Personal schedule for Mark Atwood

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Toru Maesaka (mixi, Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Drizzle is a fork of the MySQL server that has been talked about for some time. This tutorial will cover how the Storage Engine API and its subsystem has evolved. We will walk through the API with BlitzDB, a storage engine that is built on top of this new storage subsystem. Read more.
Jay Pipes (Rackspace Cloud), Padraig O'Sullivan (Akiban Technologies Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
The Drizzle Project is a fork of the MySQL 6.0 server. One of the many goals of Drizzle is to enable a large plugin ecosystem by improving, simplifying, and modernizing the application programming interfaces between the kernel and the modules providing services for Drizzle. This tutorial serves to showcase the new APIs for Drizzle's replication through a series of in-depth examples. Read more.
Location: Expo Hall
Join participating sponsors, exhibitors, and Nelson Staffing agency as they present open positions from their respective companies. Read more.
Location: Exhibit Hall A
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 6 ratings)
Visit the exhibitors, mingle with other attendees, and enjoy great refreshments and drinks at the evening reception. Read more.
Location: Ballroom B
Moderated by: Stewart Smith
BoF for those wanting to discuss the Drizzle Database Server, where it fits it, what it can do, it's current status etc. Read more.
Location: Ballroom E
Moderated by: Matt Ingenthron
Nearly everyone has heard of memcached, and many have used it. Frequently though, the simple methods of integrating memcached into an app are apparent. The more complex usages require more thought and delving into multiget, CAS operations and other memcached capabilities. Join this session to exchange ideas between other users and developers of the memcached server and clients. Read more.
Location: Ballroom Foyer
Average rating: *....
(1.00, 1 rating)
Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions provide face-to-face exposure to those interested in the same projects and concepts. BoFs can be organized for individual projects or broader topics (best practices, open data, standards). BoFs are entirely up to you. We post your topic online and onsite and provide the space and time. You provide the engaging topic. Read more.
Location: Lobby Bar
Join fellow MySQL Conference & Expo participants at this fun and exciting event. Come together, meet each other face to face, and discuss things in real time over a drink at the bar for the first MySQL CE Tweetup. Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom EFGH
Brian Aker (HP)
Average rating: ****.
(4.04, 27 ratings)
What's the forecast for Drizzle, a database optimized for Cloud and Net applications? Brian provides an overview of the Drizzle project's current state as well as what's ahead. Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom EFGH
Michael Widenius (Monty Program Ab)
Average rating: **...
(2.73, 22 ratings)
Monty, the co-founder of MySQL and now project lead of MariaDB, discusses what MariaDB is all about. He'll also present an overview of the future of this community developed branch of the MySQL database. Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom EFGH
Sheeri K. Cabral (Mozilla Foundation)
Average rating: **...
(2.09, 23 ratings)
Sheeri Cabral knows the MySQL Community. Working for the Pythian Group, she has tapped her co-workers' knowledge about the Oracle Community. In this brief community keynote, Sheeri maps out the differences between the communities and what we can expect next now that MySQL is "under new management". Read more.
Location: Expo Hall
Join participating sponsors, exhibitors, and Nelson Staffing agency as they present open positions from their respective companies. Read more.
Products and Services
Location: Ballroom H
Joaquin Ruiz (Gear6), Dan Marriott (Answers.com)
Many LAMP websites use Memcached to offload dynamic data from their MySQL database to speed up performance. Answers.com, however, did not want to be in the business of managing a growing Memcached layer. In this case study, Answers.com discusses its choices when it came to scaling out with Memcached and the lessons learned. Read more.
Bill Karwin (Karwin Software Solutions)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 4 ratings)
SQL Injection is one of the most common and most serious threats to web application security. In this presentation, you'll see some myths busted, you'll get a better understanding of SQL Injection, and you'll learn simple and effective techniques to combat it. Read more.
Felix Schupp (SoftMethod GmbH)
BlackRay is an open source in-memory relational database. This talk focuses on implementing BlackRay as a storage engine backend for MySQL, thereby leveraging MySQL engine features currently not available natively in BlackRay. Conversely, some shortcomings of the Storage Engine architecture will be discussed as well. Read more.
Sheeri K. Cabral (Mozilla Foundation)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
MySQL data types do not support the SQL standard WITH TIME ZONE attribute. How do you store times in MySQL to efficiently show your customers times in their own time zone? Read more.
Products and Services
Location: Ballroom H
Dustin Sallings (NorthScale), Matt Ingenthron (Couchbase, Inc.)
Everyone knows memcached is useful for alleviating database load. What may be less well known is that memcached’s new storage engine API allows you to create new solutions for myriad needs, building on what makes memcached fast and simple. This discussion of the storage engine API includes a case study of its use at Zynga, where NorthScale Membase Server is the key-value database behind FarmVille. Read more.
Location: Ballroom EFGH
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)
If you had five minutes on stage what would you say? What if you only got 20 slides and they rotated automatically after 15 seconds? Would you pitch a project? Launch a web site? Teach a hack? We’re going to find out when we try our first Ignite event at MySQL Conference & Expo. Read more.
Location: Ballroom Foyer
Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions provide face-to-face exposure to those interested in the same projects and concepts. BoFs can be organized for individual projects or broader topics (best practices, open data, standards). BoFs are entirely up to you. We post your topic online and onsite and provide the space and time. You provide the engaging topic. Read more.
  • Oracle
  • Monty Program
  • Calpont
  • Facebook
  • Gear6
  • Infobright, Inc
  • JasperSoft
  • Joyent
  • Kickfire
  • NorthScale, Inc.
  • Percona
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • Solid Quality Mentors (SolidQ)
  • Intel
  • Pentaho
  • Linux Pro Magazine

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