Morgan Tocker

Morgan Tocker
Director of Training, Percona, Inc.

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Morgan is the Director of Training at Percona, Inc. His interests in MySQL include Performance Tuning, scalability and High Availability. He is a regular speaker on these topics in the United States and Canada.

Before joining Percona, Morgan worked as a Technical Instructor for MySQL (and then Sun Microsystems) in Canada where he taught courses on High Availability, Performance Tuning and Database Administration. He has also previously worked in the MySQL Support Team, and provided DRBD support.

Sessions

Baron Schwartz (VividCortex Inc), Morgan Tocker (Percona, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 18 ratings)
This tutorial focuses on the diagnostic tools you can turn to when confronted with an unexplained performance problem. Tools explained include iostat, vmstat, and mk-query-digest. The emphasis is on practical usage under pressure, and less on performance theory. Read more.
Vadim Tkachenko (Percona Inc), Morgan Tocker (Percona, Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 6 ratings)
Flash storage has gone from an experimental buzzword to a major new storage technology so fast that it is hard to understand what is on the market. This is a comprehensive comparison of what's available today. Read more.
Morgan Tocker (Percona, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.38, 8 ratings)
Disks are often credited with being the biggest performance bottleneck to any database system. This session introduces you to Linux diagnostic tools, hardware purchasing options, and how you should be thinking about IO. Read more.
Vadim Tkachenko (Percona Inc), Morgan Tocker (Percona, Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 4 ratings)
This session is an overview of XtraBackup, a free, open-source hot backup solution for InnoDB and XtraDB engines. Read more.
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