Office Hour with Baron Schwartz

Office Hour, Office Hours (Table 2)

Let’s talk about what you think makes a great monitoring and performance management system! In particular, I’d like to hear (and answer your questions about, if I can) these topics:

  • Monitoring
  • Trending
  • Alerting
  • Turning metrics into information
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Baron Schwartz


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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