Sr DBA, J2 Global
Prasad Mani is passionate about open source databases, currently working for J2 Global and has 13 years of experience on multiple RDBMS technologies.His interests are on Continuous Availability and DR. He has extensive experience in managing very large databases in Banking, Retail,Publishing and Cloud computing. Prasad Mani holds an Electric and Electronics Engineering Degree from Madras University
A familiar issue for Database Administrators is how to migrate their 24/7 mission critical application databases to new servers without any database downtime. By using the Federated storage engine and MySQL Replication techniques, it is possible to migrate large databases from one server instance to other server instance without any downtime.