Senior Technical Manager, Percona
- Open Source Database Evangelist
- Global Database Operations Expert
- Cloud InfrastructureArchitect AWS
- Inspiring Technical and Strategic Leader
- Creative Team Builder
- Speaker, Mentor, and Coach
Alkin has extensive experience in enterprise relational databases working in various sectors for large corporations. With more than 20 years of industry experience, he has acquired skills for managing large projects from the ground up to production. For the past ten years, he’s been focusing on e-commerce, SaaS and MySQL technologies. He managed and architected database topologies for high volume site at eBay Intl. He has several years of experience in 24X7 support and operational tasks as well as improving database systems for major companies. He has led MySQL global operations team on Tier 1/2/3 support for MySQL customers. In 2016 he has joined Percona’s expert technical management team.
Presentation: How to upgrade like a boss to MySQL 8.0?
This talk will explain best practices for upgrade techniques in MySQL. In deep dive, we will go over how to upgrade successfully to MySQL 8.0. Explain MySQL 8.0 upgrade specific challenges. Go over gotchas and best practices. Review the latest version of MySQL 8.0 and bug reports.