Percona Live: Open Source Database Performance Conference - Amsterdam 2016 Logo

October 3-5, 2016

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Fastest, smallest, newest: download and deploy MySQL at high speed

Fastest, smallest, newest: download and deploy MySQL at high speed

 4 October 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Experience level: 
Lightning Talk
Operations and Management
Tools and Techniques


You know that you can deploy MySQL using yum or apt, and you can also download a tarball and install a sandbox. Or you can deploy a Docker container. All the above solutions run reasonably quickly. However, each one of those requires downloading far more than what you may want to allow. Here's an alternative way: before this lightning talk is over, I will have downloaded and installed MySQL from FIVE different versions, without waste of bandwidth or storage.


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Giuseppe Maxia

Quality Assurance Architect, VMware


Quality Assurance Architect at VMware. Formerly at MySQL AB, and then through acquisitions at Sun Microsystems and Oracle. Then at Continuent, Inc and currently at VMware through a merge. I am active member of the MySQL community and long timer open source enthusiast. During the past decades I have worked in various IT related fields, with focus on databases, object oriented programming, system administration, quality assurance. Fluent in Italian, English, Perl, Python, SQL, Spanish, C, Bash, and good speaker of C , French, Java. I work in cyberspace, with a virtual team.

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