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  Wednesday, May 1, 2019    Morgan Tocker, Peter Zaitsev

How to horizontally scale MySQL with TiDB while avoiding sharding issues

Join Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev and PingCAP Senior Product and Community Manager Morgan Tocker as they present “How to horizontally scale MySQL with TiDB while avoiding sharding issues“ on Wednesday, May 1st, 2019, at 11:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 2:00 PM EDT (UTC-4).

In this joint webinar, PingCAP will provide an introduction and overview of TiDB, tailored for those with a strong background in MySQL. PingCAP will use MySQL as an example to explain various implementation details of TiDB and translate terminology to MySQL/InnoDB terms.
Percona will discuss sharding issues within MySQL and how TiDB resolves many of those issues through horizontal scalability.

In this webinar, topics covered will be:

- TiDB and the problems it resolves
- Issues with MySQL sharding, including cautionary use cases
- Benchmark results from different versions of TiDB
- MySQL compatibility with TiDB
- Summary, and question and answer


About the Authors

Morgan Tocker

Morgan Tocker is a Senior Product and Community Manager at PingCAP, the company behind TiDB. He was previously the Product Manager for the MySQL Server at Oracle.
 

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 percona.com’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.