IT Management & Leadership eMagazine

HD720p24 video of Huffington Post CTO on Enterprise MySQL: Heavy-Traffic Management and Ultra-Availability

Eric David Benari, PMP, Executive Editor of the IT Management & Leadership eMagazine

HD 720p24 video of Paul Berry, Chief Technical Officer of the HuffingtonPost presenting strategies for survival under high-traffic along with Jim Bartus, HuffingtonPost Lead System Administrator.

This MySQL event very-appropriately took place at Sun Microsystems on Park Avenue in New York City on Aug. 11, 2009

Hosted by Eric David Benari, Organizer of the NYC MySQL Group

Please note, this is a high-definition video (HD 720p at 24fps) so it may take a few seconds to begin playing.

Those with slower computers may prefer to watch the low-bandwidth video for fast playback.

Some of the topics that Paul and Jim tackle are:

  • Staying available to the end-users during system outages
  • MySQL clustering, master-slave architecture and load balancing
  • Managing technology projects at HuffingtonPost
    • Hands-on technology management
    • Product development
    • Team leadership and member roles
  • Strategies to minimize seconds-behind-master (SBM) time on slaves
  • Using stats to find and fix bottlenecks
  • Caching layer implementation
  • Rolling out system upgrades


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