Schedule: Security and Database Administration sessions

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Location: Ballroom B
Average rating: ****.
(4.14, 7 ratings)
When replication fails, it can be difficult to fix. This talk will show you how to diagnose the failure and, when possible, safely resume replication. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom C
Tags: dba, schema
Danil Zburivsky (The Pythian Group)
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 ratings)
Production schema changes are painful but unavoidable. This session will tell you how to minimize (or totally eliminate) downtime during schema changes with master-master setup or by using "shadow" tables. Session will focus on pros and cons of each approach and describe most common use cases. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom B
Tags: dba, scale_out
Average rating: ***..
(3.57, 7 ratings)
In this session, I will talk about tough DBA tasks - how to automate failover under non-trivial crash situations (i.e. promoting one of slaves to new master), and about how to eliminate downtime for difficult maintenance tasks (i.e sharding). If you have spent too much time for these tasks, this session will help your DBA life easier. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom D
Vadim Tkachenko (Percona Inc)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 3 ratings)
Percona Server is most known for its performance and slow-log diagnostics, but it has many other useful features. In this talk I will describe them. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom D
Tags: dba, security, ssl
Chris Conlon (yaSSL)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 4 ratings)
Security is becoming more important than ever, and as such, it should be a high concern for MySQL users. In this session we will cover important MySQL security practices, with a focus on configuring and using SSL with MySQL. Although sometimes overlooked, data in transit is vulnerable and should be secured. The use of SSL/TLS provides us with a tool to help protect peace of mind and data security. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom C
Tags: mysql, security
Darren Cassar (MySQLPreacher)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
Security is often considered a waste of time given its tedious, painful and underestimated. This is where securich comes to the rescue helping you control users, privileges and enforce good passwords. User cloning, renaming, password complexity and much much more. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom B
Tags: dba, security
Fernando Ipar (Percona), Ryan Lowe (Percona)
Average rating: **...
(2.67, 3 ratings)
Achieving PCI compliance can be a difficult and expensive process. This session will begin by clarifying which requirements affect MySQL and then step through each requirement, providing common solutions to satisfy them. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom C
Tags: dba
Baron Schwartz (VividCortex)
Average rating: ***..
(3.88, 8 ratings)
This talk is a guided tour of Aspersa, a toolkit that spun off from the popular Maatkit tools. It includes tools such as an I/O profiler, a bottleneck analysis tool, and tools to quickly summarize a system's configuration and status. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom C
Tags: dba, security
Shlomi Noach (openark.org)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
openark-kit is a tool set of scripts which fills in some gaps in daily MySQL maintenance work. Some scripts make for automation of routine work; others introduce new functionality to the MySQL server. This session introduces concepts and usage of the openark-kit. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom E
Robert Hodges (Continuent.com)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
Site failures can blow your business out of the water unless you have a disaster recovery site already setup, tested, and ready to go. This talk presents a cookbook approach for setting up and managing MySQL DR. Standard architectures, failover procedures, and failback are covered. Finally, we talk about how to test it all so you know it works. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom G
Vadim Tkachenko (Percona Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
This talk shows how to use Percona Server together with XtraBackup to make important operational tasks easy. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom C
Tags: php, dba
Jakub Vrana (Self-employed)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
phpMyAdmin is a well-known PHP application for managing MySQL database. What's wrong with it? It is big, slow and it misses support for many advanced features like stored procedures or triggers. Its free alternative Adminer provides user-friendly interface, requires no setup, is lightning fast and highly customizable. Adminer is available for MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, MS SQL and Oracle. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom G
Peter Zaitsev (Percona Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
Learn best practices in Upgrading MySQL from one Major version to another as well as tools helping to implement these best practices Read more.
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  • Schooner Information Technology
  • SkySQL
  • Xeround

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