Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference

April 24 - 27, 2017

Santa Clara, California

Valerie Parham-Thompson

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Valerie Parham-Thompson

Lead Database Consultant, Pythian


With experience as an open-source DBA and developer for software-as-a-service environments, Valerie has expertise in web-scale data storage and data delivery.


26 April - 5:00 PM - 5:25 PM at Ballroom C
In this session we will share our experiences using gh-ost for long-running schema changes in a multi-tier replication topology under high-volume traffic. This will include sharing how gh-ost can work with topologies using the Tungsten Replicator. We’ll share the ideal combination of commands to use in this setup, and discuss reasons we chose gh-ost over our old friend pt-online-schema-change.... [read more]