Will Gunty

Senior MySQL DBA , Twitter

Will Gunty is a Senior Database Administrator at Twitter. There, he focuses on the ads and analytics database clusters. He has also worked on the large scale sharded clusters (Gizzard) as well. Prior to working at Twitter, he was one of the first members of the Database Operations team at Box.


Ever wonder how your tweets are managed and stored? The @TwitterDBA Team will give you some insight in this high level overview of MySQL usage at Twitter. We will talk about both the large scale and small scale clusters and some of the unique situations that we face. This short presentation will be followed by a Q&A Panel with a number of the Twitter DBA's.