Percona Live: Data Performance Conference 2016 Logo

April 18-21, 2016

Santa Clara, California

Jenni Snyder

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Jenni Snyder



Jenni has been a MySQL DBA for over ten years, and spending the last four and a half here at Yelp. She loves how easy it is to start with MySQL, the performance and tuning options, and the Community around it that welcomes new members. Her favorite aspects of MySQL DBA work are finding & eliminating bottlenecks, InnoDB tuning, optimizing slow queries, eliminating deadlocks, and helping developers.


19 April 02:20 PM - 3:10 PM at Ballroom G
You're probably already using automation to build your application, manage configuration, and alert you in case of emergencies. What's keeping you from doing the same with your MySQL schema changes? For us, the answer was "lots of things". Today, Yelp uses Liquibase to manage our schema changes, pt-online-schema-change to execute them, and Jenkins to ensure that they'... [read more]
21 April 03:00 PM - 03:50 PM at Ballroom E
Ever wonder how DBAs function at other companies? Curious about “the right way” to manage an on-call schedule? Maybe you’ve always wondered what the silliest production mistake was somewhere else. In this panel discussion, come and hear the stories and experiences of various DBAs and learn about how their average day looks, fun learning experiences they’ve had, and maybe even some silly... [read more]