Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference

April 24 - 27, 2017

Santa Clara, California

David Peterson

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David Peterson

Lead Systems Engineer, Salesforce


David joined Salesforce in 2014 and is currently a Lead Systems Engineer based out of Atlanta, GA. Drawing on his 10+ years of experience in the SaaS world, he helps lead the infrastructure design and scaling of Salesforce’s product offering, Pardot Marketing Automation. Prior to Salesforce, he worked at Perfect Sense Digital where he was the Lead Engineer in architecting and implementing HGTV and Travel Channels new website infrastructure in AWS. He also helped design and implement the infrastructure for digital media sites such as Food Network, Univision, Coca-Cola, Walmart, Lionsgate, BET, Snagfilms, National Geographic, and others. Prior to PSD, he worked at ChannelAdvisor, an e-commerce SaaS company, where he helped design and manage the infrastructure responsible for processing over $3 billion in GMV.


25 April - 2:20 PM - 3:10 PM at Ballroom B
We’ve all used or heard about various filesystems like ext3, ext4, or XFS but what about copy-on-write filesystems like btrfs or ZFS. With XFS being the de facto standard to host MySQL on, learn why Pardot chose ZoL (ZFS On Linux) instead to host their highly transactional MySQL database servers in production on. ZoL is a port of OpenZFS to Linux that was released in 2013. However, since then... [read more]