Marco Tusa

MySQL Team Leader, Pythian

Marco Tusa had his own international practice for the past twenty four years. His experience and expertise are in a wide variety of information technology and information management fields of application and cover research, development, analysis, quality control and project management. Marco Tusa has recently moved from Italy to Ottawa and is currently at Pythian as employee, coordinating the MySQL team's activities world wide. He has being working as employee for the SUN Microsystems as MySQL Professional Service manager for South Europe. He has worked with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation since 1994, leading the development of the Organization’s hyper textual environment.Also acting as project leader for the FAO corporate database support. For several years he has led the development group in the WAICENT/Faoinfo team. He has assisted in defining the Organization’s guidelines for the dissemination of information from the technology and the management point of view. He has acted as coordinator between WAICENT and other departments; he has been a member of the FAO Information Management and Technology Committee since 1999. He designed and lead the development of some of the main web related FAO projects such as: AGRIS; AGROVOC; FAO Document Repository; INPhO; Country Profile. He also designed and developed the FAO web publishing architecture including the design and development of almost all the web related databases. He has participated in field missions in order to perform analysis, reviews and evaluation of the status of local projects, providing local support and advice. He has participated in the design of the Ethiopian National Agriculture Information System (NAIS). He collaborates with MIT Media Lab (Massachusetts Institute of Technology laboratory) and FAO as Sustainable Information Technology for developing countries Specialist in relation with the FAO’s Special Program for Food Security for Senegal. Specialties Project Management - Database Analysis implementation management (Oracle, MySQL MSSql) - Application design and development

Submitted Sessions

The presentation illustrate an operative way for archiving the partition or tables as file, and how to restore them safely and quickly,
we will be presenting a case where historical data can be needed for future reuse, using simple file restore bypassing the need of reloading the data.
We also will help in getting a better understanding of what you can really do with DISCARD/IMPORT... [read more]

In this talk we present a real customer case that included a challenging Architecture Design and Proof of Concept of using Synchronous Replication in AWS.
The customer had asked to investigate and design an upgrade to their MySQL based solution that supports an application serving retail shops around the globe.
The requirements were to build a highly available MySQL database using... [read more]

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