Changing MySQL schemas without downtime

Whenever you do a schema change in MySQL you run the risk of locking tables for a long time and making the database unavailable to anything that wants to read from the tables being altered. We (Conversocial) have been looking at how best to do MySQL schema changes whilst keeping ... Read more

Colin Howe

I'm Colin. I like coding, ultimate frisbee and startups. I am VP of engineering at Conversocial