Lars Thalmann

Lars Thalmann
Development Director, MySQL Replication, Backup & Connectors, Oracle

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Dr. Lars Thalmann is the manager and technical lead of the MySQL Replication and Backup team. Before working with backup and replication, Lars worked with clustering technology and is one of the developers of NDB Cluster, the storage engine used in MySQL Cluster.


Replication and Scale-Out, Tutorial
Location: Ballroom D Level: Novice
Mats Kindahl (Oracle), Lars Thalmann (Oracle)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
How do you set up replication? What can you do with replication? If these are the kinds of questions you ask yourself, then you need to go to this replication tutorial. You will hear the replication developers explain the architecture and concepts behind replication, and learn how to configure and use replication for managing backups, handle high-availability, and performing scale-out. Read more.
Replication and Scale-Out
Location: Ballroom B Level: Intermediate
Lars Thalmann (Oracle), Mats Kindahl (Oracle)
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 9 ratings)
The MySQL Replication developers walk through some of the new Replication features of MySQL 5.1 and MySQL 6.0, such as row-based replication, heart-beating and semi-synchronous replication. Read more.
Architecture and Technology, Replication and Scale-Out
Location: Ballroom G Level: Novice
Mats Kindahl (Oracle), Lars Thalmann (Oracle), Jay Pipes (Rackspace Cloud), Mark Callaghan (Facebook), Sheeri K. Cabral (Mozilla Foundation)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Do you have a hard time getting an overview of where replication is moving? Are you wondering what is going on in the community and inside the replication team? If these questions are on your mind, then you have to visit this panel discussion with some of the foremost developers and consultants on replication technology and hear what they have to say about the future of replication. Read more.
Replication and Scale-Out
Location: Ballroom F Level: Intermediate
Mats Kindahl (Oracle), Lars Thalmann (Oracle)
Average rating: ***..
(3.40, 5 ratings)
See the replication developers give you a fast-paced session of some of the more interesting, useful, and odd ticks available for the intermediate to advanced replication user. Read more.
Chuck Bell (Oracle), Lars Thalmann (Oracle), Mats Kindahl (Oracle)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
Do you use replication? Would you like to improve your data protection and recovery capabilities? If you do, chances are you would also like to improve your ability to recover from failures faster. In this session, we will show you how you can use backup to enhance your replication capabilities. Read more.

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