Presentations: Storage Engine Development and Optimization

Paul McCullagh (PrimeBase Technologies GmbH)
This session explains how the BLOB Streaming engine solves the problems involved in storing pictures, films, MP3 files, and other binary and text objects (BLOBs) in the database.
Data-driven businesses that use data analysis to direct their decisions, are collecting data at ever-increasing rates. At the heart of these businesses is the database used to store and analyze that data. Tokutek's storage engine significantly accelerates both insertions and range queries. Our storage engine achieves high performance through the use of cache-oblivious algorithmics.
Kevin Lewis (Sun Microsystems), Ann Harrison (MySQL)
Falcon is MySQL’s new transactional storage engine, currently in beta. Falcon, however, is not InnoDB and was not designed as a drop in replacement. The talk will discuss the architectural and philosophical differences between Falcon and InnoDB, and the problems that may be encountered when switching between InnoDB and Falcon.
Jim Starkey (MySQL), Ann Harrison (MySQL)
This talk is intended for users contemplating using Falcon for new applications. Starkey and Harrison will discuss the differences between Falcon and other storage engines, the types of applications for which Falcon is a good fit, and ways to exploit Falcon's strengths at the design stage.
Paul McCullagh (PrimeBase Technologies GmbH)
This session takes a tour of the internals of the PBXT storage engine, revealing some unique solutions to the problems of transactional isolation, consistency, and durability.
Brian Aker (MySQL), Alan Kasindorf (Six Apart)
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Large MySQL deployments and Memcached go hand and hand. This tutorial details how to get started, the ins and outs of deploying Memcached as a key caching layer in your applications, and how to keep scaling.
Chris Kasten (eBay)
This presentation discusses how MySQL was leveraged to provide a large scale personalization technology platform solution for a site like ebay.com, which processes over 2 billion URL requests per day.
Moshe Shadmon (ScaleDB)
ScaleDB is a transactional storage engine for MySQL. It is based on innovative indexing technology that provides high performance for large, disk based data sets. It provides for MySQL the functionality of Materialized Views and as it operates over the source data, it obviates the need to maintain a replica and synchronize between the source data and the replica.
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