Personal schedule for Mark Grennan

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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.
Business and Case Studies
Location: Ballroom F
Kurt von Finck (Monty Program Ab)
Average rating: *....
(1.00, 1 rating)
This session will introduce you to MariaDB, the drop-in replacement for MySQL produced by Monty Program. Monty Program was founded by Michael "Monty" Widenius, the original author of MySQL, and employs some of the best developers in the MySQL ecosystem. Come see what this important derivative can do for you, and what you can contribute back! Read more.
Aaron Kimball (Cloudera, Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 3 ratings)
This talk introduces Sqoop, the open source SQL-to-Hadoop tool. Sqoop helps users perform efficient imports of data from MySQL and other databases to Hadoop's distributed file system, where it can be processed in concert with other data sources. Sqoop also allows users to export Hadoop-generated results back to MySQL and other systems for use with other data pipelines. Read more.
Brian Moon (dealnews.com)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 2 ratings)
Memcached has become the de facto standard for caching web applications. But, many users jump in feet first without understanding what it does or perhaps more importantly what it does not do. Once you understand memcached, you may come to realize that it is what it does not do that makes it so good. Read more.
Giuseppe Maxia (Continuent), Eric Day (craigslist)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 3 ratings)
Gearman is a distributed client/server architecture that can handle tasks independently from programming language and operating systems. Using it, you can create flexible and efficient applications. Through MySQL UDFs, Gearman functions can me made available to a MySQL server directly. Read more.
Roland Bouman (XCDSQL Solutions / Strukton Rail)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 8 ratings)
Many casually written stored routines are unnecessarily slow. By observing a few principles, you can gain substantive benefits for performance and maintainability of your stored routines. By applying step-wise improvements to real-world examples you will become aware of potential problems in your own stored routines and learn how to refactor them to increase performance and maintainability. Read more.
Replication and Scale-Out
Location: Ballroom C
Jan Kneschke (MySQL)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
Memcache is one of the tools of scaling read heavy architectures, but keeping it in sync with MySQL can be a challenge: scalability vs. consistency ? Do it in the app or the database ? Storage engines or Triggers + UDF ? Let's rethink it and make it scalable and consistent: let's replicate from MySQL to memcache. 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.
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.
Baron Schwartz (VividCortex)
Average rating: ****.
(4.12, 8 ratings)
Are you interested in splitting your application's reads and writes, so writes go to the master and SELECT queries go to slaves? This session is for you. Learn common patterns, pitfalls, and solutions. Read more.
Robert Hodges (Continuent.com), Jay Pipes (Rackspace Cloud)
Average rating: ***..
(3.20, 5 ratings)
Replication is big news and not just because of built-in replication from MySQL itself. Projects like Drizzle, Tungsten, and Galera are changing the replication game with higher speed and greater flexibility than ever before. Join Jay Pipes (Drizzle Replication API) and Robert Hodges (Tungsten Clustering) for a tour of the new replication solutions and how they can help your applications. 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.
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.
Replication and Scale-Out
Location: Ballroom E
Danil Zburivsky (The Pythian Group)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
Are you ensuring that a slave has the same data is the same as its master? Using mk-table-checksum from Ma'atkit as the basic tool, we will show you how to check that your data is in sync -- in a non-invasive way. We will share the tricks, tips and gotchas we have learned deploying this method in several different environments and schemas. Read more.
Giuseppe Maxia (Continuent), Eric Day (craigslist)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 2 ratings)
Users of Gearman know that it is a distributed client/server system that allows great flexibility to developers and DBAs. Advanced users of this tool have come up with amazing examples of cunning hacks that will possibly help you in your daily tasks immediately or get you started in your path of creating your own hacks. Read more.
General
Location: Ballroom G
Mats Kindahl (Oracle), Lars Thalmann (Oracle)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 5 ratings)
Replication is a versatile tool to use in your toolbox. It can be used to solve many problems modern web architectures, as well as various ways to simplify maintenance. 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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