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Keynote
Location: Ballroom EFGH
Edward Screven (Oracle Corporation)
Average rating: ***..
(3.17, 29 ratings)
Join Edward Screven, Oracle’s Chief Corporate Architect and leader of the MySQL business, as he discusses the current and future state of MySQL, now part of the Oracle family of products. The presentation also covers Oracle’s investment in MySQL technology and community; and the role that open source in general is playing within heterogeneous customer environments around the world. Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom EFGH
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.29, 28 ratings)
Tim returns to share insights into the world of emerging technology, presenting his take on what matters most-and what will be most disruptive-to the tech community. Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom EFGH
Mark Callaghan (Facebook)
Average rating: ***..
(3.95, 21 ratings)
Many things happen when MySQL is part of the core technology used to scale a rapidly growing social networking service. Mark will share stories and details about the MySQL deployment at Facebook. Read more.
Replication and Scale-Out
Location: Ballroom B
Domas Mituzas (Facebook)
Average rating: ****.
(4.23, 22 ratings)
War and peace stories from Facebook - how to detect, analyze and fix problems below, inside and above overloaded MySQL servers. This covers concurrecy problems that appear in real world environments, beyond labs and benchmarks. Read more.
Rob Young (Oracle/MySQL ), Mikael Ronstrom (MySQL)
Average rating: **...
(2.78, 9 ratings)
Join the MySQL and InnoDB Engineering teams as they describe the low-level technical details behind the MySQL 5.5 performance and scalability gains. Read more.
Products and Services
Location: Ballroom G
Bill Schuler (Percona, Inc.), Baron Schwartz (VividCortex)
Have you heard the buzz about Percona's enhancements to MySQL? What about XtraDB, Percona's high-performance storage engine based on InnoDB? Come learn what all the fuss is about. In this session you'll learn about these and other open-source projects, and you'll get a preview of the exciting roadmap for their future. Read more.
Paul McCullagh (PrimeBase Technologies GmbH)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 3 ratings)
With the GA version of PBXT soon to be released, this presentation will tell you how to get the most out of the storage engine. All information is relevant to developers, DBAs and anyone interested in getting started with PBXT. Read more.
Architecture and Technology
Location: Ballroom H
Rob Young (Oracle/MySQL ), Calvin Sun (Twitter)
Average rating: *....
(1.50, 8 ratings)
InnoDB is the most popular, reliable and functional of the transactional storage engines available for MySQL. At this session, you will learn the current state of InnoDB and the new features in the InnoDB Plugin. You will also learn how InnoDB works and why those new features improve the performance and scalability. Read more.
Products and Services
Location: Ballroom G
Darpan Dinker (Schooner Information Technology, Inc.)
Scale out websites are realizing order-of-magnitude improvements in performance, scalability, and availability while reducing TCO with tightly coupled, flash-based MySQL and NoSQL solutions. Darpan Dinker, Vice President of Database Technologies, Schooner Information Technology, discusses these innovative MySQL and NoSQL solutions, and presents case studies of their large scale deployments. 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 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: Ballroom H
Moderated by: Andrew Aksyonoff
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Open discussion of everything related to full text searching in databases, moderated by Sphinx (free, open-source engine) author. Read more.
Location: Ballroom D
Moderated by: Baron Schwartz
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)
Discussion of all things Maatkit, hosted by Maatkit's creator. Read more.
Location: Ballroom D
Moderated by: Paul Vallee or Sheeri Cabral
Wondering what’s next on the horizon for MySQL? Join this BoF, and find out the scoop. As both a MySQL Platinum Partner and Oracle Platinum Partner, Pythian has both sides of the story covered - we’ll share what we think and why. Open discussion is encouraged! 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.
Mattias Jonsson (Sun Microsystems), Mikael Ronstrom (MySQL)
Average rating: **...
(2.71, 7 ratings)
Meet the developers behind the partitioning feature in MySQL and take your chance to influence the future development! Get a detailed view of how the partitioning works inside the MySQL server, including the new features in 5.5 (COLUMS partitioning type, truncate partition, MyISAM key cache per partition, etc). And what is in development right now. Read more.
Architecture and Technology
Location: Ballroom G
Michael Widenius (Monty Program Ab)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 4 ratings)
What is the MariaDB 5.1 release, who should use it and for what. Read more.
General
Location: Ballroom D
Sarah Sproehnle (Cloudera, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 11 ratings)
This talk is for developers or administrators who need to make their queries faster. Read more.
Morgan Tocker (Percona, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.38, 8 ratings)
Disks are often credited with being the biggest performance bottleneck to any database system. This session introduces you to Linux diagnostic tools, hardware purchasing options, and how you should be thinking about IO. Read more.
Products and Services
Location: Ballroom H
Santosh Janardhan (Facebook), Mark Konetchy (Facebook), Ryan Thiessen (Facebook)
Database operations gets interesting when it involves several thousand databases, a high-profile site and you have a small core team of DBAs. Among other things, we will give a high-level overview of Facebook database architecture, Backup (and recovery) strategy and the mysql upgrade process. Read more.
Architecture and Technology
Location: Ballroom E
Timour Katchaounov (Monty Program AB)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
One of the key elements of database expertise is understanding how queries are executed. This talk gives a detailed and consistent overview of query execution in MariaDB/MySQL covering both algorithms, code, internal and external representations of query plans. Deeper understanding of this area should benefit both current and future server and storage engine developers, and DBAs. Read more.
Replication and Scale-Out
Location: Ballroom A
Seppo Jaakola (Codership), Alexey Yurchenko (Codership)
Average rating: ***..
(3.20, 5 ratings)
Galera is emerging synchronous multi-master replication method, providing tightly coupled InnoDB clustering solution. Galera has nice features like: * High Availability - no lost transactions * Performance - scalability even with 100% write rate * Transparency - direct MySQL connections MySQL/Galera 0.7 is production-ready GA release Read more.
