MySQL 5.6: Redefining Replication

New Features
25 April 11:00am - 11:50am @ Ballroom D

MySQL 5.6 includes the most significant enhancements and updates to MySQL replication ever released. It is a major step forward, in terms of performance, scalability, high availability and agility – whether deployed on premise or in the cloud.
Furthermore, MySQL 5.6 replication leverages DevOps methodologies, providing a compelling feature set coupled with a comprehensive array of tooling. Together they reduce administrative overhead, providing flexibility to support rapidly evolving business requirements.
During this session, the attendee will get to know the new replication features in MySQL 5.6. Several hot topics will be covered, such as: High performance replication (Group Commit, Multi-Threaded Slave), Data and service self-healing (Crash-safe Slaves/Masters), Flexibility/Usability (Global Transaction Identifiers, Annotated RBR), Data Integrity (Event Checksums), and replication related utilities.


Luis Soares
Principal Software Engineer, Oracle
Luís Soares is a Principal Software Engineer and the MySQL Replication Team lead at Oracle. His research interests include replication technologies, dependable systems and high availability. Before joining the MySQL team, he was both a post-graduate student and a researcher at the University of Minho, Portugal, where he designed and implemented group-based replication protocols. Before that, he worked for a Portuguese multi-national company as a system analyst.