Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference

April 24 - 27, 2017

Santa Clara, California

Michael Benshoof

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Michael Benshoof

Technical Account Manager, Percona


Mike is a Technical Account Manager with Percona and specializes in performance tuning and architecture/application design leveraging open source systems. His background is in the web development space, but he has several years of experience as a MySQL DBA and consultant as well. Mike founded and continues to lead the Oklahoma City MySQL User Group (h​ttp:// ​and loves to expose people to the power of Open Source software.


25 April - 11:30 AM - 11:55 AM at Room 209
Go through a schema review, including reviewing large tables, looking at indexes, and so on. This will help you profile your data and schema, which will help with capacity planning or even application design.
26 April - 11:10 AM - 12:00 PM at Ballroom H
The goal of the talk is to review the GIS improvements in MySQL 5.7 and new additions in MySQL 8.0 (new this year!), provide some general review of the functionality, as well as some working demos.