Personal schedule for Aleem Rajpar

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Keynote
Location: Ballroom E
Karen Padir (Sun Microsystems, MySQL & Software Infrastructure group)
Average rating: ***..
(3.65, 20 ratings)
In the annual State of MySQL keynote, Karen Padir, Vice President for MySQL & Software Infrastructure at Sun Microsystems discusses the current and future role of MySQL in the modern online world. The presentation also covers the broader role MySQL plays at Sun, the role open source is playing for users and customers all over the planet, and what the visions for the future are. Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom E
Mark Callaghan (Facebook)
Average rating: ***..
(3.58, 19 ratings)
The inside story of MySQL use at Google, and how this performant database is scaled. Read more.
Replication and Scale-Out
Location: Ballroom B
Lars Thalmann (Oracle), Mats Kindahl (Oracle)
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 9 ratings)
The MySQL Replication developers walk through some of the new Replication features of MySQL 5.1 and MySQL 6.0, such as row-based replication, heart-beating and semi-synchronous replication. Read more.
Giuseppe Maxia (Continuent), Andrey Hristov (SUN Microsystems)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
One of MySQL 5.1 main features is the event scheduler, a portable way of executing SQL commands at given times or at scheduled intervals. Using the event scheduler you can organize your work regardless of the operating system you work with. This session presents the basics of the event scheduler, common tasks, tips and tricks. Read more.
Stewart Smith (Percona)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
With MySQL Cluster 6.4, we introduce support for the Microsoft Windows platform. This session covers: introduction to MySQL Cluster, getting started with Cluster on Windows and differences between Linux and Windows versions. Read more.
Roland Bouman (XCDSQL Solutions / Strukton Rail), Matt Casters (Pentaho Corp.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Lately there's been a lot of talk about MySQL-based business intelligence and datawarehousing. But what does it all really mean? What's behind the BI/OLAP/ETL alphabet soup, and what in heavens name are star schemas, facts and dimensions? Using the Sakila sample database as material, this session will explain what data warehouses are, what problems they solve, and how they are designed and built. Read more.
Performance Tuning and Benchmarks
Location: Ballroom F
MC Brown (Sun Microsystems)
Average rating: **...
(2.75, 4 ratings)
Query analysis can help highlight issues in the SQL in your application, but there are many ways of getting that information. Obvious choices are explain and the slow-query log, but newer solutions, such as live query monitoring, mysql proxy and DTrace provide additional benefits. Read more.
Performance Tuning and Benchmarks
Location: Ballroom F
Average rating: ****.
(4.17, 6 ratings)
Indexes are known to speed up retrievals, but do you know that sometimes looking at the indexes is sufficient to get the data you need ? This session will help you understand the principles of covering indexes, their benefits and the situations where you should avoid them. Read more.
Products & Services
Location: Ballroom G
Craig Johnson (IBM ), Tim Clark (IBM)
This session will highlight some of the architectural specifics of the DB2 Storage Engine as well as discuss uses and benefits of the storage engine. Read more.
Products & Services
Location: Ballroom H
Marco Sandrini (HiT Software, Inc.)
In this session, DBMoto’s architect, Marco Sandrini, will walk attendees through a technical review and customer implementation example of mirroring between MySQL and other major databases. DBMoto’s functionality includes support for remote replication, fast CSV loading, replication grouping, recovery, and visual error-checking. Read more.
Location: Ballroom H
Moderated by: Paddy Sreenivasan, Aaron Newcomb
Zmanda Recovery Manager for MySQL is a widely used open source tool to perform MySQL backup and recovery. Sun Open Storage is an excellent platform to be the target of MySQL backups as well as to run MySQL server on. BoF will discuss enhancements as well as what is planned for these two products together. Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom E
Miriam Tuerk (Infobright Inc), Brian Gentile (JasperSoft)
Average rating: **...
