MySQL at Ticketmaster: Coming to an Arena Near You!

Ed Presz (Ticketmaster, Inc.)
Products & Services
Location: Ballroom H

Topics for this session will include:

  • Choosing between MySQL and a host of other DB platforms (Oracle and MS SQL Server)
  • Plugging new MySQL instances into the Ticketmaster architecture
  • Challenges encounted when upgrading to MySQL 5.x
  • Transferring data between Oracle and MySQL, and MS SQL Server and MySQL
  • Monitoring and performance tuning MySQL Databases to meet event onsale traffic

Ed Presz

Ticketmaster, Inc.

Ed is Senior Director of Database Engineering at Ticketmaster, Inc. and the chief database architect. Ed’s major responsibilities include designing, implementing, and supporting the databases for www.ticketmaster.com (one of the largest e-commerce sites on the web). He began his database career almost 20 years ago working with IBM’s DB2/MVS and has since branched into MySQL and Oracle.

Co-presented By:

O'Reilly Media MySQL/Sun Microsystems
  • Kickfire
  • Virident
  • Infobright, Inc
  • JasperSoft
  • Intel
  • Advanced Micro Devices
  • BIRT Exchange by Actuate
  • Calpont
  • Canonical
  • Continuent
  • Dolphin Interconnect Solutions
  • Facebook
  • HiT Software, Inc.
  • IBM
  • iDashboards
  • Oracle
  • Pentaho
  • R1Soft
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • SQLstream
  • Ticketmaster
  • Zmanda, Inc.
  • Linux Journal

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