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  Wednesday, June 11, 2014    Peter Zaitsev

Join Percona CEO and Founder Peter Zaitsev as he discusses the process that MySQL architects should follow in order to design efficient and scalable MySQL powered applications. If you are tasked with designing a new MySQL powered application, or with refining the architecture of the old one to meet new challenges, this webinar will help.

Topics covered include:

  • Questions you should be asking about the Performance, High Availability, Security, and Scalability of your applications
  • Tools and practices you should be aware of such as Replication, Clustering, Caching, and Buffering
  • The most common software packages which can enable you to implement these architecture patterns in your applications

At the end of this webinar, you will know what process to follow and what tools you must have in your toolbox to most effectively design or re-architect your MySQL powered applications.

About the Author

Peter Zaitsev

Peter Zaitsev co-founded Percona and assumed the role of CEO in 2006. As one of the foremost experts on MySQL strategy and optimization, Peter leveraged both his technical vision and entrepreneurial skills to grow Percona from a two-person shop to one of the most respected open source companies in the business. With over 140 professionals in 30 plus countries, Peter’s venture now serves over 3000 customers – including the “who’s who” of internet giants, large enterprises and many exciting startups. Percona was named to the Inc. 5000 in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. 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. Peter is a co-author of High Performance MySQL: Optimization, Backups, and Replication, one of the most popular books on MySQL performance. Peter frequently speaks as an expert lecturer at MySQL and related conferences, and regularly posts on the Percona Database Performance Blog. He has also been tapped as a contributor to Fortune and DZone, and his recent ebook Practical MySQL Performance Optimization Volume 1 is one of’s most popular downloads. 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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