Schedule: Tutorial sessions

Below are the confirmed 3 hour tutorials scheduled for the O'Reilly MySQL Conference & Expo 2011 (schedule subject to change). Please note: there is an additional fee required to attend tutorials at the conference.

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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.
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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.
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Location: Ballroom E
Giuseppe Maxia (Continuent)
Average rating: ****.
(4.80, 5 ratings)
MySQL replication is the backbone of web scalability principles. This tutorial tells you how to go beyond the basics, to using MySQL replication more productively, by combining existing techniques and adopting new ones. After covering the basics, we will explore failover techniques, several performance boosting tricks, and emerging technologies that you can adopt in house and in the cloud. Read more.
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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.
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Location: Ballroom H
Max Mether (SkySQL Ab), Joffrey Michaie (SkySQL Ab), Johan Andersson (Severalnines)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
This Cluster Tutorial guides DBAs and other mere mortals into the world of MySQL Cluster. At the end of the session you will have started your own cluster on your laptop and be able to administer and manage it as needed. You will also be able to create and install new clusters at ease. More advanced topics such as performance tuning and common pitfalls and best practices will also be showcased. Read more.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Location: Ballroom G
Peter Zaitsev (Percona Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 7 ratings)
This talk is about Innodb and XtraDB architecture with focus on architecture aspects important for performance optimization. We will also look into tuning Innodb settings as well as designing database schema and application to take advantage of architecture. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom H
Robert Hodges (Continuent.com), Edward Archibald (Continuent)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
MySQL replication deprivation is a common condition that occurs when you encounter problems built-in MySQL replication cannot solve. Do you need automatic master promotion, ability to replicate to PostgreSQL or Oracle, multi-master/multi-source replication, parallel slave apply, or built-in consistency checking? Read more.
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