Enterprise-Grade MySQL: New Technologies for zero-downtime patching and boosting performance

2 April 11:30AM - 12:20PM @ Ballroom H

50 minutes conference
The MySQL community has led database innovation with scale out, but issues with downtime and performance still keep many MySQL environments below enterprise-grade status. This session focuses on new technologies to serve mission-critical applications – how to stay “live” during planned and unplanned outages and boost performance with deep SQL analytics.


Founder & CTO, ScaleArc
As Chief Technology Officer, Varun leads ScaleArc's Product Development and Technology Strategy. Varun also served as ScaleArc's CEO from March 2009 to Sept 2013. Varun is a technologist with broad experience in several fields, from running Linux-based BBS systems in the pre-internet-boom days, to writing about technology and open source software at PC Quest, CHIP, Digit and Network Computing, to creating India's top online technology brands such as TechTree and Tech2, to hosting technology shows on CNBC, TV18, CNN-IBN and ET Now. He led large Web & Application development teams as CTO at Network 18's web division and built the highly scalable technology behind large websites like IN.com, MoneyControl.com and various other portals.
Vice President of Technology, Sazze
Craig Thayer is the Vice President of Technology at Sazze, Inc. Since joining in 2007, he has driven the company's technology strategy, created highly optimized MVC frameworks, facilitated traffic growth of over 1,000%, and built a highly automated infrastructure that supports Sazze's fast-growing e-commerce sites including DealsPlus, ShopLately and more.