Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference

April 24 - 27, 2017

Santa Clara, California

Ryan Lowe

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Ryan Lowe

Platform Engineer, Square, Inc.


Ryan is a Platform Engineer at Square, where he manages thousands of instances of MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Redis. Before joining Square, Ryan helped build and scale some of the largest web, social, gaming, and mobile properties as a Consultant at Percona. As an author, speaker, and active contributor to F/OSS projects, his expertise extends to a variety of data stores, cloud and big data, and beyond.


27 April - 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM at Ballroom G
Neo4J is rapidly becoming a force multiplier within organizations with highly connected data. The purpose of this talk is to enumerate the good, bad, and ugly that we have learned about Neo4J as we have deployed it within Square and made it a first class citizen. We will talk about the features that we find most important (and why) and custom development that we have had to do to make it work... [read more]
25 April - 2:20 PM - 3:10 PM at Ballroom A
Capacity planning is hard. It’s even harder if you want to do it right. One of the industry’s dirty little secrets is that in today’s computing climate, there are few organizations for whom the benefits of formal and rigorous capacity planning outweigh the costs. Having said that, there are a lot of easy and low-cost to get started with capacity planning that can provide significant value to... [read more]