Choosing Hardware and Operating Systems for MySQL

Peter Zaitsev (Percona Inc)
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Are you wondering which CPU you should pick for MySQL, or how many cores you need? Can’t decide whether to invest in memory or disk? This presentation shows you how to approach hardware selection, and what you should keep in mind. We’ll look at some hardware currently on the market and its performance. Finally we will discuss what you should know about choosing operating systems, as well as operating system configuration.

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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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