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

October 3-5, 2016

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Nicolai Plum

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Nicolai Plum

Senior Systems Architect,


Nicolai Plum is a Senior Systems Architect at, the leading online hotel accommodation reservation company in the world. He specialises in scalability of computing infrastructure, databases and system operations.


4 October 3:10 PM - 4:00 PM at Matterhorn 1
This talk will discuss the different orthogonal axes that data storage systems can be scaled up along. Most storage system designs can grow successfully in one or more of read rate, write rate, data size and data complexity. They cannot grow in all of these directions; modern highly scalable storage systems are a compromise. This talk will discuss the fundamental physical restrictions of hardware... [read more]