Lenz Grimmer

Lenz Grimmer
MySQL Community Relations Manager, Sun Microsystems


Lenz Grimmer is a member of the MySQL Community Relations team of the Database Group at Sun Microsystems. He lives in Hamburg, Germany and has worked for MySQL since April, 2002. Before joining the community team in December 2005, he was a member of the release engineering team that is in charge of creating the official release builds of the MySQL server and related products. Prior to working for MySQL AB, he was a developer at the distribution engineering team at SuSE Linux AG, Nuernberg, Germany.


Security and Database Administration
Location: Ballroom B Level: Intermediate
Lenz Grimmer (Sun Microsystems)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
This session offers an introduction to the concept of utilizing LVM filesystem snapshots to perform consistent backups of MySQL databases without having to interrupt the normal server operations. While this technique isn't a "real" hot backup, it still provides a viable and free alternative to other backup methods like SQL dumps. Read more.
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