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

October 3-5, 2016

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Brian Cain


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Brian Cain

Database Engineer - MySQL SRE, Dropbox


Biography:

Brian is a Database Engineer MySQL SRE for Dropbox. He has worked with MySQL for the past 5 years supporting multiple client environments as a consultant or FTE. He spends most of his time as an operational DBA automating routine tasks such as instance cloning and master promotions along with enhancing monitoring and alerts to proactively detect upcoming issues. He has a background as a developer, manager, and systems administrator over the past 20+ years. Brian is based out of Seattle, WA.


Sessions

3 October 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM at Zürich 2
Overview: Many MySQL shops have made the transition from MySQL 5.5 to 5.6 in the last two years, but GTID (global transaction identifier) implementation has often been considered too difficult or risky a change. MySQL 5.7 is making GTID implementation easier, but it may not yet be clear why to convert. This 3 hour tutorial will cover GTID concepts, provide hands-on experience for converting from... [read more]