MySQL Conference & Expo 2011 Keynotes

Brian Aker

Brian Aker, HPFellow

Brian has spent his life working on the details of how to build and scale out
systems. He is currently working on a new MicroKernel designed MySQL
called Drizzle and is building the plumbing required for a new generation of
large scale computer deployment. He also spends time working on Apache
Modules, Memcached, and Gearman.

In the past, he has been involved with projects for the Army Engineer Corps, The VirtualHospital, Splunk, MySQL, Slashdot, and was a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems. He calls Seattle his home since that is where his dog Rosalynd is.

10:00am Wednesday, 04/13/2011
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.
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Location: Ballroom EFGH
Ed Boyajian

Ed Boyajian, EnterpriseDBPresident & CEO

Before joining EnterpriseDB, Ed spent six years at Red Hat®, Inc., the world’s leading open source solutions provider, most recently serving as vice president and general manager of North America. Before that, he was vice president of Red Hat’s global OEM business, responsible for all partnerships, including HP®, IBM®, and Dell®. During his time at Red Hat, Ed was instrumental in developing the foundational methods for selling open source software into the enterprise.

Prior to Red Hat, Ed held executive sales and marketing positions at ArsDigita, an early leader in open source software for building database-backed community websites (acquired by Red Hat) and ServiceSoft (now Kana). Ed is a former U.S. Army Captain, and earned his MBA from Harvard Business School and his... Read More.

9:40am Tuesday, 04/12/2011
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.
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Location: Ballroom EFGH
Jeremy Cole

Jeremy Cole, TwitterDBA Team Lead, MySQL Architect

Jeremy Cole is the DBA Team Lead and MySQL Architect at Twitter.

3:50pm Thursday, 04/14/2011
Keynote by Jeremy Cole, DBA Team Lead and MySQL Architect, Twitter.
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Location: Ballroom EFGH
Mårten Mickos

Mårten Mickos, Eucalyptus SystemsCEO

Marten Mickos is CEO of Eucalyptus Systems, the company behind the
Eucalyptus open source cloud platform. Previously Marten was CEO of
MySQL AB for seven years and led the Database Group at Sun
Microsystems.

Mickos holds a M.Sc. in technical physics from Helsinki University of
Technology. He is a recipient of the Audemars Piguet “Changing Times
Award: European Entrepreneur of the Year 2006” and the Nokia
Foundation Award.

Marten’s tweets can be followed at http://www.twitter.com/martenmickos

9:30am Wednesday, 04/13/2011
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?
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Location: Ballroom EFGH
Presentation: Data in the Cloud Presentation [PPTX]
Bruce Momjian

Bruce Momjian, EnterpriseDBPostgres Community Leader

Bruce Momjian is a co-founder of the PostgreSQL Global Development Group, and has worked on PostgreSQL since 1996. He is the author of PostgreSQL: Introduction and Concepts, published by Addison-Wesley. Bruce is employed by EnterpriseDB. Previously, he was employed by SRA Japan and Great Bridge LLC, both PostgreSQL support companies. He has spoken at many international open-source conferences. Prior to his involvement with PostgreSQL, Bruce worked as a consultant, developing custom database applications for some of the world’s largest law firms. As an academic, Bruce was a high school computer science teacher for five years, holds a Masters in Education, and is currently an adjunct professor at Drexel University.

9:40am Tuesday, 04/12/2011
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.
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Location: Ballroom EFGH
Mike Olson

Mike Olson, ClouderaCSO and Chairman

Mike (@mikeolson) co-founded Cloudera in 2008 and served as its CEO until 2013 when he took on his current role of chief strategy officer (CSO.) As CSO, Mike is responsible for Cloudera’s product strategy, open source leadership, engineering alignment and direct engagement with customers. Prior to Cloudera Mike was CEO of Sleepycat Software, makers of Berkeley DB, the open source embedded database engine. Mike spent two years at Oracle Corporation as vice president for Embedded Technologies after Oracle’s acquisition of Sleepycat in 2006. Prior to joining Sleepycat, Mike held technical and business positions at database vendors Britton Lee, Illustra Information Technologies and Informix Software. Mike has a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.

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9:30am Thursday, 04/14/2011
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.
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Location: Ballroom EFGH
Baron Schwartz

Baron Schwartz, VividCortexCEO

Baron Schwartz is the Chief Performance Architect at Percona. He is the lead author of High Performance MySQL, and creator of Maatkit.

9:00am Thursday, 04/14/2011
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.
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Location: Ballroom EFGH
Tomas Ulin

Tomas Ulin, OracleVP, MySQL Engineering

Tomas Ulin has been working with the MySQL Database team since 2003, and is currently employed by Oracle, based in Sweden. He is Vice President for the MySQL Engineering team, responsible for the development of the MySQL related software products within Oracle, such as the MySQL Server, MySQL Cluster, MySQL Workbench and MySQL Enterprise Monitor. Prior to working with MySQL he has a background in the telecom industry, working for the Swedish telecom operator Telia and Telecom vendor Ericsson. He has a Masters degree in Computer Science and Applied Physics from Case Western Reserve University and a PhD in Computer Science from the Royal Institute of Technology.

9:00am Tuesday, 04/12/2011
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.
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Location: Ballroom EFGH
Michael Widenius

Michael Widenius, Monty Program AbCEO

Founder of MySQL AB.
Original author & architect of the MySQL server.
Founder and CEO of Monty Program Ab and creator of MariaDB. Founder of the Open Database Alliance.

9:00am Wednesday, 04/13/2011
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.
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Location: Ballroom EFGH
Presentation: State of MariaDB Presentation [PDF]

Duleepa Wijayawardhana, Empire AvenueCEO

9:00am Tuesday, 04/12/2011
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.
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Location: Ballroom EFGH
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