Schedule: Replication and Scale-Out sessions

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Location: Ballroom D
Mats Kindahl (Oracle), Lars Thalmann (Oracle)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
How do you set up replication? What can you do with replication? If these are the kinds of questions you ask yourself, then you need to go to this replication tutorial. You will hear the replication developers explain the architecture and concepts behind replication, and learn how to configure and use replication for managing backups, handle high-availability, and performing scale-out. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom G
MC Brown (Sun Microsystems)
Average rating: ***..
(3.17, 6 ratings)
There are many different ways of scaling up and scaling out using MySQL. You can take advantage of replication, DRBD, memcached, MySQL Proxy and many other solutions. This tutorial will take you through all of these solutions and their combinations to increase your database throughput. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom H
Sheeri K. Cabral (Mozilla Foundation), Patrick Galbraith (Blue Gecko)
Average rating: ***..
(3.29, 7 ratings)
You don't have to read source code -- understanding how MySQL works can be achieved through the system data. Learn a wide range of topics in this 3-hour tutorial, and leave armed with tons of knowledge about how MySQL 5.0, 5.1 and 6.0 work. You will take home a healthy understanding of performance tuning, storage engines, replication and many tips and tricks to help you be a better DBA. Read more.
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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.
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Location: Ballroom D
Kay Roepke (Sun Microsystems)
Average rating: **...
(2.40, 10 ratings)
Advanced uses of MySQL Proxy require a deeper understanding of queries running through Proxy than tokenization can offer. Using a parser and supplementary infrastructure makes accurate query rewriting possible to do sharding, better error messages or accomodating legacy applications. We will look at how to implement these features and demonstrates how it can be used in other applications, too. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom D
Thorsten von Eicken (RightScale, Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)
Launching MySQL databases in "The Cloud" can make a DBA's dreams come true. While it is relatively easy to set up special-purpose replicas or scale out on demand -- it is not as easy as it looks! RightScale, the leader in cloud computing management,has already launched thousands of MySQL clusters in the cloud and can help attendees understand the tradeoffs and tricks it takes to do it right. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom E
Jan Kneschke (MySQL)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 6 ratings)
Binlogs are essential for the MySQL Replication. MySQL Proxy can unleash the full power of binlogs: filtering, rewriting, splitting and merging. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom C
Frank Mashraqi (Opportunities)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 6 ratings)
The combination of MySQL and Hadoop opens up new doors for innovation that weren't possible before. Hadoop allows for Massive Parallel Processing but falls short of offering the speed, features and advantages of a relational database such as MySQL. For data intensive startups with massive data processing requirements, a combination of Hadoop and MySQL may be the best solution. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom E
Dathan Pattishall (Rockyou)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Sharding is all the rage now a days, this presentation explains in detail how Rockyou.com implements Sharding to support over 100 million users across various global social networks. More then 3.4 Billion queries per day are done on this new architecture all using mySQL as a common backend. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom B
Chuck Bell (Oracle), Mats Kindahl (Oracle)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 3 ratings)
Do you like to tinker? Would you like to see how MySQL? If you’d like to get your hands dirty (or watch others work their developer magic), stop by this session and learn how to take a simple desktop system running MySQL into a fully functional time based backup system that you can connect to any server and get up to the minute recovery capability. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom G
Mark Leith (MySQL)
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(3.50, 2 ratings)
MySQL Enterprise Monitor provides a plethora of base Advisors, Graphs and Data Collections for DBAs and Developers. However, have you ever wanted to extend these to suit your environment more closely? Read more.
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Location: Ballroom B
Kazuho Oku (DeNA)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 4 ratings)
Q4M (http://q4m.31tools.com) is a high-performance message queue that works as a pluggable storage engine of MySQL, used by Mixi (Japan's largest SNS provider) and Cybozu Labs (for running Pathtraq, one of the nation's largest web access stats service), etc. The presentation will cover from the design principles of Q4M, to how it is used to modularize, stabilize, and extend the web services. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom G
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.
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Location: Ballroom G
Vidur Apparao (LiveOps, Inc.), Stephen O'Sullivan (LiveOps, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
A case study of the evolution of MySQL usage, as a company moved from a scrappy startup - with the goals of finding a cheap, quick, and simple database solution - to a mature enterprise - with high availability and horizontal scalability as key requirements. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom G
Jeff Freund (Clickability)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
Building a SaaS platform requires application and infrastructure engineering that push beyond “enterprise scale” to “web scale”. MySQL and Memcached play a key role in scaling the Clickability platform. This presentation will tell the evolutionary story of the core technology components that have allowed the platform to scale from 0 to 400m pages per month, without changes to the architecture. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom C
Ben Handy (Google), Justin Tolmer (Google)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
We are working on improving the performance and reliability of MySQL and InnoDB. We will describe each of the patches we have released, and how they are useful. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom D
Bob Burgess (Radian6 Technologies)
Recently faced with the problem of an ordinary table growing too large to back up or maintain, we designed a MySQL-Proxy-based storage cluster which seamlessly integrates with the rest of the database and offers redundancy, cluster-member failure protection, load balancing, and information lifecycle management (data age-out) capabilities. Read more.
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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.
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Location: Ballroom H
Robert Hodges (Continuent.com)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
In this talk, we will present an introduction to the Tungsten Replicator, which provides open source, database-neutral replication. The Tungsten Replicator has unique capabilities that for solving problems that go well beyond the capabilities of existing open source replication such as built-in MySQL Replication. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom H
Adam Donnison (Sun Microsystems)
In a classic case of "eat your own dogfood", MySQL.com is a key player in the beta testing of MySQL software, including Query Analyzer. In this presentation MySQL.com web developer Adam Donnison will take you through how he used Quan to improve database performance on the MySQl.com website by orders of magnitude, and why Quan was needed. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom A
Gene Pang (Google)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
This talk introduces a system we built at Google, which extracts row change event streams from large replicated MySQL server clusters. We will cover various issues we encountered and solved, including change log generation, conversion, storage and replication. We will also discuss some existing and planned usage cases. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom F
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.
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Location: Ballroom F
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.

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