Intermediate 202: Performing Cluster Maintenance with Zero-Downtime

Join us for this intermediate training session as we explore how to leverage the power of the Tungsten Clustering to perform database and OS maintenance 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 knowledge is assumed.

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  • Review the cluster architecture
  • Describe the rolling maintenance process
  • Explore what happens during a master switch
  • Discuss cluster states
  • Demonstrate rolling maintenance
  • Re-cap commands and resources used during the demo


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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