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

October 3-5, 2016

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Daren Seagrave

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Daren Seagrave

MySQL Infrastructure Engineer, Facebook


Daren is a MySQL Infrastructure Engineer at Facebook. Previously worked as Architecture and Data Services Manager at Web Reservations International.


4 October 3:10 PM - 4:00 PM at St. Gallen
Any engineer interested at how we run MySQL at Facebook can tell you that we shard our data, and run multiple shards per MySQL instance. This has been the widely accepted approach to “shared nothing” scaling of MySQL in large installations. What do you do when classic sharding is no longer sufficient? Older shards can grow beyond their expected size, and cause imbalance. Some shards can become... [read more]