Solid-state technologies are changing the way that MySQL users think about running their databases. Database administrators are discovering that the combination of the open source software solution and the TCO savings associated with the radical performance enhancements, reliability improvements and reduced energy and real estate costs of solid-state technologies are leading to changes in the way their datacenters look and how their MySQL servers perform.
This panel, moderated by Sumeet Bansal, Principal Solutions Architect of Fusion-io, the provider of application-centric, solid-state technologies, will include the following experts who will speak on:
The moderated panel discussion will make clear to audience members the benefits of solid-state technologies, both from a performance standpoint and in relation to TCO. Q&A with the panel to follow.
As principal solutions architect for Fusion-io, Sumeet Bansal is responsible for designing architectural solutions that use Fusion-io product lines as core to deliver unprecedented levels of scalability, performance and simplicity. Sumeet brings more than 11 years IT and database-infrastructure experience to the position.
Prior to joining Fusion-io, Sumeet served as vice-president of information technology at Wine.com, the Internet retailer. There, he spearheaded implementation of a new storage technology that allows the company’s databases to respond up to 10 times faster. His migration strategy for company hardware and hosting platforms saved Wine.com hundreds of thousands of dollars. Sumeet also oversaw the development of customized financial software to maintain the company’s high transaction volume and supervised the company’s disaster recovery strategy.
Sumeet has also served as senior database architect for eVineyard inc, managing MS SQL production servers and as a systems analyst for Akiba Bank Limited, where he acted as the mediator between the IT department and management.
Ryan White is the Director of Operations for Cloudmark, the messaging security provider.
Dan Marriott is Director of Ops at Answers.com – a top 20 US website. As a technologist with over 20 years of professional experience in both the private and public sectors, he now specializes in high scalability and performance, pushing MySQL database limits, internet infrastructure and data security.
Vadim Tkachenko is the CTO and co-founder of Percona Inc. He is an expert in application scaling and performance tuning, and co-authored the O’Reilly book High Performance MySQL, 2nd Edition.
Vadim has over five years of experience in benchmarking and profiling MySQL, having worked inside MySQL’s High Performance group. He now continues his benchmarks independently on mysqlperformanceblog.com
Jeremy joined craigslist after over eight years in a variety of roles at Yahoo! He hacks on MySQL, search, and various back-end bits of the craigslist infrastructure.
Jeremy blogs at http://jeremy.zawodny.com/blog/ and flies both small airplanes and gliders in his spare time.
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