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October 3-5, 2016

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Best Practices Migrating to Open Source Databases

Best Practices Migrating to Open Source Databases

 5 October 3:40 PM - 4:05 PM @ Matterhorn 1
Experience level: 
Beginner
Duration: 
50 minutes conference
Tracks:
OSDBMS
Operations and Management
Topics:
MySQL
Other

Description

This is a high-level presentation that discusses the history of enterprise open source database use. It addresses both the advantages companies see in using open source database technologies, as well as the fears and reservations they might have. In this presentation, we will look at how to address such concerns to help get a migration commitment. We’ll cover picking the right project, selecting the right organizational team to manage migration, and developing the right migration path to maximize migration success (from technical and organizational standpoint).

Speakers

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Peter Zaitsev

CEO, Percona

Biography:

Peter co-founded Percona in 2006, assuming the role of CEO. Percona helps companies of all sizes maximize their success with MySQL. Percona was named to the Inc. 5000 in 2013. Peter was an early employee at MySQL AB, eventually leading the company’s High Performance Group. A serial entrepreneur, Peter co-founded his first startup while attending Moscow State University where he majored in Computer Science. As CEO of Percona, Peter enjoys mixing business leadership with hands on technical expertise. Peter is co-author of High Performance MySQL published by O’Reilly, one of the most popular books on MySQL performance. Peter blogs regularly on Percona Database Performance Blog and speaks frequently at conferences. Peter lives in North Carolina with his wife and two children. In his spare time, Peter enjoys travel and spending time outdoors.

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