A critical piece of your infrastructure is the database tier, yet people don't pay enough attention to it judging by how many are bitten via poorly chosen defaults, or just a lack understanding of running a secure database tier. In this talk, I'll focus on MySQL/MariaDB, PostgreSQL and MongoDB, and cover external authentication, auditing, encryption, SSL, firewalls, replication, and more gems from over a decade of consulting in this space from Percona's 4,000+ customers.
Alkin has extensive experience in enterprise relational databases working in various sectors for large corporations. With more than 20 years of industry experience, he has acquired skills for managing large projects from the ground up to production. For the past eight years, he's been focusing on e-commerce, SaaS and MySQL technologies. He managed and architected database topologies for high volume site at eBay Intl. He has several years of experience in 24X7 support and operational tasks as well as improving database systems for major companies. He has led MySQL global operations team on Tier 1/2/3 support for MySQL customers. In 2016 he has joined Percona's expert technical management team.
David is an Information Security Architect, and CISSP qualified. He has worked with Percona since 2013 and has over 17 years' experience in DevOps, databases and security. David is a Ju-Jitsu instructor, assistant scout leader and also volunteers at a local secondary school to teach kids computing.