Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference

April 24 - 27, 2017

Santa Clara, California

Giuseppe Maxia

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Giuseppe Maxia

Quality Assurance Architect, VMware


Quality Assurance Architect at VMware. Formerly at MySQL AB, and then through acquisitions at Sun Microsystems and Oracle. Then at Continuent, Inc and currently at VMware through a merge. I am active member of the MySQL community and long timer open source enthusiast. During the past decades I have worked in various IT related fields, with focus on databases, object oriented programming, system administration, quality assurance. Fluent in Italian, English, Perl, Python, SQL, Spanish, C, Bash, and good speaker of C , French, Java. I work in cyberspace, with a virtual team.


26 April - 11:10 AM - 12:00 PM at Ballroom A
Replication in the last years has been a game of marketing and bragging, where features have been presented as life-changing and highly innovative. Sometimes, these features are really good, and meet the users expectations.
24 April - 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM at Ballroom H
MySQL 5.7 has introduced another protocol for communication with the database, which allows asynchronous operations and native document store handling. Since the changes are huge, both developers and DBAs are uncertain about what can be done and how. This tutorial will guide the attendees through the basics of the X-Protocol, with examples of using the document store using the new shell and... [read more]
25 April - 4:50 PM - 5:15 PM at Ballroom C
MySQL 8.0 introduced roles: a new security and administrative feature that allows DBAs to simplify user management and increases security of multi-user environments. Using roles is easy, once you have digested all the documentation.