Baron Schwartz

Baron Schwartz
CTO, VividCortex Inc

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Baron is co-founder and CTO of VividCortex, a provider of SaaS database administration tools. He is the lead author of High Performance MySQL and continues to research and publish under the O’Reilly imprint. He has created several open-source software tools, including Maatkit, and has authored features for MySQL and InnoDB. He is an Oracle ACE, and the founder of the worldwide OpenSQL Camp conference series. He holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of Virginia. Baron lives in Charlottesville, Virginia with his family.

Sessions

Baron Schwartz (VividCortex Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)
EXPLAIN is one of MySQL's most-used and least-understood features, and it's not documented fully. This session helps EXPLAIN make sense by showing how it really maps to a query execution plan. Read more.
Architecture and Technology
Location: Ballroom F
Baron Schwartz (VividCortex Inc)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Understanding and tuning the query cache can be daunting. It's not really complicated; it only seems that way. Baron will explain it in ways you'll understand and remember. Read more.
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