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Tutorial
Location: Ballroom C
Josh Berkus (PostgreSQL Experts, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
Want to really scale PostgreSQL using the new binary replication? Learn how to set up hot standby, streaming replication, failover, non-persistant databases and cloning to scale PostgreSQL 9 for reads. Read more.
Tutorial
Location: Ballroom D
Justin Swanhart (Percona), Ryan Lowe (Percona), Baron Schwartz (VividCortex)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 8 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.
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.
Location: Ballroom EFGH
David Axmark (Me, MySelf and I), Michael Widenius (Monty Program Ab)
Average rating: ***..
(3.83, 6 ratings)
Join us for the annual MySQL Awards, as we recognize excellence in Community Contributor, MySQL Application, and Corporate Contributor categories. Read more.
Replication and Scale-Out
Location: Ballroom B
Lars Thalmann (Oracle), Alex Roedling (Oracle)
Average rating: ****.
(4.60, 5 ratings)
The developers behind MySQL Replication describe the new features. After a quick review of what MySQL 5.5 brings, focus turns to the features that are coming after MySQL 5.5. Read more.
Architecture and Technology
Location: Ballroom E
Ryan Thiessen (Facebook)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 9 ratings)
Getting sharding right is crucial for achieving high scale with MySQL on commodity hardware like we do at Facebook. We will overview sharding best practices, and show some examples of both successful and unsuccessful methods at sharding MySQL. Read more.
Products and Services
Location: Ballroom H
John Busch (Schooner Information Technology)
Average rating: **...
(2.25, 4 ratings)
We present innovative technology developed to achieve industry-leading availability coupled with industry-leading performance for MySQL/InnoDB. Downtime is reduced by over 90% with tightly integrated, fully synchronous replication. Highly-optimized thread, lock, DRAM, and flash algorithms maximize performance.We present the technology, demonstrate management simplicity, and show benchmark results. Read more.
Peter Zaitsev (Percona Inc)
Average rating: **...
(2.86, 7 ratings)
It takes a lot to deliver consistent high performance for your MySQL powered system. In this presentation we'll look at defining Performance Goals, understanding Architecture Scalability and performing Capacity Planing. Read more.
Tags: dba, scale_out
Average rating: ***..
(3.57, 7 ratings)
In this session, I will talk about tough DBA tasks - how to automate failover under non-trivial crash situations (i.e. promoting one of slaves to new master), and about how to eliminate downtime for difficult maintenance tasks (i.e sharding). If you have spent too much time for these tasks, this session will help your DBA life easier. Read more.
Mikey Dickerson (Federal Government | United States Digital Services Team)
Average rating: **...
(2.86, 7 ratings)
Google engineers talk about the long fight against the specter of data drift. Starting from historical FUD about data drift, Google SREs will discuss design and implementation of a solution to detect data drift on any slave without downtime, and lessons learned from deployment and running in a world with detection. Read more.
Steve Francis (LogicMonitor)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 6 ratings)
This talk will cover some of the less common linux tuning options, and how they can benefit MySQL performance, and benchmark results showing real impacts (or lack thereof) of tuning. Read more.
Vadim Tkachenko (Percona Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 5 ratings)
Are you considering how to use SSD disks with MySQL? Should you even use them? Will they make your database faster? They are still expensive, so how can you get the most out of them? This is the talk for you Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom EFGH
Please note: This and all other keynotes will be live streamed and recorded.
Michael Widenius (Monty Program Ab)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 12 ratings)
Monty, the co-founder of MySQL and now project lead of MariaDB, discusses what MariaDB is all about. MariaDB is now 2 years old, and has made 2 releases in 2010. He’ll also present an overview of the future of this community developed branch of the MySQL database. Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom EFGH
Please note: This and all other keynotes will be live streamed and recorded.
Mårten Mickos (Eucalyptus Systems)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 9 ratings)
Elasticity is a key characteristic of public, private and hybrid clouds. Virtual machines can be spun up and spun down at a moment's notice. But how do databases behave in clouds? Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom EFGH
Please note: This and all other keynotes will be live streamed and recorded.
Brian Aker (HP)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 12 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.
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.
Tags: dba
Baron Schwartz (VividCortex)
Average rating: ***..
