Alan Kasindorf
MySQL DBA, Six Apart

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Kasindorf is the MySQL DBA for Six Apart’s properties, as well as many of their scaling tools. Originally a sysadmin for in 2002, he has since helped build numerous large web sites with open source software and is an advocate and contributor for Memcached, mogilefs, perlbal, and others.


Architecture and Technology, Performance Tuning and Benchmarks, Tutorial
Location: Ballroom H Level: Intermediate
Alan Kasindorf (Six Apart), Brian Aker (HP)
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 ratings)
The original memcached tutorial has done its rounds around the globe, and it's time for round two. Quickly get up to speed with integration and tuning examples, then dive into new topics and community tricks. See how the new binary protocol and storage engine interfaces can solve hard problems. Read more.
Architecture and Technology
Location: Ballroom E Level: Expert
Alan Kasindorf (Six Apart)
Average rating: *....
(1.00, 1 rating)
Dormando's Proxy for MySQL (DPM for short) is a community lead, BSD licensed, alternative to the official MySQL Proxy. It is not a fork, and has its own ideals. Learn what it can do, and find out how you can help! Read more.

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