February 29 - March 2, 2012
Montreal, Canada

Care and Feeding of a MySQL database

MySQL is the heart of many LAMP based sites but do you know how to take care of your instances? Do you know why ext2/3 is not a good file system to use or what files to monitor for operation health? When is a query in the slow query log a good thing? When should you index columns and when you should not? This session covers common mistakes to avoid and how to build MySQL servers that will not cause your environment to balk.

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Dave Stokes


Dave Stokes is a MySQL Community Manager for Oracle. Previously he was the MySQL Certification Manager for MySQL AB and SUN. He has worked for companies ranging alphabetically from the American Heart Association to Xerox and work ranging from Anti-submarine warfare to web developer. He is the author of MySQL & JSON - A Practical Programming Guide, now in it is in its second edition

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