Sharding-splitting data for a single database server onto many database servers is a method to scale horizontally and is needed to get more disk IOPS from a mechanical harddrive server architecture. Its a method that works yet has pitfalls which this session talks about. The main focus is what happens when Solid State Disk Drives replaces traditional mechanical harddrives (spinning metal) in... [read more]
Since 1999 I have learned and given back to the mySQL community, before replication was stable, when myISAM was the Hot storage engine and new over ISAM. I frequently give talks and help people to understand how mySQL can help them. I mainly deal with scale but the entire LAMP stack is my domain. From CSS down to Kernel tweaks is my contribution to FriendFinder, Friendster, Flickr, RockYou, SchoolFeed, Weebly to you!
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