Software Engineer, Facebook
Santosh is a software engineer at Facebook working on improving MySQL. He improved multiple replication features like Global Transaction Identifiers, Multi-threaded slave and Semi-sync so they work at Facebook scale efficiently. Before joining Facebook, he graduated from Indian Institute of Technology.
Global Transaction ID (GTID) is one of the most compelling new features of MySQL 5.6. It is also one of the trickiest to deploy to an existing large-scale environment.