MySQL at Twitter (Panel Q&A)

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3 April 4:30PM - 5:20PM @ Ballroom A

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50 minutes conference
Ever wonder how your tweets are managed and stored? The @TwitterDBA Team will give you some insight in this high level overview of MySQL usage at Twitter. We will talk about both the large scale and small scale clusters and some of the unique situations that we face. This short presentation will be followed by a Q&A Panel with a number of the Twitter DBA's.


Senior MySQL DBA , Twitter
Will Gunty is a Senior Database Administrator at Twitter. There, he focuses on the ads and analytics database clusters. He has also worked on the large scale sharded clusters (Gizzard) as well. Prior to working at Twitter, he was one of the first members of the Database Operations team at Box.
Sr Manager, Database Reliability Engineering, Twitter
Lisa Phillips has over 15 years of experience in Internet technologies with an emphasis on systems and database administration, large scale systems and technical operations management. Lisa worked on open source systems for early blogging companies Live Journal and Six Apart and now leads Twitter's MySQL DBAs. Follow her @lisaphillips
Staff Database Administrator, Twitter
Tom's been working with MySQL for the past 10 years. He started working with MySQL as a developer and quickly moved over to systems administration and then database administration. He is currently a Staff Database Administrator at Twitter.
DBA, Twitter Inc.
MySQL at Twitter
Sr DBA, Twitter Inc.
Jonah joined Twitter in November 2012 after working in a diverse set of environments as a remote DBA. He is currently a Senior MySQL DBA on the Database Reliability Engineering team.