MySQL 5.6 Global Transaction IDs: Benefits and Limitations

3 April 5:30PM - 8:20PM @ Community Networking Welcome Reception

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Lightning talks
Global Transaction IDs (GTIDs) in MySQL 5.6 are a great addition as they are supposed to ease replication administration a lot. But they are also changing some old habits and they require careful planning when enabling them. Learn the benefits and gotchas of GTIDs in this talk.


MySQL Consultant, Slice Technologies
Software architect Stéphane Combaudon worked for Percona in 2012-2016 after working as a MySQL DBA for leading French companies such as Dailymotion (a video streaming service) and France Telecom. He uses the experience he’s acquired over the past 11 years to not only solve challenges and objectives, but also contribute new and innovating solutions to every project he works on. While working for Percona, Stephane blogged a lot in Percona Data Performance Blog to share his constant search for learning new things keeps his skills sharp, knowledge. His posts routinely received hundreds of Facebook “Likes,” tweets and social shares, mainly because so many readers found them helpful to what they were working on as DBAs and developers. That desire to give back to the MySQL community is why he enjoys speaking at conferences around the world, including Fosdem, Froscon and the Percona Live MySQL conferences each year in both London and Santa Clara, California. Stéphane, who lives in Paris with his wife and their twin daughters, enjoys spending time with his family when not working. He’s also an avid chess player, participating in several tournaments annually.