Silicon Valley MySQL Meetup: Fusion-io

  • October 14, 2010 · 7:00 PM
  • Schooner Info Tech

About Fusion-io

Fusion-io is a provider of solid state storage that can be deployed wherever there is a need to accelerate performance of I/O intensive applications and workloads, scale virtual machine deployments, drive faster financial transactions, and accelerate database and data mining performance.

Abstract of the session

Solid-state technologies are changing the way that MySQL users run their databases. DBAs are achieving significant TCO savings through performance enhancements, reliability improvements, and reduced energy and real estate costs using solid-state technologies. Solid state is changing the way datacenters look and how MySQL Servers perform. About the speaker

Michael Spitz is a man of knowledge and experience. Towards the beginning of his career he worked as the Senior Systems Administrator for Netcom Inc./Mindspring Inc. His next venture was working as the Senior Manager of Strategic Operations for Digital Impact Inc. Shortly thereafter, he became a Consulting Systems Engineer—something that he has done for the last decade with three different companies. Now, with Fusion-io, Michael’s years of experience and insightful contributions are of great worth. He is constantly analyzing issues and implementing systems to increase customer satisfaction, quality, and efficiency. Overall, he has played and will continue to play a key role in the success of Fusion-io.

This session will address:


  • On overview of solid state technology options for MySQL Server
  • Why solid state makes a difference?
  • An comparison of the different types of NAND Flash-based products and the advantages and disadvantages of each: Disk-based SSDs, Onboard/Embedded PCI Express devices, and Host-based PCI Express devices.
  • Customer proof: Wine.com case study

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