MySQL Conference & Expo 2009 Keynotes

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Location: Ballroom E
Karen Padir (Sun Microsystems, MySQL & Software Infrastructure group)
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(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.
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Location: Ballroom E
Mark Callaghan (Facebook)
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(3.58, 19 ratings)
The inside story of MySQL use at Google, and how this performant database is scaled. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom E
Bruce Armstrong (Kickfire), Justin Lin (Mamasource)
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(3.45, 11 ratings)
It began as a question. Could a slice of silicon make MySQL the fastest database on the planet? Impossible, most thought. It would have to be magic. Well, call it magic or advanced technology, it's here. Join us and we'll show you how it's making customers' data warehousing limitations disappear! Read more.
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Location: Ballroom E
Vijay Karamcheti (Virident Systems)
Average rating: ****.
(4.14, 7 ratings)
Using SCM to enable fast, random, and low-latency access to large ‘in-memory’ databases, Virident’s GreenCloud servers offer dramatic improvements in performance, scalability, and energy and cost efficiency for MySQL in the data center. Read more.
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Kaj Arnö (SkySQL Ab), Lew Tucker (Sun Microsystems, Inc.), Monty Taylor (HP), Jeremy Zawodny (craigslist.org), Chander Kant (Zmanda), Thorsten von Eicken (RightScale, Inc), Prashant Malik (Facebook), Mike Culver (Amazon)
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(3.56, 9 ratings)
This lively panel discussion keynote will address the nature of the Cloud, with cloud technologists at Sun Microsystems, with industry analysts, experts and customers in the cloud area. This panel is moderated by Kaj Arnö, and attendees are encouraged to participate online via Twitter. Read more.
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Miriam Tuerk (Infobright Inc), Brian Gentile (JasperSoft)
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(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.
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Location: Ballroom E
Don MacAskill (SmugMug)
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(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.
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Location: Ballroom E
Mark Madsen (Third Nature)
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(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.
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Chuck Hagenbuch (Blue State Digital), Leigh Heyman (Executive Office of the President), Stephen Gunn (Google, Inc), Mikey Dickerson (Google), Ian Gulliver (Google)
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(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.

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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