MySQL in the Cloud, Colin Charles, MariaDB
Abstract: Today you can use MySQL in several clouds in what is considered using it as a service, a database as a service (DBaaS). Learn the differences, the access methods, and the level of control you have for the various cloud offerings including: - Amazon RDS - Google Cloud SQL - HPCloud DBaaS - Rackspace Openstack DBaaS The administration tools and ideologies behind it are completely different, and you are in a locked-down environment. Some considerations include: * Different backup strategies * Planning for multiple data centres for availability * Where do you host your application? * How do you get the most performance out of the solution? * What does this all cost? Questions like this will be demystified in the talk.