MySQL deployment methods - whole servers, sandboxes, virtual machines, containers
This is a broad comparison of the methods to deploy MySQL. It will show the pros and cons of deploying database services in * dedicated servers (bare metal); * virtual machines; * containers. For each category, attendees will see the advantages, the disadvantages, and a direct comparison with the rest of the field.
Quality Assurance Architect, VMware
Quality Assurance Architect at VMware. Formerly at MySQL AB, and then through acquisitions at Sun Microsystems and Oracle. Then at Continuent, Inc and currently at VMware through a merge. I am active member of the MySQL community and long timer open source enthusiast. During the past decades I have worked in various IT related fields, with focus on databases, object oriented programming, system administration, quality assurance. Fluent in Italian, English, Perl, Python, SQL, Spanish, C, Bash, and good speaker of C , French, Java. I work in cyberspace, with a virtual team.