Advanced 302: Performing Schema Changes in a Multi-Site/Active-Active Cluster

Join us for this advanced training session as we explore how to perform schema changes within a complex multi-site/active-active environment, with zero-downtime. This training is for anyone new to Continuent without prior experience, but will also serve as a wonderful refresher for any current users. Basic MySQL and MySQL replication knowledge is assumed.

Course Prerequisite Learning
Basics: Introduction to Clustering
Intermediate: Performing Cluster Maintenance with Zero-Downtime
Advanced: Multi-Site/Active-Active Tungsten Clustering Deployments

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  • Re-cap multi-site/active-active (MSAA) cluster architecture
  • Discuss the complexities of schema changes in a live environment
  • Review cluster states
  • Demonstrate how to perform a schema change
  • Re-cap of key command line tools and resources


Chris Parker
Customer Success Director – EMEA, Continuent

Chris is based in the UK, and has over 20 years of experience working as a database administrator. Prior to joining Continuent, Chris managed large-scale Oracle and MySQL deployments at Warner Bros., BBC, and prior to joining the Continuent Team, he worked at the online fashion company, Net-A-Porter.

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