Many thanks to everyone who participated in this week’s webinar on ‘9 DevOps Tips for going in production with MySQL / MariaDB Galera Cluster’.

The replay and slides are now available to watch and read online:

Watch the replay Read the slides

Galera Cluster for MySQL / MariaDB is easy to deploy, but how does it behave under real workload, scale, and during long term operation?

This is where monitoring, managing schema changes and pushing them in production, performance optimizations, configurations, version upgrades and performing backups come in.

During this webinar, our CTO Johan Andersson walked us through his tips & tricks on important aspects to consider before going live with Galera Cluster.


  • 101 Sanity Check
  • Operating System
  • Backup Strategies
  • Replication & Sync
  • Query Performance
  • Schema Changes
  • Security / Encryption
  • Reporting
  • Managing from disaster


Johan Andersson, CTO, Severalnines. Johan's technical background and interest are in high performance computing as demonstrated by the work he did on main-memory clustered databases at Ericsson as well as his research on parallel Java Virtual Machines at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland. Prior to co-founding Severalnines, Johan was Principal Consultant and lead of the MySQL Clustering & High Availability consulting group at MySQL / Sun Microsystems / Oracle, where he designed and implemented large-scale MySQL systems for key customers. Johan is a regular speaker at MySQL User Conferences as well as other high profile community gatherings with popular talks and tutorials around architecting and tuning MySQL Clusters.

If you have any questions or would like a personalised live demo, please do contact us.

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