After a bit of a delay, I've posted the slides to the MySQL Scaling Pains talk I gave at OSCON last Friday. They're available in HTML and PDF. The PDF sucks and I'm not sure if I should blame OpenOffice or ps2pdf for that.

If you're a Yahoo engineer, expect to see this as a Tech Talk (in some form) in the not too distant future.

See Also: Radwin's notes and Mike Kruckenberg's notes.

Posted by jzawodn at July 17, 2003 05:53 PM

Reader Comments
# Sezgin said:

Hi Jeremy,
when the book will come out from O'reilly? Thanks for the slides, they were quite useful.

I have a question regarding the database partitioning. Do you guys have transactions which involve multiple partitions, in those cases how do you guarantee serializability. This highly depends on how you design the database and the application, but assume that you have 2 user accounts in different partitions, and a transacation in yahoo requires an atomic update in both of those accounts. Is there such cases, if there is how do you deal with them? Even there is no such cases, I still wonder what do you think about for this issue.

on July 17, 2003 07:53 PM
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