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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
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.
Peter Gulutzan (MySQL AB)
Average rating: ***..
(3.70, 10 ratings)
Performance Schema is a major new MySQL Server feature which shows where we're going with monitoring and performance measurement. Read more.
Cloud Computing
Location: Ballroom F
Alex Esterkin (Open Source Community)
Average rating: *....
(1.33, 3 ratings)
Project Voldemort is an open source eventually consistent cloud key-value database with pluggable persistent store architecture. This session focuses on Nokia’s contributions to Voldemort and covers various aspects of MySQL schema optimization; connection pooling and concurrency tweaks in the MySQL Connector/J based client; and MySQL/InnoDB performance tuning. 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.
Jimmy Yang (Oracle Corporation)
Average rating: **...
(2.60, 15 ratings)
At this session, we will talk about current interfaces of the InnoDB monitoring system, including server status variables, information schema table, as well as table and space monitor. We will also discuss how to utilize these information to better understand the system running state. Read more.
Mark Matthews (Oracle), Todd Farmer (Oracle Corporation)
Average rating: **...
(2.40, 5 ratings)
Learn about the features built into MySQL Connector/J targeted at scalability and reliability. The session will cover fault tolerant load balancing, replication-aware load balancing with slave fail-over, custom exception handling and some creative use of statement interceptors mixed with the built-in load balancer to implement sharding. Read more.
Architecture and Technology
Location: Ballroom F
Arjen Lentz (Open Query), Antony Curtis (Blizzard Entertainment)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
The OQGRAPH (GPLv2+) engine allows you to deal with hierarchies (such as category trees) and graphs (such as social networks) right inside your database. It works together with other storage engines (such as InnoDB) using normal joins. there are no SQL syntax additions or changes. 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: 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.
Baron Schwartz (VividCortex Inc)
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.
Kentoku SHIBA (WildGrowth), Daniel Saito (MySQL)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 3 ratings)
Spider and Vertical Partitioning Storage Engine will be introduced by Giuseppe in this Conference. In this session, I'll introduce some additional tips for joinable database sharding using Spider and Vertical Partitioning. 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.
Eric Day (craigslist), Giuseppe Maxia (Continuent)
Average rating: ***..
(3.86, 7 ratings)
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. Read more.
Peter Zaitsev (Percona Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 9 ratings)
This presentation will teach you the InnoDB internals you need to know for performance optimization and operational tasks. You'll learn topics such as how InnoDB allocates space on the filesystem and in memory, how InnoDB recovery works, and how MVCC and locking work. Read more.
Peter Zaitsev (Percona Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 6 ratings)
This presentation will teach you the InnoDB internals you need to know for performance optimization and operational tasks. You'll learn topics such as how InnoDB allocates space on the filesystem and in memory, how InnoDB recovery works, and how MVCC and locking work. 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.
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 4 ratings)
This talk explains how TokuDB Fractal Trees work and presents both theoretical and empirical evidence of its performance advantages. 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.
Chuck Bell (Oracle), Mats Kindahl (Oracle)
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 1 rating)
Have you outgrown your data infrastructure or need to leverage more powerful computing hardware but don't have the budget to build your own information technology solutions? If you find yourself wondering how you can afford more powerful database systems but only need them for a limited timeframe, this session will give you the information you need to access and use MySQL in a cloud environment. 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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