Apr 29, 2014
 Percona MySQL University Montevideo 2014
  Agustin Gallego, Fernando Ipar

Offloading MySQL with Redis

Even though MySQL, like all relationally inspired databases, is a good general purpose data store, there are use cases in which it shines, and others in which it suffers. This presentation will focus on the latter, and will introduce Redis as an important part of the architecture of a high performance and scalable application.



About the Authors

Agustin Gallego

Agustín joined Percona's Support team in December 2013, after being part of the Administrative team from February 2012. He has previously worked as a Cambridge IT examinations Supervisor and as a Junior BI, SQL & C# developer. He is studying to get a Computer Systems Engineer degree at the Universidad de la República, in Uruguay. He lives in Montevideo, and when he is not working or studying he likes to spend his time playing music, reading and finding new places in the city for his favourite hobby: taking photographs using his old film cameras.
 

Fernando Ipar

Fernando Ipar is a MySQL Principal Consultant who works remotely from his family home in Montevideo, Uruguay. Initially, Fernando began using GNU/Linux in 1998 and MySQL in 2000, and his journey led him to become active in the technical community, contributing and at times leading open source projects as well as founding the Montevideo MySQL Meetup. Before coming to Pythian, he spent seven years at Percona, where he contributed to the Percona Toolkit and TokuMX Toolkit, among other endeavors. Fernando helped scale and troubleshoot the back-ends for businesses of all sizes including financial institutions, telcos, and other IT companies while also supporting their full stack needs.