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April 18-21, 2016

Santa Clara, California

David Turner

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David Turner

Storage SRE, Uber


David Turner joined Uber in 2016. He has more than 10 years experience working with databases such as Oracle and MySQL. He was drawn to MySQL because of his interest in database internals and a deeper understanding of systems architecture. With MySQL he has found he has more freedom to explore. His experience in working at larger shops such as Dropbox, Facebook, Pinterest, Sprint, and Zendesk has given him a strong understanding of scaling issues and of managing massive amounts of data and databases.


20 April 11:10 AM - 12:00 PM at Ballroom H
In this talk we'll run through numerous performance problems and how to troubleshoot them using Performance Schema. Many of these performance issues are based off actual problems experienced in our production environment at Dropbox.
19 April 02:20 PM - 3:10 PM at Ballroom A
This talk explains why Dropbox considered rolling out global transaction IDs so early.
21 April 12:50 PM - 01:40 PM at Ballroom E
The MySQL Utilities from Oracle have been available for some time but how useful are they? In this talk we will cover the various tools available and how we are using then in our shops to reduce our work load , increase efficiency and ensure data consistency. We are all familiar with Percona Toolkit but the MySQL Utilities seem not to be as well known or visible. After hearing this talk you will... [read more]