Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference

April 24 - 27, 2017

Santa Clara, California

Rick Pizzi

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Rick Pizzi

Sr. MySQL DBA & DBA Team Lead,


I have been always interested in MySQL since the early days of v3.23. After spending 20+ years in the IT field, mostly as a system administrator, In the last few years I decided to focus exclusively on MySQL, and have been working as full time MySQL DBA since. Since 2014 I am leading the MySQL DBA Team at .


25 April - 1:20 PM - 2:10 PM at Ballroom B
Even if InnoDB is universally recognized by DBAs as "the" engine to use for production data, there are use cases where InnoDB just does not fit. In this talk we will introduce the most popular engines available for MySQL to date, focusing on the limitations that plague InnoDB when it's about inserting rows at high rate and/or using a random primary key, like an UUID. We will... [read more]