MySQL State of the Art at Facebook

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The MySQL performance team is involved in almost all of the aspects of MySQL
usage at Facebook. This includes topics such as performance tuning, query
tuning, diagnosing database stalls, capacity planning, backup/recovery, and
new deployment planning.

This talk with present a broad overview of many of the problems experienced
from running MySQL at a large scale and the solutions used at Facebook for
them. Many of the open source tools we use in our MySQL deployment will
also be discussed.

Harrison Fisk


Harrison is member of Facebook database performance team. He has worked before for over 7 years at MySQL AB and Sun Microsystems as a Trainer, Consultant, and Staff Support Engineer.

He has also co-authored a book, MySQL Clustering.

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Domas Mituzas


Domas Mituzas is database engineer at Facebook and volunteer Wikipedia performance and data engineer.

He currently serves on the Advisory Board of Wikimedia Foundation.

  • 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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