Database Administrator, Yahoo
I'm a Senior Database Administrator at Yahoo with 10 plus years of experience working on various flavors of databases like Oracle and MySQL. In my spare time, I enjoy sports and photography.
At Yahoo, we deal with managing a massive number of MySQL databases. In order to identify and respond to performance issues with databases, we rely on an extremely lightweight and robust web based tool to look at our entire database infrastructure setup to proactively monitor our systems. It continuously gathers most important MySQL performance metrics and provides powerful visualization tools... [read more]
At Yahoo, we've developed an indigenous tool to capture the workload on complicated mission-critical production systems and replay it on a test systems to understand the impact of database upgrades, hardware refresh, O/S upgrades and MySQL versions. This enables you to test the effects of a system change without affecting the production system. We will talk about the specific... [read more]