MySQL High Availability Maximized

MySQL High Availability Maximized:
Achieving High Availability with MySQL is a tricky thing; there are almost as many recipies as there are cooks out there. This talk will go through the most common solutions for achieving HA with MySQL and list the pros and cons for each of them. The solutions include replication, MHA, Continuent Tungsten, DRBD, shared-disk, MySQL Cluster and more.

Max Mether, a native of Finland received his M.Sc (Eng) in Physics and Maths from Helsinki University of Technology. Max joined MySQL in 2001 starting as a Consultant and an Instructor, where he ended up creating the MySQL training program and managing the curriculum under MySQL Ab and later at Sun. Max now manages the training department at SkySQL and helps advance the MySQL ecosystem around the world. He blogs at

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  • A former member
    A former member

    I found the presentation as very interesting information and up-to-date. I thought that Max Mether's slides increased the ability of the audience to understand and appreciate his technological views.

    May 5, 2012

  • Marc S.

    I quite enjoyed this meetup. The food was a great change from the typical meetup pizza.

    May 4, 2012

  • DJ K.

    Max was awesome in layout the highlights and available solutions of MySQL HA. Great presentation!

    May 4, 2012

  • Veronika B.

    I would like to thank everyone who came for attending, to Max for great presentation and to Jessica for all the wonderful food. Very enjoyable evening.

    May 4, 2012

  • Mark J.

    We found the MHA and Tungsten Replicator info immediately useful. This was awesome!!

    May 4, 2012

  • Eddie L.

    Max Mether of SkySQL is an excellent speaker, and he gave an informative presentation of available options to maximize uptime of MySQL.

    May 4, 2012

  • Joe D.

    Parking validation is available! But if you prefer to pay, you're welcome to.

    May 3, 2012

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