(2.67, 3 ratings)
With the volume of data exploding and the need for business insight more critical then ever, a new breed of open source solutions delivers the simple-but-sophisticated analytics an enterprise needs to make fact-based decisions and compete more effectively. Read more.
Architecture and Technology
Location: Ballroom F
Robin Schumacher (Sun/MySQL), Rob Young (Oracle/MySQL )
Average rating: **...
(2.75, 4 ratings)
This presentation provides a look into the future of the entire MySQL product line - the MySQL Server, MySQL Enterprise, and Management Tools with an update also being given on community and partner storage engines, high-availability solutions, data warehousing offerings, and much more. Read more.
Performance Tuning and Benchmarks
Location: Ballroom A
Average rating: ****.
(4.71, 7 ratings)
Everybody knows that indexes can boost SELECT performance, but how do you verify that you are using index correctly? In this session, I'll explain detailed mechanism of traditional MySQL B+Tree indexes, optimizer plans, and how to boost performance. Not only speeding up SELECT, but also speeding INSERT are covered. Read more.
Bob Burgess (Radian6 Technologies)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 6 ratings)
Beginners to MySQL often start monitoring their systems manually but quickly realize the need to automate. When the new MySQL DBA is also new to shell scripting, the task of automating becomes even more daunting. This presentation introduces the Bash shell, illustrates how it can communicate with MySQL and with the outside world, and gives practical examples of these scripts. Read more.
Architecture and Technology
Location: Ballroom F
Ronald Bradford (EffectiveMySQL)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
Monitoring is not rocket science yet so many websites and organizations simply don't do the basics. Why? It's not a complex problem, and having monitoring & metrics in place can both prevent disaster and give great insight to solving problems more easily.Prevent unnecessary extended down time and have perform tuning gathering timings with a detailed history at your fingertips in a few easy steps. Read more.
Mats Kindahl (Oracle), Lars Thalmann (Oracle), Jay Pipes (Rackspace Cloud), Mark Callaghan (Facebook), Sheeri K. Cabral (Mozilla Foundation)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Do you have a hard time getting an overview of where replication is moving? Are you wondering what is going on in the community and inside the replication team? If these questions are on your mind, then you have to visit this panel discussion with some of the foremost developers and consultants on replication technology and hear what they have to say about the future of replication. Read more.
Domas Mituzas (Facebook)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
An overview how to make MySQL host system more secure, MySQL itself hardened, access control impossible to penetrate and use all possible security features MySQL provides. Additionally, it will cover some of security design flaws, that can be best resolved by hacking MySQL itself. Read more.
Architecture and Technology
Location: Ballroom C
Heikki Tuuri (Innobase / Oracle Corp.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)
This presentation describes InnoDB's built-in automatic crash recovery. We also describe how one can perform media recovery on a MySQL database, using a backup and the MySQL binlog. Read more.
Peter Zaitsev (Percona Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 4 ratings)
Have you ever had Innodb database corrupted or have deleted data accidentally and want it back ? This session will go through various approaches you can use to get most of your data back using MySQL build in features as well as third party open source tool. Read more.
LAMP, Migration
Location: Ballroom A
Antony Curtis (Blizzard Entertainment)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
Perl stored procedures provide greater flexibility than the standard SQL stored procedures. For many users, they can provide performance and connectivity which is not available from the built in SQL implementation, where many users have to resort to writing UDFs. Read more.
Allan Packer (Sun Microsystems), Neelakanth Nadgir (Sun Microsystems)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
ZFS offers many leading-edge features, including automatic protection against silent data corruption, immense capacity, and vastly simplified administration. But how well does it perform with MySQL? This session explores MySQL performance with ZFS compared to alternative file system implementations. The performance implications of ZFS compression and other features are also examined. Read more.
Location: Camino Real
Moderated by: Robert Treat
Chances are if you're using MySQL, you've probably heard of Postgres, but may not be too familiar with it. Similar to MySQL, it's open source and supported by Sun, but there are a lot of differences once you get below the surface. Come join us to find out about Postgres, discuss ways you can use Postgres & MySQL together, or to just have your say in one of open sources favorite religious debates Read more.
