Presentations: BoF

Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions provide face to face exposure to those interested in the same projects and concepts. BoFs are entirely up to you. We post your topic online and onsite and provide the space and time. You provide the engaging topic.

BoFs will be held:

  • Tuesday: 7:30pm – 10:30pm
  • Wednesday: 7:30pm – 10:30pm

Check the BoF board in the Grand Ballroom Foyer for schedule information.

Have a burning question about Pythian or MySQL? Whether you want to know what it's like to work at Pythian, what it's like to be a client of Pythian, or just have a MySQL question you have not gotten answered yet, The Pythian Group's Database Mastros are on hand to answer your questions. Or, just listen and sip some free booze. Yes, we said it. Free Booze.
*Release your inner geek at this festive Web 2.0 code-athon!* * For newbies, get a hands-on look at the latest Ajax and Web 2.0 technologies. * For rock stars, compete for the title of Fastest Web 2.0 Developer in the West! This BoF mixes hands on tutorials for Ajax and Web 2.0 newbies with the action and excitement of a white knuckle coding competition.
MySQL provides you with a choice of storage engines to power your data warehouse applications. Choosing the right storage engine can make all the difference. If your are experiencing performance shortfalls, then you need to attend this BOF session. Storage engines will be compared, and a revolutionary new storage engine technology, Fractal Trees, will be introduced.
Drupal is an open source social publishing software that empowers individuals, teams, and communities to easily publish, manage and organize web content. Tens of thousands of organizations use Drupal to power community web portals, corporate web sites, social networking sites, personal web sites or blogs, and much more. MySQL skills are in high demand to help manage these growing sites.
General discussion on the Federated Storage Engine. Where development stands, what are the plans for the engine, how can the engine be improved. Also, anyone who wants to know how to use the new pluggable FederatedX storage engine.
Meet and greet fellow InnoDB users along with Innobase's Heikki Tuuri and Ken Jacobs for a lively and wide-ranging discussion about technology and directions for InnoDB, the most popular, proven and best-performing transactional storage engine for MySQL.
A meetup of MySQL meetup organisers and participants
General discussion of Memcached Functions for MySQL, new user-defined functions (UDFs) utilizing Brian Aker's libmemcached client library that allow you to interact with a memcached server through MySQL
Memcached is awesome, come hack on it!
In this BoF Session, Zmanda will review best practices for backup and recovery of MySQL databases.
In this BoF we will talk the design and status of a new backend for OpenLDAP, back-ndb, developed by Symas Corp that offers realtime LDAP performance, scalability and high availability.
The MySQL Enterprise Monitor provides a consolidated view into the health, performance and availability of all your MySQL servers. Join the MySQL Enterprise Tools Engineering team for an early look at the new Query Analyzer feature and help shape how this new feature can be delivered to best fit your needs.
This session will be an Engineering led discussion of the new MySQL Enterprise Load Balancing, Query Analysis and Connection Manager functionality. These new tools are designed to alleviate common pain points felt by those using replication to scale the performance of high-traffic, online applications and web sites.
For everybody not attending the tutorial on Monday this is a chance to ask questions about the MySQL Workbench scripting capabilities.
A discussion of the MySQL Workbench road-map in general and the MySQL Workbench 5.1 release in particular.
Lars Thalmann (Oracle), Chuck Bell (Oracle)
In this session we discuss the new backup feature for MySQL 6.0, the new replication features coming up, and new contributions from the community in the replication arena. Don't miss it!
PBXT a transactional storage engine from the open source company PrimeBase Technologies will be one of the new engines available in MySQL 5.1. Also available will be the Blob Streaming Storage Engine.
In this BoF session, join Kickfire and some of our MySQL geek consultant friends to share your input on what the industry should address to get the best query performance in MySQL. The query fairy will buy the beer. There is magic after all.
Put your MySQL problems before Arjen, PeterZ and a gang of other active MySQL Community members present at the MySQL Conference. See if they can work it out!
MySQl has become the database of choice for web applications. In this session, SugarCRM Co-Founder and Chief Technology Office Jacob Taylor will discuss best practices for tuning MySQL to maximize performance and availability. Topics will technical tips and tricks he has learned for performing maintenance and updates to MySQL while minimizing performance degradation.
Have you been yearning to deal with your menu structure or social network using plain SQL queries, joining on to your other data? What if... that can actually be done?
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