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April 18-21, 2016

Santa Clara, California

Giuseppe Maxia

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Giuseppe Maxia

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.


18 April 9:30AM - 12:30PM at Ballroom E
Replication in the last years has been a game of marketing and bragging, where features have been presented as life-changing and highly innovative. Sometimes, these features are really good, and meet the users expectations.
Unless you have been using containers on your own, all this talk about the new virtualization methods souns theoretical and boring. The turning point happens when you see containers being used in practice. This talk includes a live demo of deploying MySQL containers in replication, to show how fast and easy to use they are.
19 April 5:15 PM - 05:40 PM at Ballroom H
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.
20 April 03:30 PM - 04:20 PM at Ballroom G
Docker is a great new project for managing containers. Containers are operating system resource isolation and allocation benefits as virtual machines yet are more lightweight and allow you a lot of flexibility and how you can design your application and database architecture.
20 April 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM at Ballroom H
A Modern Approach to Schema Management - Evan Elias ( The 5 minute introduction to MySQL and MariaDB on POWER - Stewart Smith ( Inventions, inventors, DBAs and Open... [read more]