Jim Starkey
Principal Engineer, MySQL

Jim Starkey is Falcon Architect and a MySQL Principal Engineer. Jim
has been instigator, implementor, or founder of any number of
database products including DEC’s Datatrieve and Rdb/ELN
(instigator), Interbase Software (founder), Firebird (gadfly) and
Firebird/Vulcan (developer), and Netfrastructure, Inc. (founder).
Jim is known as the inventor of the blob, multi-generational
concurrency control, and probably the date datatype. When he can
find the time, he 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.
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