Location: Alameda
Moderated by: Mark Nielsen
How to best gather data regarding the operating system and MySQL so that you can tell what is happening to your system and how to prevent problems. Read more.
Location: Alameda
Moderated by: Peter Gulutzan and Alexander Barkov
Globalization, localization. Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom E
Don MacAskill (SmugMug)
Average rating: ***..
(3.70, 10 ratings)
A story of scaling, in today's world - using modern technologies like ZFS, OpenStorage, MySQL, and more, running one of the world's most popular photo sharing sites - SmugMug. Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom E
Mark Madsen (Third Nature)
Average rating: **...
(2.57, 7 ratings)
There has been a lack of substantive data about the state of open source in the business intelligence and data warehousing market. In this session noted industry analyst Mark Madsen will present the results of his recent market research on adoption profiles and characteristics for open source BI/DW.   Read more.
Replication and Scale-Out
Location: Ballroom F
Mats Kindahl (Oracle), Lars Thalmann (Oracle)
Average rating: ***..
(3.40, 5 ratings)
See the replication developers give you a fast-paced session of some of the more interesting, useful, and odd ticks available for the intermediate to advanced replication user. Read more.
Detlef Ulherr (Sun Microsystems GmbH)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
This proposal is to highlight the integration of Open HA Cluster and MySQL. I will cover the various aspects of high availability and business continuity. In addition to the current features, the roadmap of Open HA Cluster will be discussed. There is a large focus on the integration with MySQL replication and MySQL cluster. Read more.
Lenz Grimmer (Sun Microsystems), Colin Charles (SkySQL Ab/MariaDB Foundation)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 4 ratings)
There should be nothing more important to a database administrator than backups, restoration and disaster recovery planning. Unfortunately it is an often neglected area of database administration. This session will cover the importance of these vital areas and practical information about the ways to perform backups and recovery with currently available technology. Read more.
Robert Krzykawski (Marin Software), Anders Karlsson (Recorded Future)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
MySQL is a great DBMS with a vast feature set. It is lightweight and easy to use "out of the box". What it lacks is a good High-Availability (HA) solution though. There are different approaches to create a HA environment - Depending on software setup and application preferences. This talk will cover everything from pros and cons of different solutions to real world experiences. Read more.
Performance Tuning and Benchmarks
Location: Ballroom D
Brooks Johnson (Verdiem)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
This session demonstrates how partitioning will often reduce overall performance but also demonstrates the operational benefits, such as much faster table optimization. Read more.
Christopher Lavigne (Breadboard BI, Inc.)
Based on a real-world case study from a comprehensive market intelligence product - developed for Boats.com/YachtWorld.com by Breadboard BI, Inc - this 45 minute presentation describes a multi-source, enterprise data warehouse developed on a 100% open source stack - MySQL 5.1 (with partitioning), Pentaho Business Intelligence Suite, Linux OS. Read more.
Chuck Bell (Oracle), Lars Thalmann (Oracle), Mats Kindahl (Oracle)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
Do you use replication? Would you like to improve your data protection and recovery capabilities? If you do, chances are you would also like to improve your ability to recover from failures faster. In this session, we will show you how you can use backup to enhance your replication capabilities. Read more.
Baron Schwartz (VividCortex Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.80, 5 ratings)
Maatkit is a set of tools that helps MySQL users and administrators fill otherwise unmet needs. The toolkit is absolutely packed with functionality. This session will teach you how to get your daily work done faster, safer and smarter. Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom E
Chuck Hagenbuch (Blue State Digital), Leigh Heyman (Executive Office of the President), Stephen Gunn (Google, Inc), Mikey Dickerson (Google), Ian Gulliver (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 8 ratings)
Barack Obama's presidential campaign created an unprecedented online grassroots movement in which supporters generated thousands of events, made millions of phone calls, raised record amounts of money, and received over a billion emails. Read more.

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