Getting started with Tungsten Replicator

Replication and High Availability Strategies
23 April 11:30am - 12:20pm @ Ballroom F

Tungsten replicator ( is a high performance, open source, data replication engine for MySQL that is a drop in replacement for standard MySQL replication. It can provide many solutions for many different replication scenarios to solve todays increasingly complex replication problems. In this session we will cover

  • What is it
  • How does it differ from Native replication
  • Set up a master - slave
  • Take over from Native replication
  • Handling Failover
  • More complex replication topologies including Fan-in and multi-master


Neil Armitage
Deployment and Support Engineer, Continuent
Neil Armitage, Deployment and Support Engineer, Continuent, has over 20 years of experience in developing applications and managing database servers. He joined Continuent in 2012 after working with a Tungsten replication-based solution at TradingScreen. Neil started his career as a mainframe DBA using IBM DB2. Since that time he has worked on various large scale Oracle and MySQL installations in both the banking and online gaming industries.