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MySQL 5.1 introduces partitioning – a very useful feature for databases with large tables. The latest release, MySQL 5.5 enhances partitioning to make them even more user friendly and powerful. This tutorial explains the basics, and some advanced techniques to get the most from partitioning.
Command line skills for administering and using MySQL are still one of the main requirements for professionals in the Unix world. This tutorial
provides the basics and several advanced techniques.
Sharding is a hot topic. Every big web site is using some sharding
technique with home made solutions. The quest for the silver bullet goes on
without apparent good results. This session will present two MySQL storage
engines (Spider and Vertical partitioning) that implement transparent
Many people view topics like Map/Reduce and queue systems as advanced concepts that require in-depth knowledge and time consuming software setup. Gearman is changing all that by making this barrier to entry as low as possible with an open source, distributed job queuing system. This session looks at advanced use cases that demonstrate the power and flexibility of distributed architectures.