Ann Harrison
Software Architect, MySQL

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Ann Harrison is theorist-in-residence for the Falcon. Ann has been a co-conspirator for any number of database products including DEC’s PDP-11 database system, InterBase Software, and the Firebird open source database. When she can find the time, she sails and flies a small plane.

Sessions

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. Read more.
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. Read more.
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