Marco "The Grinch" Tusa

Principal Consultant , Percona

Marco Tusa had his own international practice for the past twenty seven years. His experience and expertise are in a wide variety of information technology and information management fields of application and cover research, development, analysis, quality control, project management and team management. Marco has move back to Percona in March 2016 as Manager HA, after being Principal consultant for Pythian for a brief period and manager of the Consulting Rapid Response Team in Percona from October 2013. Marco Tusa has moved from Italy to Ottawa in 2011 and had being working at Pythian as Cluster Technical Leader for the MySQL technology until September 2013. He has being working as employee the SUN Microsystems as MySQL Professional Service manager for South Europe., and previously in MySQL AB. He has worked with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation since 1994, leading the development of the Organization’s hyper textual environment.Team leader for the FAO corporate database support.


In this talk we present a real customer case that included a challenging Architecture Design and Proof of Concept of using Synchronous Replication in AWS. The customer had asked to investigate and design an upgrade to their MySQL based solution that supports an application serving retail shops around the globe. The requirements were to build a highly available MySQL database using only the... [read more]