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In January we moved the Mozilla crash reporting system from old creaky hardware in San Jose to a new shiny datacenter in Phoenix. This system contains more than 30TB of data in HBase, the Hadoop database, and PostgreSQL. The data collecting app has a requirement for close to 100% uptime. On top of that we have data processing, an API, and a webapp. After many months of work, the migration went seamlessly.
In this session we’ll talk about:
Attendees should walk away with an outline of everything they’ll need to do to achieve a successful migration.
Laura Thomson is a Senior Software Engineer at Mozilla Corporation on the web team, after spending much of the previous decade as a consultant and trainer on various Open Source technologies.
Laura is the co-author of “PHP and MySQL Web Development” and “MySQL Tutorial”. She is a veteran speaker at Open Source conferences world wide.
Josh Berkus has been a member of the PostgreSQL Core Team since 2003 and has been working as a database consultant since 1998. His consulting specialties include:
In addition to his PostgreSQL skills, Josh also:
Josh’s work experience includes 8 years of consulting on database applications, primarily building applications for the legal and HR industries and performance tuning. He was also head of Sun Microsystem’s PosgtreSQL support staff for 2 years and helped launch BI startup Greenplum.
Corey is a manager for Mozilla’s IT Systems team. He has long been an open source advocate, since first being introduced to Slackware on an Infomagick CD in the mid 90’s.
Previous to Mozilla, Corey has worked as a Unix supercomputing administrator for Indiana University and as a systems manager for the Open Source Lab at Oregon State University.
Justin, most people know him as “jabba” a long time nickname and is IRC nick, works as a Systems Administrator for Mozilla, managing the Infrastructure team. In his spare time he likes tinkering on classic cars and spending time with his family.