Walter Heck

Founder / CEO, OlinData

Walter has been specialised in MySQL since 2009. He started his career as a programmer, then transfering into a DBA role and slowly including more and more Ops work as well. Walter worked with OpenQuery for several years before taking off on his own. He's now running OlinData, an Open Source Training and Consulting business active in 20+ countries across Europe and Asia.


This session will discuss how to manage MySQL with the popular configuration management tool Puppet. We'll discuss the following topics: * what is puppet and why do we care? * which modules to use? * which puppet features work well with MySQL and which won't * how to set up mysql using puppet across multi-server infrastructures * how to deal with replication and a puppet... [read more]