May 29, 2019
 Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2019
  Ola Berjak

Backups are our last line of defense in the event of a data loss, be it a hardware failure, malicious attack or a test script run in production. At Facebook, not only do we backup every database, we also continuously restore our backups to have full confidence in our recovery capabilities. This talk will provide a high-level overview of our automation and tooling around MySQL backups and restores.

About the Author

Ola Berjak

Ola joined Facebook's production engineering team in August 2018, working on MySQL's backup and restore infrastructure. Prior to Facebook, she worked at Opera where she developed Opera Mini's compression proxy server.