Preetam is an engineer at VividCortex where he works on anomaly detection and back-end systems.
25 April - 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM at Room 210
I’ve been learning about database internals by learning the theory, seeing how other systems have implemented ideas, and trying to implement them myself. Of course, it’s not always easy, and I’m not making anything that compares to the scale of something like MySQL or MongoDB, but reinventing a few small wheels here and there has given me a better understanding of how bigger systems work. I’ll... [read more]
26 April - 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM at Room 210
VividCortex monitors lots of production database servers, which means we get to see lots of different database problems. One specific type of problem that we like to focus on is database stalls. We define stalls as short periods of time, typically one second, when work isn’t getting done. It’s easy to see when a database isn’t performing its work as usual, but trying to find the cause is much... [read more]