Webinar Replay: Designing for High Availability for MySQL

Jean-Jérôme Schmidt


Thanks to everyone who joined us yesterday for this live session on designing HA for MySQL led by Krzysztof Książek, Senior Support Engineer at Severalnines. The replay and slides to the webinar are now available to watch and read online via the links below.

Watch the replay:

Read the slides:


  • HA – what is it?
  • Caching layer
  • HA solutions
    • MySQL Replication
    • MySQL Cluster
    • Galera Cluster
    • Hybrid Replication
  • Proxy layer
    • HAProxy
    • MaxScale
    • Elastic Load Balancer (AWS)
  • Common issues
    • Split brain scenarios
    • GTID-based failover and Errant Transactions


Krzysztof Książek, Senior Support Engineer at Severalnines, is a MySQL DBA with experience managing complex database environments for companies like Zendesk, Chegg, Pinterest and Flipboard. This webinar builds upon blog posts and related webinar series by Krzysztof on how to become a MySQL DBA.

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