Performance Tuning Amazon ec2 and RDS

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As organizations deploy more of their infrastructure into Amazon's Web Services, there is a growing need for guidance on scaling MySQL in the cloud. This presentation will address performance challenges and management issues in the cloud. By the end of the presentation, attendees will understand cloud-specific advantages, scaling challenges and how to achieve high availability on that environment.

Database Administration
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Schedule info

Schedule Info

2 October 13:30 - 14:20 @
Wharton Ballroom


Production Engineer, Square

Ryan worked for a variety of companies, including several startups, and he has a background in many different database technologies. He has extensive experience as a developer, DBA, manager, and consultant. In addition, he has worked in a broad range of industries across the globe, including health care, telecommunications, social networking, and defense. His specialties include full-stack performance optimization, scaling, and high availability.

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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.

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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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