Brian Aker

Brian Aker
Director of Technology, MySQL

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Brian Aker is the Director of Technology for MySQL. At MySQL he helps set
direction for technology and looks for opportunies to harness and shape the
MySQL database for efforts in Web, OEM, and Telephony. In his copious amounts of free time he works on Apache and Perl modules, and hacks on the Asterisk Telephony System (hence never has a working home phone number). In the past, he has been involved with projects for the Army Engineer Corps, The Virtual Hospital, Splunk, and Slashdot. He lives in Seattle with his dog Rosalynd.

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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. Read more.
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Not heard of Memcached? This means you haven't scaled your application yet, or that you are having problems. Lets consider some solutions. Read more.
Architecture and Technology
Location: Ballroom F
Brian Aker (MySQL)
MySQL has a wealth of extension points. Through plugins and UDFs you can extend the server to create custom environments. Read more.
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