santosh banda

Software Engineer, Facebook

Santosh is a software engineer at Facebook working on improving MySQL. His primary focus is to get replication features like GTIDs, parallel replication and semi-sync 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.