Bob Burgess

Bob Burgess
Database Analyst, Radian6 Technologies

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Bob has been squeezing every drop out of MySQL for a little over a year, having previously spent several years roaming in the Garden of Oracle. Last year, he found himself suddenly (and without warning) responsible for storing and retrieving all the information amassed at Radian6, the social media monitoring company.


Bob Burgess (Radian6 Technologies)
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Beginners to MySQL often start monitoring their systems manually but quickly realize the need to automate. When the new MySQL DBA is also new to shell scripting, the task of automating becomes even more daunting. This presentation introduces the Bash shell, illustrates how it can communicate with MySQL and with the outside world, and gives practical examples of these scripts. Read more.
Bob Burgess (Radian6 Technologies)
Recently faced with the problem of an ordinary table growing too large to back up or maintain, we designed a MySQL-Proxy-based storage cluster which seamlessly integrates with the rest of the database and offers redundancy, cluster-member failure protection, load balancing, and information lifecycle management (data age-out) capabilities. Read more.

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