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Wonderful World of MySQL Storage Engines

Peter Zaitsev (Percona Inc)
Databases
Location: D133
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 ratings)

Were you ever wondering what all the storage for MySQL is for? In this presentation we will review open source storage engines for MySQL, both general purpose and unique, one so you can use them in your applications and what performance properties you can expect from them.

In particular we’ll review MyISAM, Innodb, Falcon, PBXT, Maria, Archive, and Memory.

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Peter Zaitsev

Percona Inc

Peter helped many companies ranging from one man startups to Fortune 500 companies with their Performance and Scaling problems on various stages starting from architecture design and down to queries and schema optimization.

Over cause of the years Peter has spoken on many International conferences focused on MySQL, Open Source, Databases or High Performance Web applications.

Before co-founding Percona Peter worked for MySQL AB as head of High Performance Group being involved in Support, Consulting, Development and working with vendors helping to optimize their software or hardware to perform well with MySQL.

Peter also was involved in number of Web Startups in the roles ranging from CTO to Consultant and has a lot of experience in MySQL and Web Applications Operations, Deployment, Quality Assurance and Development.

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