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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 Inc)
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.
Peter Zaitsev (Percona Inc)
Average rating: ***..
(3.60, 5 ratings)
MySQL Performance Schema is a new performance analyzes tool in MySQL 5.5, learn how to use it for Performance Optimization tasks. Read more.
Zardosht Kasheff (Tokutek)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)
We present some simple rules to understand effective indexing techniques without requiring an understanding of the underlying data structures that store the data. Read more.
Products and Services
Location: Ballroom G
Robin Schumacher (EnterpriseDB), Bruce Momjian (EnterpriseDB)
Average rating: *....
(1.00, 1 rating)
PostgreSQL has much to offer today’s developers who has been charged with creating applications for Web, embedded, data warehousing, OLTP, geo-spatial, and other environments. Developers will find many flexible options at their disposal with PostgreSQL no matter what language or IDE they choose to use. Read more.
PostgreSQL
Location: Ballroom E
Bruce Momjian (EnterpriseDB)
Average rating: **...
(2.50, 2 ratings)
This talk explores the ways attackers with no authorized database access can steal Postgres passwords, see database queries and results, and even intercept database sessions and return false data. Postgres supports features to eliminate all of these threats, but administrators must understand the attack vulnerabilities to protect against them. Read more.
Tags: dba, security, ssl
Chris Conlon (yaSSL)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 4 ratings)
Security is becoming more important than ever, and as such, it should be a high concern for MySQL users. In this session we will cover important MySQL security practices, with a focus on configuring and using SSL with MySQL. Although sometimes overlooked, data in transit is vulnerable and should be secured. The use of SSL/TLS provides us with a tool to help protect peace of mind and data security. Read more.
PostgreSQL
Location: Ballroom E
Tags: postgresql
Robert Haas (EnterpriseDB)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
PostgreSQL is highly customizable, but which settings are most important and what values are most appropriate for a typical installation? This talk will explain the basics of how to configure PostgreSQL for reliability and good performance. Read more.
Location: Exhibit Hall A
Average rating: ****.
(4.40, 5 ratings)
Visit the exhibitors, mingle with other attendees, and enjoy great refreshments and drinks at the evening reception. Read more.
Event
Location: Lobby Bar
Join fellow MySQL Conference & Expo participants at this fun and exciting event. Come together, meet each other face to face, and discuss things in real time over a drink at the bar at this year's MySQL CE Meetup. 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.
Tags: mysql, cluster, ndb
Bernhard Ocklin (Oracle Svenska AB), Rob Young (Oracle/MySQL )
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
This session will introduce you to new MySQL Cluster features, its performance in benchmarks, and shows how major mobile phone and web companies build highly available real time solutions based on MySQL Cluster. Sometimes even with SQL. Read more.
Business and Case Studies, PostgreSQL
Location: Ballroom E
Selena Deckelmann (PostgreSQL)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Size can creep up on you. Some day you may wake up to a multi-terabyte Postgres system handling over 3000 tps staring you down. Learn the best ways to manage these systems as they grow, and find out what new features in 9.0 have made life easier for administrators and application developers working with big data. Read more.
Tags: dba
Baron Schwartz (VividCortex Inc)
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.
Architecture and Technology
Location: Ballroom B
Ronald Bradford (EffectiveMySQL)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 5 ratings)
Learn the right techniques to maximize your investment in MySQL by knowing the best practices for DBAs and Developers. Understand what subtle differences between MySQL and other RDBMS products are essential to understand in order to maximize the benefits and strengths of MySQL. We will be covering areas including the minimum MySQL configuration,ideal SQL, MySQL security and schema optimizations. Read more.
Andy Parsons (Obikosh.com)
As CTO of Outside.in, and in my new stealth company, I've seen my share of challenging scenarios keeping a very busy PostgreSQL-based startup online and responsive during tremendous growth. EC2 + PostgreSQL + PostGIS + no downtime. Others can probably learn from my battle scars! Read more.
Architecture and Technology
Location: Ballroom B
Ronald Bradford (EffectiveMySQL)
Average rating: ***..
(3.60, 5 ratings)
Too much for just one session, in Part 2 we continue with learning the right techniques to maximize your investment in MySQL by knowing the best practices for DBAs and Developers. Get ahead of finding and addressing architecture and performance by doing it right the first time. 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.
Selena Deckelmann (PostgreSQL)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Taking lessons from the PostgreSQL community, and recent experience with the growing communities around the forks of MySQL, this talk will lead business owners, project managers and developers through best practices for connecting to and being successful working with open source database developers. Read more.
Greg Smith (2ndQuadrant US)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 6 ratings)
While databases are increasingly being distributed across multiple nodes, the performance of every node still matters--especially if you're considering virtualized or cloud deployments that have their own specific trade-offs. Memory performance scaling as core count changes, all aspects of disk performance, and using sysbench to benchmark both MySQL and PostgreSQL are all topics covered here. Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom EFGH
Please note: This and all other keynotes will be live streamed and recorded.
Baron Schwartz (VividCortex Inc)
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.
Inaam Rana (Oracle), John Russell (Oracle Corporation)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 8 ratings)
InnoDB becomes the default storage engine in MySQL 5.5. At this session, you will learn the current state of InnoDB and the latest enhancements to the InnoDB storage engine in MySQL 5.5; plus how InnoDB works. Read more.
Ivan Zoratti (SkySQL)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
MySQL Cluster (NDB) is one of the most interesting storage engines. Oracle promotes NDB as the perfect solution for high volume transactions in high availability. On the other hand, many famous users are reluctant in migrating applications to NDB. This session will help in understanding in practical terms when it makes sense to use NDB and when it is better to stay with or use InnoDB. Read more.
Baron Schwartz (VividCortex Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.14, 7 ratings)
This talk shows you how to gather the correct data for performance forecasting and capacity planning. You will learn how to apply mathematical models to the data, and get meaningful answers that are likely to resemble reality. 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.
Peter Zaitsev (Percona Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
Learn best practices in Upgrading MySQL from one Major version to another as well as tools helping to implement these best practices 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.
Location: Ballroom Foyer
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 3 ratings)
Join us in Exhibit Hall A immediately following the general sessions to celebrate four fantastic days of MySQL Conference & Expo. Take the opportunity to network one last time at this closing event, enjoy some ice cream and other tasty refreshments. 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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