Building and maintaining complex distributed systems
June 19–20, 2017: Training
June 20–22, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA

Schedule: Distributed Data & Databases sessions

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9:00am–12:30pm Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Location: LL21 A/B
Level: Intermediate
Colin Charles (Percona)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
The MySQL world is full of trade-offs; choosing a high-availability solution is no exception, but only with high availability can you achieve distributed systems in your database layer. Colin Charles explores the MySQL high-availability landscape, offering deep dives into current technologies, recommendations, and what to look out for. Read more.
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11:25am–12:05pm Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Location: 230 B
Level: Intermediate
Laine Campbell (OpsArtisan), Charity Majors (Honeycomb)
Average rating: **...
(2.43, 7 ratings)
SRE is becoming quite the ubiquitous term, but what about DBRE? Laine Campbell and Charity Majors dive into DBRE, exploring the paths to this craft and how to culturally evolve and support it. Laine and Charity focus on organizational scale, self-service, and force multipliers in recoverability, observability, availability, security, release management, and infrastructure. Read more.
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1:15pm–1:55pm Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Location: 230 B
Level: Advanced
Adam Shepard (AudienceScience)
Adam Shepard peels back the covers on a user delivery network—a worldwide distributed data store powering over 80 billion transactions a day at millisecond speed. Join in to learn about eventually consistent data architectures, tiered and hybrid storage layers, and what it takes to manage that much data at scale. Read more.
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2:10pm–2:50pm Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Location: 230 B
Level: Intermediate
Dan Jones (VictorOps)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Dan Jones discusses VictorOps's transition to event sourcing and CQRS in distributed systems. Through the use of persistent actors, VictorOps was able to redesign, rebuild, and deploy the entire underlying infrastructure without any noticeable impact to end users. Read more.
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3:40pm–4:20pm Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Location: 230 B
Level: Intermediate
Avantika Mathur (Electric Cloud)
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(3.00, 4 ratings)
Avan Mathur shares strategies for database deployments and rollbacks as well as some patterns and best practices for reliably deploying databases as part of your CD pipeline, safely rolling back database code, ensuring data integrity, and more. Read more.
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1:15pm–1:55pm Thursday, June 22, 2017
Location: LL20 C
Level: Intermediate
Miles Ward (Google)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
Google Cloud Spanner, Google's public launch of the internal Spanner service, makes available a new basic primitive for application design: globally consistent transactions. Want to know how it all works? Join Miles Ward for a detailed, demo-filled, nuanced look at the useful applications of Spanner for your workload. Read more.