Managing MySQL with Percona Toolkit


Percona Toolkit is the must-have toolkit for serious MySQL administrators, with well-tested tools for many purposes such as query analysis and replication management. This half-day tutorial will show examples (with occasional hands-on exercises) of when and how to use the most important tools:

  • pt-archiver
  • pt-kill
  • pt-stalk, pt-collect, and pt-sift
  • pt-summary and pt-mysql-summary
  • pt-table-checksum and pt-table-sync
  • pt-heartbeat
  • pt-index-usage
  • pt-query-digest
Database Administration
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Schedule info


Schedule Info

1 October 14:00 - 17:00 @


Marcos Albe's picture
Support Engineer, Percona Inc.

Marcos Albe has been doing web development for over ten years, providing solutions for various media and technology companies of different sizes. He is now a member of the Percona Support Team.

Born and raised in the city of Montevideo, Uruguay, he became passionate about computers at the age of 11, when he got a 25Mhz i386-SX. Some ten years later, he became one of the pioneers in telecommuting in Uruguay while leading the IT efforts for the second largest newspaper in the country.

Marcos also has a passion for teaching. As the first Zend Certified Engineer in Uruguay, he provided PHP training for several companies, and he also gave free workshops to public college students. His motto is: Teaching is the best way to learn.

At the age of 32, he became a father and husband, which has made him truly happy. He is planning to move to a more quiet town to raise his toddler.

Fernando Ipar's picture
Consultant, Percona

Fernando works as Senior Consultant at Percona. Prior to joining the company, he worked as a contractor for several financial services institutions, telcos, and smaller technology providers. During that period, he acquired experience managing different UNIX type systems, developing or improving fault tolerant software, and managing small teams of technically skilled people.

He lives with his family in Montevideo, Uruguay. When not working, he enjoys family life, music and coffee.


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