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April 18-21, 2016

Santa Clara, California

HA Redis and MySQL as a Service: Architectural Considerations & Challenges

HA Redis and MySQL as a Service: Architectural Considerations & Challenges

 19 April 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM @ Ballroom H
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50 minutes conference


Offering HA Redis and MySQL as a service on the same platform produces great benefits and a series of challenges from infrastructure to the user interface. Members of the Rackspace Cloud Databases and ObjectRocket Redis product teams will discuss their architectural choices and the challenges they faced in development.


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Riddhi Shah

Software Developer II, Rackspace


Riddhi is a Software Developer on Cloud Databases, Rackspace’s managed cloud MySQL product. She joined Rackspace in July 2014 and has developed features like replication and high availability for Cloud Databases. She enjoys problem solving and python programming. She holds a Masters in Computer Science from the University of Texas and currently lives in Austin.

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Timothy Given

Database Administrator II, Rackspace


Timothy is a MySQL and Cassandra DBA in the Rackspace Cloud Datastores Engineering team with a primary focus on the Cloud Database platform. He spent 7+ years in the United States Air Force working on a variety of mission systems and eventually found his true passion, database. He has worked at Rackspace in San Antonio, TX for over 5 years, specializing in MySQL benchmarking, optimization, and its development on cloud solutions.

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Steve Croce

Product Manager V, Rackspace


Steve Croce joined Rackspace in October 2015 and currently works in the DataStores group as product manager for the Cloud Databases, our managed cloud MySQL product. He has over 13 years of experience in the tech industry with roles in hardware and software ranging from development to product management and marketing. He holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from MIT and now lives in Austin, TX with his wife and two children.

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