Personal schedule for Chris Conlon

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Tutorial
Location: Ballroom D
Average rating: ****.
(4.60, 15 ratings)
Choosing right Hardware components, configuring them properly, and optimizing Linux settings are very important for MySQL and other database server deployments. But they are frequently overlooked. Learning best practices will certainly improve performance and stability. Do you want to learn these best practices? This three-hour tutorial is for you. Read more.
Tutorial
Location: Ballroom G
Peter Zaitsev (Percona Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)
This is updated and revised version of tutorial done at MySQL Conference 2010 Read more.
Tutorial
Location: Ballroom B
Max Mether (SkySQL Ab)
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 1 rating)
Learn everything there is to know about being a MySQL DBA in 1 day. this full day tutorial will teach you all the most important topics of being a MySQL DBA. At the same time it will prepare you for the MySQL DBA certification. Topics included in the tutorial are: Storage Engines, Backups, Server Architecture, Resource Usage, Optimisation, Security, Replication, Monitoring & Troubleshooting etc. Read more.
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.
John Smiley (Amazon.com)
Average rating: **...
(2.14, 7 ratings)
Amazon engineers share experiences managing a large fleet of MySQL databases. Read more.
Drizzle
Location: Ballroom F
Tags: drizzle
Andrew Hutchings (Hewlett-Packard)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
Drizzle was originally forked from MySQL in 2008 and has since gone through many changes. It is now very different from its MySQL cousin, so this talk is aimed to help anyone new to Drizzle get to grips with it from both a DBA and an application developer point of view. Read more.
Jay Janssen (Percona, Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.57, 7 ratings)
In the midst of many attempts to "solve" the RDBMS high availability problems, the vast majority of Yahoo sites are still using plain old boring MySQL replication to accomplish HA. This talk will cover the principles of this architecture, it's advantages and disadvantages, as well what we see as needed for future HA advances. It's old-school, it's crude, but somehow it solves most HA problems. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Corey Donohoe (GitHub)
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 3 ratings)
GitHub's history with MySQL and what we've built off of it. 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.
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.
Business and Case Studies, Drizzle
Location: Ballroom C
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Ubuntu has always been focused on leadership as a development platform for Free Software. Drizzle has always been focused on being flexible and integration friendly. The Ubuntu Server Team has teamed up with the Drizzle Development team to get Drizzle working on Ubuntu, and show developers how easy it is to port their apps to use Drizzle. As of Ubuntu 11.04, Drizzle will be included in Ubuntu. 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.
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.
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.
Moshe Shadmon (ScaleDB)
ScaleDB is a pluggable storage engine for MySQL. It turns MySQL into an enterprise-class, highly-available, clustered database that scales dynamically in a public and private cloud. 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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