Baron Schwartz

Baron Schwartz
Founder / CTO, VividCortex

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Baron is co-founder and CTO of VividCortex, a provider of SaaS database administration tools. He is the lead author of High Performance MySQL and continues to research and publish under the O’Reilly imprint. He has created several open-source software tools, including Maatkit, and has authored features for MySQL and InnoDB. He is an Oracle ACE, and the founder of the worldwide OpenSQL Camp conference series. He holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of Virginia. Baron lives in Charlottesville, Virginia with his family.


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Baron Schwartz (VividCortex)
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Baron Schwartz (VividCortex)
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One of the monitoring holy grails is knowing whether a system is behaving normally. This is usually considered a hard problem, but it can be done very cheaply at large scale. In this presentation I'll explain my definition of normality, several ways to quantify abnormality, and most importantly, what you can do with the results. There will be math, and I'll publish my slides. Read more.


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