Achieving High Availability

  • Memcached / consumer architecture
  • Scripted failover
  • Scripted node replacement
  • Xtrabackup

Scalability by Sharding

  • Shard using replication
  • Data cleanup
  • When to shard

Unique Advantages of the Cloud

  • On demand provisioning / decommissioning
  • Availability zones
  • Flexible Storage

Dan Rogart


Dan is a Senior Database Administrator at Zynga. Previously he worked at 33Across and Revolution Health.

mohan krishnan


Mohan leads the database team at Zynga. Before joining Zynga, Mohan worked as an Independent Database Consultant on various database systems.

  • 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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