Schedule: BoF sessions

Below are the scheduled Birds of a Feather Networking sessions. Check the BoF Board in the Ballroom Foyer for more topics and times.

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Location: Ballroom A
Moderated by: Antony Curtis
Session to discuss plugable stored procedure framework for users and developers. Using Perl, Java and other languages for writing stored procedures. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom B
Moderated by: Stewart Smith
BoF for those wanting to discuss the Drizzle Database Server, where it fits it, what it can do, it's current status etc. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom C
Moderated by: Anders Karlsson
Database systems as a distinct software technology is now coming of age, and it is time to look at the history. Where did it start, what was driving the changes, what made SQL so successful and what is the next big thing? With so many database professionals at one place with diverse backgrounds, this could turn into a real interesting debate. Read more.
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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.
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Location: Ballroom E
Moderated by: Matt Ingenthron
Nearly everyone has heard of memcached, and many have used it. Frequently though, the simple methods of integrating memcached into an app are apparent. The more complex usages require more thought and delving into multiget, CAS operations and other memcached capabilities. Join this session to exchange ideas between other users and developers of the memcached server and clients. Read more.
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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.
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Location: Ballroom A
Moderated by: Mark Matthews
Get together with the developers who work on the Java technologies for MySQL and let's talk shop Read more.
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Location: Ballroom B
BoF for folks using or interested in MySQL Workbench - development, design and administration, what it does, how it works, things you'd like to see, tell us how you use it, like's and dislike's. Explore how Workbench 5.2 includes features of MySQL Query Browser and MySQL Administrator. So come meet with the Workbench Team and lets talk, meet, and throw out some cool ideas. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom C
In this session the replication leads will be available to discuss replication, answer questions, and maybe you will see some of the ideas that are boiling inside the replication team. Read more.
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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.
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Location: Ballroom E
Moderated by: Craig Russell
Discussion of MySQL Cluster and the new features in the latest release -- including the new Cluster/J native Java API, and OpenJPA support. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom H
Moderated by: Lee Stigile
This is an opportunity for ISVs and OEMs to directly ask questions of MySQL experts and discuss topics that aren't always addressed in the more general MySQL forums, such as installation, deployment, security, zero admin, using libmysqld and whatever else that's of interest or concern to you. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom A
Moderated by: Alexander Barkov
This BoF session is to discuss the current state of MySQL fulltext support for Asian languages and its possible development directions. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom C
Moderated by: Paul Vallee
We all have the technology and knowledge to make our system highly available, but what about people as part of the mix? DBA Managers, how do you make sure your production engineering teams are highly available? Do you have a global on-call strategy? Join this BoF to discuss the best practices around high availability for structuring DBA teams and compensation. Read more.
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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.
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Location: Ballroom D
Moderated by: Mike Frank
This BoF is for for DBAs interested in MySQL Backup and Recovery tools, strategies, methods, and other options. Here's a great opportunity to ask the backup team questions or provide feedback and ideas. Come meet the MySQL Backup Team of experts on InnoDB Hotbackup, mysqldump, mysqlhotcopy, replication and more. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom E
Moderated by: Bryan Alsdorf
The code for MySQL is open, but the documentation, while excellent, is not. Let's fix that, and make it better. Join us in discussing the creation of a comprehensive wiki-like knowledgebase for MariaDB/MySQL. We'll talk about where we're at, what our plans are, and how you can get involved. 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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