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Tutorial
Location: Ballroom F
Brian Aker (HP), Alan Kasindorf (Six Apart)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Back by popular demand we have the Memcached tutorial. Come learn about what is new and exciting in the world of Memcached. Read more.
Tutorial
Location: Ballroom F
Tags: php, mysql, lamp
Sebastian Bergmann (thePHP.cc)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 2 ratings)
LAMP applications are used more and more to perform enterprise-critical tasks. Given by the creator of PHPUnit, this tutorial shows the audience how to efficiently test LAMP applications with PHPUnit and its DbUnit extension. Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom EFGH
Please note: This and all other keynotes will be live streamed and recorded.
Tomas Ulin (Oracle), Duleepa Wijayawardhana (Empire Avenue)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 17 ratings)
Join Tomas Ulin, Oracle’s Vice President of MySQL Engineering, as he summarizes MySQL’s first year under Oracle’s stewardship, discusses the current and ongoing engagement with the MySQL user community and offers insights into future roadmaps and commitment to MySQL products. Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom EFGH
Please note: This and all other keynotes will be live streamed and recorded.
Ed Boyajian (EnterpriseDB), Bruce Momjian (EnterpriseDB)
Average rating: ***..
(3.20, 10 ratings)
In the State of the Elephant keynote, Ed Boyajian, CEO of EnterpriseDB, and Bruce Momjian, Co-Founder of The Global PostgreSQL Development Group, will present an overview of the PostgreSQL Community. Read more.
Architecture and Technology
Location: Ballroom A
Jeremy Zawodny (craigslist.org)
Average rating: ***..
(3.22, 9 ratings)
This talk will discuss the ongoing evolution of data storage at Craigslist, starting from a homogeneous one-size fits all "MySQL everywhere" approach and moving toward a heterogeneous environment that considers our real data and performance needs and the plethora of tools available today (including Redis, MongoDB, MySQL, and Sphinx). Read more.
Josh Berkus (PostgreSQL Experts, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Has your database grown to hundreds of gigabytes in size, with no limit in sight? Are you considering moving to an expensive proprietary database system do deal with your huge database? PostgreSQL is an excellent database for small to medium sized data warehouses in the 0.5 to 5 terabyte range. Read more.
Ori Herrnstadt (FoundationDB)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
Complex normalized schemas can make database systems slow and inefficient. This presentation explores a storage layer that eliminates most joins in such systems by pre-joining the data. Data in this storage layer can be accessed using an object API without the overhead of an object-relational mapping layer. It can also be accessed using standard SQL for efficient complex multi-table reporting. Read more.
Products and Services
Location: Ballroom G
Stewart Smith (Percona)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. This is part survey, part critique of the various Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation and Durability models available from various modern databases and data stores used in modern Web and Cloud environments. We'll not just look at the single machine solution but how these systems work in a distributed environment. Read more.
NoSQL
Location: Ballroom E
Tom Hanlon (Cloudera)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
HBase is an open source column store built on top of Hadoop. In this 45 minute session you will get a brief introduction into the design of HBase, and the underlying framework along with some usage examples. Read more.
NoSQL
Location: Ballroom F
Tags: nosql, mongodb
Roger Bodamer (10gen)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 6 ratings)
MongoDB -- from "humongous" -- is an open source, non-relational, document-oriented database. Read more.
Location: Ballroom D
Moderated by: Rich Kelm
Sphinx Search 2.0: this BOF will speak to the new features in the forthcoming 2.0 release of Sphinx along with an overview of our Roadmap. Also we would like to hear from the community and see where you would like us to take Sphinx in the future. Read more.
Location: Ballroom B
Moderated by: Selena Deckelmann
Many PostgreSQL developers and community members will be at the conference this year. Come to hear about the latest in 9.1 development, talk directly to developers and users of PostgreSQL. Read more.
Harrison Fisk (Facebook), Domas Mituzas (Facebook)
Average rating: ***..
(3.80, 15 ratings)
Running MySQL at a scale of Facebook leads to many unique problems. We will discuss some of the performance problems seen in production systems and the tools and techniques involved in solutions. Read more.
Dan Rogart (Zynga), mohan krishnan (Zynga)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 3 ratings)
We will examine the challenges faced by Zynga in running a large scale MySQL plant in EC2. Serving our social games to millions of players around the globe has required significant investment in automation and performance optimization to the thousands of MySQL instances that drive the games. Delivering high performance in the cloud requires a unique approach to support high CPU and I/O demands. Read more.
