MySQL Consultant, Percona
Stephane is working as a MySQL consultant for Percona. Before this role he was a MySQL DBA for leading French companies such as Dailymotion and France Telecom. He has been using the LAMP platform for more than 10 years and he is a regular speaker at conferences on MySQL and free software.
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.
Many organizations use NoSQL solutions along with a relational database system, and the combination of MongoDB with MySQL is popular.
Replication has been used for a long time to provide high availability. However the traditional position-based replication has a serious drawback: a same transaction will never have the same position on two different servers. Reconfiguring replication is then difficult and error-prone, which is bad when you want to make failovers as graceful and reliable as possible. Enter MySQL 5.6 and Global... [read more]