Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference

April 24 - 27, 2017

Santa Clara, California

Eric Herman

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Eric Herman

Principal Developer,


Since 2010, Eric has been at addressing various data challenges including scaling usage of MySQL and bringing hadoop into production. Eric spent the prior six years as a developer at MySQL and Sun Microsystems. In his spare time, he contributes to Free Software and develops Open Hardware.


27 April - 12:50 PM - 1:40 PM at Ballroom E
MySQL/MariaDB replication is asynchronous. You can make replication faster by using better hardware (faster CPU, more RAM, or quicker disks), or you can use parallel replication to remove it single-threaded limitation; but lag can still happen. This talk is not about making replication faster, it is how to deal with its asynchronous nature, including the (in-)famous lag. We will start by... [read more]