Giuseppe Maxia

Quality Assurance Architect, VMware

Quality Assurance Architect at VMware. Formerly at MySQL AB, and then through acquisitions at Sun Microsystems and Oracle. Then at Continuent, Inc and currently at VMware through a merge. I am active member of the MySQL community and long timer open source enthusiast. During the past decades I have worked in various IT related fields, with focus on databases, object oriented programming, system administration, quality assurance. Fluent in Italian, English, Perl, Python, SQL, Spanish, C, Bash, and good speaker of C , French, Java. I work in cyberspace, with a virtual team.

Submitted Sessions

In this session we will explore the possibilities that Tungsten Replicator can provide to solve complex replication problems. Tungsten replicator ( is a high performance, open source, data replication engine for MySQL that is a drop in replacement for standard MySQL replication. We will cover

The Tungsten Replicator components. Replacing standard MySQL... [read more]

DBA work is repetitive and thus boring. When you need to repeat the same task many times, you lose patience and the job loses its initial appeal. Worse yet, you need to do repetitive tasks when you are in a hurry, or near a deadline, or under stress because you need to fix something urgent, and you feel an unpleasant breath on the back of your neck.
If all the above sounds unpleasant, it... [read more]

Lightning Talk: Although MySQL replication technology has been around for more than a decade, some of its features are often misunderstood. Not only that, but popular beliefs sometimes defy reality. This talk will take you in the unchartered land of MySQL Replication mythology, where we find real monsters (the Two-Faced filter, the Error-Skip devil, the Slave-Writing dragon, among others) and... [read more]

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