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  Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Solid State Storage for Your Open Source Databases: What You Need to Know to Optimize Performance

The rise of Solid State or Flash storage is one of the great technology changes impacting the database world. With this impact comes many questions for potential users of the technology. Traditionally, databases were designed based on the premise that storage is slow and that sequential IO operations are much faster than "random" ones. This is not the case with Solid State storage. To successfully operate your open source database, there are many options that you need to understand about solid state storage.

This presentation will help explore these options and answer your key questions by discussing:

  • The properties of Solid State storage and Multi-Tiered storage solutions
  • How to best use them to a build and optimize a high-performance and cost efficient storage solution for database workloads
  • What specific configurations are proven to work well
Peter Zaitsev
CEO
Peter co-founded Percona in 2006, assuming the role of CEO. Percona helps companies of all sizes maximize their success with MySQL. Percona was named to the Inc. 5000 in 2013. 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. As CEO of Percona, Peter enjoys mixing business leadership with hands on technical expertise. Peter is co-author of High Performance MySQL published by O’Reilly, one of the most popular books on MySQL performance. Peter blogs regularly on MySQLPerformanceBlog.com and speaks frequently at conferences. 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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