Nov 07, 2018
 Percona Live Open Source Database Conference Europe 2018
  Vadim Tkachenko

How to Rock with MyRocks

MyRocks is a new storage engine from Facebook and available in Percona Server for MySQL. In what cases you will want to use it? We will check different workload and when MyRocks is most suitable for you. Also as for any new engine, it might be not trivial to set up and tune it properly, so we will review the most important settings to pay attention to.

About the Author

Vadim Tkachenko

Vadim Tkachenko co-founded Percona in 2006 and serves as its Chief Technology Officer. Vadim leads Percona Labs, which focuses on technology research and performance evaluations of Percona’s and third-party products. Percona Labs designs no-gimmick tests of hardware, filesystems, storage engines, and databases that surpass the standard performance and functionality scenario benchmarks. Vadim’s expertise in LAMP performance and multi-threaded programming help optimize MySQL and InnoDB internals to take full advantage of modern hardware. Oracle Corporation and its predecessors have incorporated Vadim’s source code patches into the mainstream MySQL and InnoDB products. He also co-authored the book High Performance MySQL: Optimization, Backups, and Replication 3rd Edition. Previously, he founded a web development company in his native Ukraine and spent two years in the High Performance Group within the official MySQL support team. Vadim received a BS in Economics and an MS in computer science from the National Technical University of Ukraine. He now lives in California with his wife and two children.