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Introduction to database proxies (for MySQL)


Why do we need database proxies for MySQL in the first place? Watch this webinar to find out!

Note: smart proxies are better!

Watch this on-demand webinar on database proxies (for MySQL) by Gilles Rayrat, VP of Engineering at Continuent. Gilles is one of the most knowledgeable experts in the MySQL community when it comes to database proxies and shares some of his knowledge in this initial webinar on that topic. From a simple database connectivity scenario all the way through to advanced database connectivity setups and proxy functionalities, this webinar provides an in-depth introduction to database proxies (for MySQL).


  • A simple database connectivity scenario
  • The concept of a clustered database
  • Failure in a clustered database: the nightmare scenario
  • The solution: use a proxy! Preferably a smart one …
  • Advanced database connectivity setups
  • Advanced proxy functionalities
  • Recap


Gilles Rayrat
VP of Engineering, Continuent

Gilles has over 20 years experience in software engineering. Previously holding positions at Orange and Xerox, he joined the Continuent adventure in 2005. As the connectivity expert at Continuent, he has worn many hats including software development, QA, support, project and operations management. Gilles has held most of the engineering positions that he now manages, giving him both deep and wide experience.

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