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Location: Ballroom A
Eric Day (craigslist), Monty Taylor (HP)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Drizzle is a fork of the MySQL server focused on modularity, improved performance, and community development. This session will give an overview of the current state of Drizzle, how to install it, and the state of the current tools and language APIs available. The session will also show how to get started with management, writing simple applications, and porting existing applications. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom A
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.
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Location: Ballroom D
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.
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Location: Ballroom B
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.
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Location: Ballroom E
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.
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Location: Ballroom F
Morgan Tocker (Percona, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.38, 8 ratings)
Disks are often credited with being the biggest performance bottleneck to any database system. This session introduces you to Linux diagnostic tools, hardware purchasing options, and how you should be thinking about IO. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom H
Andrew Aksyonoff (Sphinx Technologies)
Average rating: **...
(2.67, 3 ratings)
Sphinx is a FOSS full-text search engine that makes searching MySQL databases a breeze. This talk covers a number of recently developed advanced Sphinx features (RT indexes, parallel searching improvements, subquery caches, hitless indexes, "blended" indexing, SphinxQL interface, etc) in detail, explaining how and why to use them in your application. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom D
Peter Zaitsev (Percona Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.80, 5 ratings)
The best way to understand your application's performance is to have good performance instrumentation in your application. This session will teach you how and where to instrument your application, and how to analyze the results. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom B
Baron Schwartz (VividCortex)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 4 ratings)
This session shows you how to get rich historical data about your MySQL server's performance and usage with the open-source Cacti graphing tool. Best of all, it's easy, open-source, and free -- so you can stop flying blind. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom A
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.
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