Tags: nosql, mongodb
Eliot Horowitz (MongoDB)
Average rating: ***..
(3.43, 7 ratings)
While MySQL and MongoDB often fight over the same deployment, there are many cases where MySQL and MongoDB should be used in conjunction. They each excel at different things, so its important to understand when to use one or the other, and how to make them work well together. Eliot Horowitz is the CTO and Co-Founder of 10gen, the creators of MongoDB Read more.
Michael Glaesemann (myYearbook.com)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 2 ratings)
Founded by two high school students in 2005, myYearbook.com has grown to become one of the top 5 social networks and one of the top 25 most trafficked web sites in the United States. In this session, we'll review the growing pains, unique architectural decisions, and methodologies employed to support the consistent growth and demand of a social network. Read more.
J Chris Anderson (Couchbase)
Average rating: ****.
(4.60, 5 ratings)
Apache CouchDB implements a reliable storage engine, webserver, and HTTP application server environment, in under 20k lines of Erlang and JavaScript source code (with an additional X lines of test code.) I'll show 3 related examples that strike at the core of CouchDB's simplicity: The storage engine, the incremental map reduce views, and replication. Read more.
Tags: nosql, redis
Tim Lossen (wooga - world of gaming)
Average rating: **...
(2.50, 2 ratings)
As an in-memory database, Redis offers an order-of-magnitude reduction in query roundtrip latency, but also introduces new challenges. This case study recounts how we successfully scaled up two Facebook games with Redis, and what we learned on the way. Read more.
Ian Gulliver (Google), Eric Rollins (Google)
Average rating: ***..
(3.80, 5 ratings)
Google engineers have built a system that detects MySQL master failure, chooses a new master, promotes it and hooks up slaves with under a minute downtime. This is deployed in an environment where there's zero tolerance for transaction loss of any sort. The original designer and a sysadmin who worked on the deployment will talk about design, implementation and practical lessons learned. Read more.
Architecture and Technology
Location: Ballroom F
Yekesa Kosuru (Nokia), Peter Zaitsev (Percona Inc)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
The “NoSQL” movement is typically related to key-value systems and, lacking a formal definition, can be interpreted many ways. NoSQL discussions that focus on availability and scalability highlight ACID issues but not really SQL. The key-value systems can be built many ways and relational databases as a back end is a serious contender. Read more.
Matt Ingenthron (Couchbase, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
With contemporary web applications, data is never isolated to one store. Memcached has long been a partner to MySQL; now Membase, a persistent, replicated, clustered memcached-protocol-compatible datastore is used alongside MySQL for simple, fast key-value access. This session will dispel the idea of needing to choose between SQL or NoSQL, showing how you can be both rich and fast. Read more.
Location: Ballroom D
Moderated by: Erin O'Neill and Mike Tougeron
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Mike Tougeron and Erin O'Neill co-wrangle the San Francisco MySQL Meetup taking it from an average of 10 attendees to 65. They'll lay out the 4 main keys to making their meetup a success. Read more.
Location: Ballroom B
Moderated by: Jakub Vrána
NotORM for databases is like SimpleXML for XML. It is so fast that it often performs better than native queries. Read more.
Drizzle
Location: Ballroom A
Andrew Hutchings (Hewlett-Packard)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
A guide to migrating your database and application from MySQL to Drizzle at every layer, from schemas to connections and application modifications. Read more.
Antony Curtis (Blizzard Entertainment)
Antony shows the OQGRAPH engine in MariaDB 5.2, allowing you to deal with graphs (networks) for social networking, hierarchies and other complex structures, all in plain clean SQL. Read more.
NoSQL
Location: Ballroom A
Cory Zue (Dimagi)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
People talk about NoSQL in the context of distributed cloud-based web applications, but what if your application needs to be deployed throughout rural Africa, with limited computer resources, intermittent power, and above all, extremely unreliable internet? This talk discusses the features of CouchDB that make it uniquely suited for developing world health applications. Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom EFGH
Please note: This and all other keynotes will be live streamed and recorded.
Jeremy Cole (Twitter)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 6 ratings)
Keynote by Jeremy Cole, DBA Team Lead and MySQL Architect, Twitter. Read more.
  • EnterpriseDB
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Clustrix
  • Continuent
  • Facebook
  • HTI Consultoria e Tecnologia
  • Monty Program
  • Percona
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • SkySQL
  • Xeround

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