Personal schedule for Lenz Grimmer

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Architecture and Technology, Tutorial
Location: Ballroom H
Kai Voigt (Sun Microsystems)
Average rating: ****.
(4.22, 9 ratings)
Wanna be a Certified MySQL DBA? This Tutorial summarizes every chapter covered in the first part of the official MySQL DBA Exam. Join the tutorial, take and pass the exam during the conference. Read more.
Architecture and Technology, Tutorial
Location: Ballroom H
Kai Voigt (Sun Microsystems)
Average rating: ****.
(4.57, 7 ratings)
Wanna be a Certified MySQL DBA? This Tutorial summarizes every chapter covered in the second part of the official MySQL DBA Exam. Join the tutorial, take and pass the exam during the conference. Read more.
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.
Products and Services
Location: Ballroom H
Wim Coekaerts (Oracle), Greg Marsden (Oracle)
Join Oracle’s Linux and Virtualization guru, Wim Coekaerts, as he discusses Oracle’s Linux roadmap, and details specific features and contributions that will continue to drive Linux as a leading operating system for MySQL users. Wim will also talk about the role of virtualization, specifically Oracle VM, for MySQL and Linux deployments. Read more.
Geert Vanderkelen (Sun Microsystems)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
This talk will give an overview of how to connect to MySQL and which drivers are available today under Python v2.x, and tomorrow's Python v3.x. We'll dive into MySQLdb, its strong history, its present. We'll go over OurSQL and various other community projects, as well as Sun Microsystems' MySQL Connector/Python (mainted by the speaker). Read more.
Robert Hodges (Continuent.com)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Production MySQL deployments face constant challenges to keep databases up, avoid data loss, and scale performance. Tungsten offers a unique open source implementation of master/slave clustering that integrates replication, management, and SQL routing. We will present a tutorial introduction that shows how to set up and use Tungsten at home. Come see what the excitement is about! Read more.
Average rating: ****.
(4.56, 18 ratings)
Many people know Linux terminologies such as ext3, tmpfs, cfq io scheduler, OOM killer, etc. But many times it is not appropriately configured. In this session, the speaker will show Linux performance tuning and stabilization practices for MySQL, such as how to avoid OOM Killer, performance difference between I/O schedulers, tuning Linux kernel parameters, profiling with SystemTap, etc. 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.
Lenz Grimmer (Sun Microsystems)
Average rating: ****.
(4.70, 10 ratings)
The MySQL Server ships with a number of command-line administration tools. However, they only provide basic functionality and make it complicated or sometimes even impossible to accomplish common DBA tasks. In this session, Lenz will give an introduction to the most popular and commonly used Open Source tools that a DBA should be aware of and that make MySQL administration tasks a breeze. 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.
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.
Don Beesing (Alion Science and Technology), John Powell (eMapSite)
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 3 ratings)
Not primarily thought of as a geospatial data store, MySQL is making huge strides in this field. A branch is being developed on MySQL forge that is implementing all functionality defined by the Open GeoSpatial Consortium(OGC). This tutorial will combine a geospatial programming crash course with real world examples integrating MySQL geospatial storage and functionality into existing applications. Read more.
Don Beesing (Alion Science and Technology), John Powell (eMapSite)
Not primarily thought of as a geospatial data store, MySQL is making huge strides in this field. A branch is being developed on MySQL forge that is implementing all functionality defined by the Open GeoSpatial Consortium(OGC). This tutorial will combine a geospatial programming crash course with real world examples integrating MySQL geospatial storage and functionality into existing applications. Read more.
Sarah Sproehnle (Cloudera, Inc.), Chris Schneider (Ning.com)
Average rating: ***..
(3.56, 9 ratings)
This talk is for those that know the basics of replication but want to take it to another level. We will show you how replication can solve complicated problems, give you better performance, and avoid excess downtime. Read more.
Danil Zburivsky (The Pythian Group)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 4 ratings)
MySQL security usually means strong passwords, proper user@host grants and SSL connectivity. However MySQL does not operate in a void. This talk will focus on how MySQL security can be compromised through the hardware, operating system (using Linux examples), network, and the applications. We will also discuss attack prevention from external and internal sources. 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.
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.
Peter Zaitsev (Percona Inc)
Average rating: **...
(2.67, 3 ratings)
When it is time to choose a High-Availability solution for MySQL, the number of solutions can lead to confusion. This session will help you make sense of replication, Cluster, DRBD and more. Read more.
Frank Mashraqi (Opportunities)
Average rating: *....
(1.00, 4 ratings)
Caching is a powerful weapon in the arsenal of an enterprise data architect. Designing an optimal caching strategy for your organization can increase performance and help save cost, but a poorly designed caching strategy often hurts more than it helps. We will cover strategies encompassing popular options available for caching. Read more.
Stewart Smith (Percona)
Vapour is a server that speaks the memcached protocol and uses MySQL Cluster (NDB) as the storage backend. Read more.
Peter Zaitsev (Percona Inc)
Average rating: ***..
(3.20, 5 ratings)
Wondering how to build a good foundation for running MySQL? This session will teach you what you need to know. 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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