Max Mether

Director, Field and Training Services, SkySQL

Max Mether, a native of Finland received his M.Sc (Eng) in Physics and Maths from Helsinki University of Technology. Max joined MySQL AB in 2001 starting as a Consultant and an Instructor and ended up creating the MySQL training program and managing the curriculum under MySQL AB and later at Sun. As a co-founder Max now manages the field services and training departments at SkySQL and helps advance the MySQL eco-system around the world. Max is a frequent speaker at LinuxFests and MySQL conferences around the globe.

Submitted Sessions

MySQL Cluster is perhaps the most badly named and most misunderstood product from the MySQL eco-system. Despite the name it is a completely separate product from the standard MySQL database. Due to the distributed nature of MySQL Cluster, it has a far more complicated architecture than a standard MySQL database. In this presentation, we will describe the architecture of the "MySQL Cluster"... [read more]

Achieving High Availability with MySQL is a tricky thing; there are almost as many recipes as there are cooks out there. This talk will go through the most common solutions for achieving HA with MySQL and list the pros and cons for each of them. The solutions include standard replication (includinng new features in MySQL 5.6 and MariaDB 10), MHA, Continuent Tungsten, Galera based solutions,... [read more]

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