Build versus buy

Build versus buy

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Vinoth Kanna RS

@vinothkanna Speaker

MySQL database transformation case study: 80% cost savings through resource consolidation, observability, MySQL 8.0 upgrade, and uninterrupted availability.

Submitted Sep 24, 2023

In an era where data drives decisions and fuels innovation, the management of databases plays a pivotal role in an organization’s success. This presentation dives deep into a holistic approach to database management, covering four crucial aspects:

  1. Database Utilization Monitoring: Discover the importance of keeping a watchful eye on your database’s performance, exploring key metrics and tools for efficient monitoring.
  2. Cost Optimization via Resource Consolidation: Learn how to identify and eliminate resource inefficiencies within your database, resulting in substantial cost savings.
  3. Upgrading the Database to MySQL 8.0: Uncover the benefits and essential steps of migrating from end-of-life MySQL versions to the robust MySQL 8.0, ensuring your database stays current and secure.
  4. Ensuring Better High Availability: Explore strategies and technologies to guarantee uninterrupted database availability, even during unforeseen disruptions.

This talk aims to equip you with actionable insights and strategies to enhance your database’s performance, reduce costs, and ensure its continued reliability in a data-driven world. Join us as we embark on a journey towards database excellence.


Vinoth Kanna is co-founder at MYDBOPS.


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