Scaling MySQL to Meet Global Demands for Live Entertainment

Ed Presz (Ticketmaster, Inc.)
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Topics for this session will include:

  • Implementing event databases for Beijing Olympics on MySQL
  • Upgrading MySQL from 4 to 5 and the issues encountered
  • Using MySQL replication to scale the event databases to meet the
    growing live entertainment demand globally
  • Discuss the use of new MySQL features in MySQL 5.x as well as some
    MySQL features/limitations that prove cumbersome for Ticketmaster

Ed Presz

Ticketmaster, Inc.

Ed is Senior Director of Database Engineering at Ticketmaster, Inc. and the chief database architect. Ed’s major responsibilities include designing, implementing, and supporting the databases for www.ticketmaster.com (one of the largest e-commerce sites on the web). He began his database career almost 20 years ago working with IBM’s DB2/MVS and has since branched into MySQL and Oracle.

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