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April 18-21, 2016

Santa Clara, California

Hands-On Test Drive: MySQL on Ceph

Hands-On Test Drive: MySQL on Ceph

 18 April 1:30PM-4:30PM @ Room 204
Experience level: 
3 hours tutorial
New and Trending Topics
Tools and Techniques


Bring your laptop. In this hands-on lab, you'll create your first Ceph cluster on AWS, backing a MySQL instance. Each attendee will be given access to their own 9-node Ceph cluster in the cloud. The test drive lab exercises will cover: (a) Creating a Ceph cluster (Pools, OSDs, and Monitors) (b) Client access to your Ceph cluster (simple rados object and RBD block device clients) (c) Determining the health of your cluster (Calamari, CLI) (d) Running MySQL against a Ceph block device


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Kyle Bader

Sr Solution Architect, Red Hat


Kyle Bader, a Red Hat senior architect, provides expertise in the design and operation of petabyte scale storage systems using Ceph. He joined Red Hat as part of the 2014 Inktank acquisition. As a senior systems engineer at DreamHost, he helped implement, operate, and design Ceph and OpenStack-based systems for DreamCompute and DreamObjects cloud products.

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Yves Trudeau

Consultant, Percona


Yves is a Principal Consultant at Percona, specializing in MySQL High-Availability and scaling solutions. Prior to joining Percona in 2009, he worked as a senior consultant for MySQL AB and Sun Microsystems, assisting customers across North America with NDB Cluster and Heartbeat/DRBD technologies. Yves holds a Ph.D. in Experimental Physics from Université de Sherbrooke. He lives in Québec, Canada with his wife and three daughters.

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Brent Compton

Director Storage Solution Architectures, Red Hat


Brent Compton is Director Storage Solution Architectures at Red Hat, leading the team responsible for building Ceph and Gluster storage reference architectures with Red Hat Storage partners. Before Red Hat, Brent was responsible for emerging non-volatile memory software technologies at Fusion-io. Previous enterprise software leadership roles include VP Product Management at Micromuse (now IBM Tivoli Netcool) and Product Marketing Director within HP’s OpenView software division. Within enterprise IT, Brent also served as Director Middleware Development Platforms at the LDS Church and as CIO at Joint Commission International. Brent has a tight-knit family, and can be found on skis or a mountain bike whenever possible.

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