Kenny Gryp

Principal Consultant, Percona

Kenny is currently a Consultant at Percona. Bitten somewhere in the late 90s by the open-source bug, most of his spare time was spent working with Linux & OpenBSD servers. Eventually, after school ended, Kenny turned into a linux system administrator and performed that role at various companies. Before joining Percona, he worked at a large social networking company in Europe as DBA & Puppeteer.

Submitted Sessions

The tutorial will be mainly hands on. Virtualbox images will be provided at the start of the tutorial.

Prerequisites:
- Be familiar with MySQL's basic usage (starting, stopping, basic command line tools like 'mysql', 'mysqld', 'mysqldump')
- Have some familiarity with SQL
- Be used to working with unix shells and SSH
- Have a laptop with virtualbox installed and... [read more]

The tutorial is meant for people to gain more experience in day to day tasks to manage a MySQL Infrastructure.
Several best practises, techniques, tools will be explained and tested during this full day Tutorial.
Topics:
- Monitoring (alerting & trending)
- Backups (strategy, XtraBackup, recovery)
- Performing Schema Changes
- Security
- Identify... [read more]

In this session you'll learn how to choose hardware that helps MySQL execute queries the most quickly, while providing the best price-to-performance ratio. This includes choosing and configuring CPUs, RAM, network, and storage systems. We'll also discuss what performance you can expect from various Amazon EC2 instance sizes, including EBS volumes and Amazon's RDS service for MySQL.

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