(3.88, 8 ratings)
This talk is a guided tour of Aspersa, a toolkit that spun off from the popular Maatkit tools. It includes tools such as an I/O profiler, a bottleneck analysis tool, and tools to quickly summarize a system's configuration and status. Read more.
Robert Hodges (Continuent.com)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
Site failures can blow your business out of the water unless you have a disaster recovery site already setup, tested, and ready to go. This talk presents a cookbook approach for setting up and managing MySQL DR. Standard architectures, failover procedures, and failback are covered. Finally, we talk about how to test it all so you know it works. Read more.
Venu Anuganti (ScaleIN)
Average rating: *....
(1.00, 1 rating)
This is a DBA or Data Architect perspective session which covers designing MySQL as data warehouse solution to handle tera bytes of data which compromises OLTP, ETL, OLAP and reporting Read more.
Kevin Knapp (Facebook)
Average rating: ***..
(3.80, 5 ratings)
A real-world example of how re-sharding and table partitioning cut load data times in Facebook's analytics infrastructure from greater than 24 hours to less than 5 minutes. Read more.
Tags: sharding
Gwen Shapira (Pythian)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 4 ratings)
Sharding is a pain. Anyone who says differently is trying to sell you something. Gwen Shapira will share stories from her 13 years of sharding experience: Learn how you can have less-painful sharded architecture using your favorite relational database. Read more.
Location: Ballroom EFGH
Brian Aker (HP)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 2 ratings)
If you had five minutes on stage what would you say? What if you only got 20 slides and they rotated automatically after 15 seconds? Would you pitch a project? Launch a web site? Teach a hack? We’ll find out this year at Ignite MySQLconf. Ignite MySQLconf will happen on Wednesday, April 13 at 7:00pm. The call for Ignite MySQLconf talk proposals now closed. Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom EFGH
Please note: This and all other keynotes will be live streamed and recorded.
Baron Schwartz (VividCortex)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 13 ratings)
The last few years have brought technological and market shifts that have disrupted open-source databases. These include cloud computing, solid-state storage, non-SQL databases, and MySQL's acquisition. In this keynote presentation, Baron Schwartz will discuss the new reality that faces open-source database users and developers. Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom EFGH
Please note: This and all other keynotes will be live streamed and recorded.
Mike Olson (Cloudera)
Average rating: ***..
(3.83, 12 ratings)
The meteoric growth of MySQL through the 1990s and 2000s were marked by some big in the enterprise database market -- a willingness to adopt open source software for critical business applications, and the emergence of a new class of database-backed web applications that needed a simpler, cheaper and more flexible storage model than the established vendors provided. Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom EFGH
Please note: This and all other keynotes will be live streamed and recorded.
Average rating: ****.
(4.55, 11 ratings)
If you missed Ignite MySQLconf on Wednesday evening, come check out the Best of Ignite - several fun, high-energy “speed presentations” given by people like you. Read more.
Sarah Novotny (NGINX)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
MySQL's replication system has been a core feature often touted for scaling (sort of) and redundancy (sort of). I'll describe a client's extensive use of MySQL replication (they have more than 200 MySQL instances replicating to one another) as a reference for the many uses and misuses of replication. Read more.
Seppo Jaakola (Codership), Alexey Yurchenko (Codership)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
Aside from traditional master-slave setup used mostly for HA and read scale-out, there is an established history of attempts at multi-master replication with MySQL. In this presentation we will look at what multi-master replication can do for us and compare different approaches of doing it. Read more.
Replication and Scale-Out
Location: Ballroom A
Daniel Peek (Facebook)
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 ratings)
MySQL replication has been a critical part of scaling Facebook's storage infrastructure.  However, it brings with it the fear of divergent replicas.  This session discusses a new tool that detects divergences, identifies inconsistent data, and helps repairs defects.   Read more.
Justin Swanhart (Percona), Ryan Lowe (Percona)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)
This talk describes using summary tables to improve application performance. It focuses on Flexviews, an open source toolkit based on MySQL stored procedures. Flexviews maintains summary tables and supports joins and aggregation. I'll show at a high level how Flexviews works and how it can be used to improve application performance. Examples will be provided for both OLTP and OLAP workloads. 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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