Getting started with Tungsten Replicator

Replication and High Availability Strategies
23 April 11:30am - 12:20pm @ Ballroom F

Tungsten replicator ( is a high performance, open source, data replication engine for MySQL that is a drop in replacement for standard MySQL replication. It can provide many solutions for many different replication scenarios to solve todays increasingly complex replication problems. In this session we will cover

  • What is it
  • How does it differ from Native replication
  • Set up a master - slave
  • Take over from Native replication
  • Handling Failover
  • More complex replication topologies including Fan-in and multi-master


Neil Armitage
Solutions Architect, VMware
Neil Armitage, has over 20 years of experience in developing applications and managing database servers. He joined Continuent in 2012 after working with a Tungsten replication-based solution at TradingScreen and transitioned to VMware in 2014. Neil started his career as a mainframe DBA using IBM DB2. Since that time he has worked on various large scale Oracle and MySQL installations in both the banking and online gaming industries.