Chris Schneider (Ning.com)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 4 ratings)
Ever wanted to de-fragment your data set to regain disk space and increase performance? Ever needed to add or change an index on a large table? Ever needed to change a primary key? If you answered yes to any of these and you already know a lot about MySQL then this talk is for you! 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.
Matt Yonkovit (Percona)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 6 ratings)
Explore options outside the traditional RDBMS during this high level tour of some common application architectures. We will discuss how these tools differ, where they fit, and how they can be used collaboratively to build an application with the best of all the worlds. Read more.
Sumeet Bansal (Fusion-io), Ryan White (Cloudmark), Dan Marriott (Answers.com), Vadim Tkachenko (Percona Inc), Jeremy Zawodny (craigslist.org)
Average rating: ***..
(3.17, 6 ratings)
This panel discussion, moderated by Sumeet Bansal, principal solutions architect for Fusion-io, the solid-state storage provider, will make clear to audience members the benefits of solid-state technologies, both from a performance standpoint and in relation to TCO. Q&A with the panel to follow. Participants include panelists from Answers.com, Cloudmark, Percona and Craigslist.org. Read more.
Andrew Aksyonoff (Sphinx Technologies)
Average rating: **...
(2.67, 3 ratings)
Sphinx is a FOSS full-text search engine that makes searching MySQL databases a breeze. This talk covers a number of recently developed advanced Sphinx features (RT indexes, parallel searching improvements, subquery caches, hitless indexes, "blended" indexing, SphinxQL interface, etc) in detail, explaining how and why to use them in your application. 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.
Location: Ballroom B
Moderated by: Dr. John Busch
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Over the past few years, more than a dozen open source data store projects, often referred to as “NoSQL,” have emerged to solve needs that cannot be effectively addressed with a conventional RDBMS. This session provides an overview of these NoSQL data stores, discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each, and projects the future of the NoSQL movement. Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom EFGH
Kaj Arnö (SkySQL Ab)
Average rating: ***..
(3.16, 19 ratings)
In a complement to Edward Screven's opening keynote, Kaj will interpret the state of the MySQL community and the happenings of the MySQL Conference in a language familiar to those whose business has grown up with MySQL. What has changed already, what will change soon, and what won't change with Oracle as the steward of MySQL? Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom EFGH
Jono Bacon (Canonical Ltd)
Average rating: ***..
(3.38, 16 ratings)
In this brand new talk, Jono Bacon, Ubuntu Community Manger, author of the critically acclaimed The Art Of Community by O'Reilly and founder of the annual Community Leadership Summit, talks about the evolution of community and how we can identify the engines of community, helping us to unite a global collection of volunteers to solve interesting and worthwhile problems. Read more.
Location: Ballroom EFGH
Average rating: ****.
(4.35, 17 ratings)
Join us as we present the best of Wednesday night's Ignite MySQL presentations. Read more.
Mark Callaghan (Facebook), Ryan Mack (Facebook), Ryan McElroy (Facebook)
Average rating: ****.
(4.06, 18 ratings)
Facebook runs MySQL on commodity servers. Commodity servers have become extremely fast. Learn about the methods we use to identify performance bottlenecks in MySQL and the projects we have completed or started to keep pace with hardware advances. Read more.
Architecture and Technology
Location: Ballroom C
Sergey Petrunya (Monty Program Ab)
MariaDB is a branch of MySQL with additional and improved features. This talk is about MariaDB's unique query engine features: Table Elimination,Batched Key Access, and a set of Subquery Optimizations (development of the latter two was started at MySQL but MariaDB has fixed and improved variants). Each of the features will be explained in easy manner and also a benchmark will be shown. Read more.
Average rating: ****.
(4.75, 4 ratings)
This session is about SSD deployment strategies for MySQL. For example, is it fine to store all files on SSD or is it faster to store some files (i.e. binary log files) on HDD? Is RAID 5 SSD fast enough? Do traditional H/W raid cards perform well for many(4-8) SSDs? Do MyISAM/InnoDB/other engines work well for SSD? I'll talk about these topics based on many kinds of recent benchmarking results. Read more.
Sheeri K. Cabral (Mozilla Foundation)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 4 ratings)
Query reviews are a great way to find potentially slow queries before they become a problem. A query review is like a code review, except instead of reviewing code, queries are reviewed. This presentation will show you how to use the Maatkit tool mk-query-digest to create a digest of queries. This digest can be a one-off report, or it can be saved to a database table. Read more.
Yasufumi Kinoshita (Percona Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 8 ratings)
This session describes how to tune InnoDB based mainly on 'SHOW ENGINE INNODB STATUS' outputs. The current version of InnoDB Plugin and XtraDB have various tunable options. It will be cleared how the tuning options improves the performance for what condition. The improvement is also demonstrated by the results of some benchmark workloads. Read more.
Architecture and Technology
Location: Ballroom H
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
There are many examples and posts on how to use partitioning in MySQL, but little information on when to use it and how to apply it to typical business problems. This talk focusses on when to use partitioning, what type to use, and what are the best practices in using the different types of MySQL partitioning. Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom EFGH
Slava Akhmechet (RethinkDB), Michael Glukhovsky (RethinkDB)
Average rating: **...
(2.60, 5 ratings)
Why start a new database company? What is RethinkDB all about? What will database technology look like twenty years from now? In this talk we will explore these questions, present some of the exciting technology we've been developing at RethinkDB, and show how it fits into our larger vision of what database systems may look like in the future Read more.
Location: Ballroom Foyer
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
Take the opportunity to network one last time at this closing event, enjoy ice cream and refreshments. Say thank you and exchange contact information until next year. 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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