Yves Trudeau

Principal consultant, Percona

I am a Principal Consultant at Percona, specializing in MySQL High-Availability and scaling solutions. Prior to joining Percona in 2009, I worked as a senior consultant for MySQL AB and Sun Microsystems, assisting customers across North America with NDB Cluster and Heartbeat/DRBD technologies.


These days, on Linux, MySQL typically runs on either xfs or ext4. These filesystems are great performance wise but performance is not the only requirement. For example, backups can generate a high load and take a long time to run. The ZFS filesystem offers an interesting alternative and, although ZFS was available on many OS, ZFS for Linux was only released as GA at the spring of 2013. The... [read more]
Building a highly-available MySQL cluster with automatic failover based on replication has always been quite challenging but there are now a few solutions that can deal with task and Percona replication manager (PRM) is one of them. The first part of this talk will introduce the principle of operation of PRM and how it integrates with Pacemaker, the Linux-HA resource manager.
Geographical disaster recovery (geo-DR), insuring the continuity of service after a large scale event like an earthquake or a hurricane has always been a challenge for databases and MySQL is not exception. This talk will explore how geo-DR can be achieved with technologies in the MySQL ecosystems like: - MySQL replication - Galera Replication - NDB cluster - Tungsten - DRBD or SAN... [read more]