Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference

April 24 - 27, 2017

Santa Clara, California

David Turner


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David Turner

Storage SRE, Uber


Biography:

David Turner joined Uber in 2016. He has more than 10 years experience working with databases such as Oracle and MySQL. He was drawn to MySQL because of his interest in database internals and a deeper understanding of systems architecture. With MySQL he has found he has more freedom to explore. His experience in working at larger shops such as Dropbox, Facebook, Pinterest, Sprint, and Zendesk has given him a strong understanding of scaling issues and of managing massive amounts of data and databases.


Sessions

24 April - 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM at Ballroom D
Overview: There is a stigma attached to database proxies when it comes to MySQL. This tutorial hopes to blow away that stigma by showing you what can be done with a proxy designed from the ground up to be performant. That proxy is ProxySQL.
27 April - 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM at Ballroom D
Whether adding indexes, altering enums, changing datatypes or reorganizing tables - there are right and wrong ways when production is involved.