O'Reilly MySQL Conference & Expo 2010 Tutorials

Below are the confirmed tutorials scheduled for the O’Reilly MySQL Conference & Expo 2010 (schedule subject to change). Please note: there is an additional fee required to attend tutorials at the conference.

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Location: Ballroom A
Andrew Morgan (Oracle), Geert Vanderkelen (Sun Microsystems), Andrew Hutchings (Hewlett-Packard)
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(3.50, 6 ratings)
This tutorial aims to guide normal MySQL users and DBAs into the world of MySQL Cluster. From installing and configuring to creating your first clustered table and finally node failure handling. At the end of the session you'll will be the proud owner of a full blown, tiny MySQL Cluster which you can show off at work. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom B
Sheeri K. Cabral (Mozilla Foundation)
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(3.25, 4 ratings)
Unlock all the information the MySQL server can give you! MySQL has many status variables that show how well your environment utilizes its resources. There are many system variables that can be set and changed to tune the server. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom D
Arjen Lentz (Open Query), Walter Heck (Open Query)
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(1.83, 6 ratings)
Implementing multi-master setups with MySQL is fairly trivial in basic terms, but for an effective environment much more is involved. There are some tools (such as MMM, Multi-Master MySQL Manager) that can help, but there's still a lot to think of and each deployment is different. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom E
Mats Kindahl (Oracle), Lars Thalmann (Oracle)
Average rating: ****.
(4.14, 7 ratings)
Although MySQL Replication is easy to set up and easy to configure, it is nevertheless a very versatile tool that can be used to solve many problems in modern applications. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom F
Giuseppe Maxia (Continuent)
Average rating: ****.
(4.17, 6 ratings)
MySQL 5.1 introduces partitioning – a very useful feature for databases with large tables. The latest release, MySQL 5.5 enhances partitioning to make them even more user friendly and powerful. This tutorial explains the basics, and some advanced techniques to get the most from partitioning. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom G
Baron Schwartz (VividCortex), Morgan Tocker (Percona, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 18 ratings)
This tutorial focuses on the diagnostic tools you can turn to when confronted with an unexplained performance problem. Tools explained include iostat, vmstat, and mk-query-digest. The emphasis is on practical usage under pressure, and less on performance theory. Read more.
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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.
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Location: Ballroom G
Peter Zaitsev (Percona Inc)
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(3.07, 14 ratings)
Scaling Applications with Caching, Sharding and Replication Read more.
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Location: Ballroom B
Sheeri K. Cabral (Mozilla Foundation)
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(3.38, 8 ratings)
Unlock all the information the MySQL server can give you! MySQL has many status variables that show how well your environment utilizes its resources. There are many system variables that can be set and changed to tune the server. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom C
Toru Maesaka (mixi, Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Drizzle is a fork of the MySQL server that has been talked about for some time. This tutorial will cover how the Storage Engine API and its subsystem has evolved. We will walk through the API with BlitzDB, a storage engine that is built on top of this new storage subsystem. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom D
Brian Aker (HP), Alan Kasindorf (Six Apart)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 4 ratings)
We’ve been talking about memcached for a while now. The topic is exciting, scary, and constantly evolving. You might have a hard time understanding how memcached works at all. You might be missing the “big picture”, or you might just need a handful of examples of how to properly handle common queries. Come here to learn more from the experts! Read more.
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Location: Ballroom E
Giuseppe Maxia (Continuent)
Average rating: ****.
(4.29, 7 ratings)
Command line skills for administering and using MySQL are still one of the main requirements for professionals in the Unix world. This tutorial provides the basics and several advanced techniques. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom F
Jay Pipes (Rackspace Cloud), Padraig O'Sullivan (Akiban Technologies Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
The Drizzle Project is a fork of the MySQL 6.0 server. One of the many goals of Drizzle is to enable a large plugin ecosystem by improving, simplifying, and modernizing the application programming interfaces between the kernel and the modules providing services for Drizzle. This tutorial serves to showcase the new APIs for Drizzle's replication through a series of in-depth examples. Read more.
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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.
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Location: Ballroom G
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.
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Location: Ballroom D
Aleksandr Kuzminsky (Percona Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
It is still possible to bring back corrupted or unintentionally deleted InnoDB tables as long as data remain on medium. During the session various recovery scenarios will be scrutinized. The typical cases will be illustrated using InnoDB Recovery Tool. Read more.
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