Schedule

Below are the confirmed and scheduled talks at MySQL Conference & Expo 2008 (schedule subject to change).

Ballroom A
Add Using MySQL's Spatial Extensions with Rails to your personal schedule
10:50am Sessions
Using MySQL's Spatial Extensions with Rails Seth Fitzsimmons (Yahoo! Inc.)
Add Bending MySQL Connector/J to Your Liking to your personal schedule
11:55am Sessions
Bending MySQL Connector/J to Your Liking Mark Matthews (Oracle)
Add MySQL Workbench: Advanced Migration, Schema Maintenance, and Reporting to your personal schedule
2:00pm Sessions
MySQL Workbench: Advanced Migration, Schema Maintenance, and Reporting Michael G. Zinner (Sun Microsystems)
Add An Introduction to BLOB Streaming for MySQL Project to your personal schedule
3:05pm Sessions
An Introduction to BLOB Streaming for MySQL Project Paul McCullagh (PrimeBase Technologies GmbH)
Add MySQL Hacks and Tricks to Make Phorum Fast to your personal schedule
4:25pm Sessions
MySQL Hacks and Tricks to Make Phorum Fast Brian Moon (dealnews.com)
Add ActiveRecord Under the Microscope to your personal schedule
5:15pm ActiveRecord Under the Microscope Jeremy McAnally (Arcturo)
Ballroom B
Add Embedded MySQL Applications to your personal schedule
10:50am Sessions
Embedded MySQL Applications Chuck Bell (Oracle)
Add MySQL in eBay’s Personalization Platform to your personal schedule
11:55am Sessions
MySQL in eBay’s Personalization Platform Chris Kasten (eBay)
Add How to be Normal, a Guide for Developers to your personal schedule
2:00pm Sessions
How to be Normal, a Guide for Developers Mike Hillyer (Message Systems)
Add Astronomy, Petabytes, and MySQL to your personal schedule
3:05pm Sessions
Astronomy, Petabytes, and MySQL Kian-Tat Lim (Stanford Linear Accelerator Center)
Add Help, My Website has been Hacked!  Now What? to your personal schedule
4:25pm Sessions
Help, My Website has been Hacked! Now What? Eli White (php[architect])
Add Performing MySQL Backups Using LVM Snapshots to your personal schedule
5:15pm Performing MySQL Backups Using LVM Snapshots Lenz Grimmer (Sun Microsystems)
Ballroom C
Add MySQL Cluster with Replication for Financial Transactions to your personal schedule
10:50am Sessions
MySQL Cluster with Replication for Financial Transactions Cicero Torteli (Paggo), Mauricio Hermogenes (Paggo), Emerson Suzuki (Paggo)
Add Using User-defined Functions and Aggregates to Speed Up Your Data Warehouse Processing to your personal schedule
3:05pm Sessions
Using User-defined Functions and Aggregates to Speed Up Your Data Warehouse Processing Brian Miezejewski (MySQL), Mark Atwood (Hewlett Packard Enterprise)
Add Using MySQL Cluster in a High Volume Email Environment to your personal schedule
4:25pm Sessions
Using MySQL Cluster in a High Volume Email Environment James Blair (UC Berkeley), Paul Fisher (UC Berkeley)
Add From One Server to a Cluster to your personal schedule
5:15pm From One Server to a Cluster Brian Moon (dealnews.com)
Ballroom D
Add Portable Scale-out Benchmarks for MySQL to your personal schedule
10:50am Sessions
Portable Scale-out Benchmarks for MySQL Robert Hodges (Continuent.com)
Add Applied Partitioning and Scaling Your Database System to your personal schedule
11:55am Sessions
Applied Partitioning and Scaling Your Database System Phil Hildebrand (thePlatform)
Add Integration of Frameworks for Rapid Web Development to your personal schedule
3:05pm Sessions
Integration of Frameworks for Rapid Web Development Markus Popp (MySQL), Duleepa Wijayawardhana (MySQL)
Add Benchmarking and Monitoring: Tools of the Trade (Part I) to your personal schedule
4:25pm Sessions
Benchmarking and Monitoring: Tools of the Trade (Part I) Tom Hanlon (Cloudera)
Ballroom G
Add Database Integrity Protection with MySQL and DRBD to your personal schedule
10:50am Sessions
Database Integrity Protection with MySQL and DRBD Florian Haas (LINBIT Information Technologies GmbH), Philipp Reisner (LINBIT Information Technologies GmbH)
Add Paying It Forward: Harnessing the MySQL Contributory Resources to your personal schedule
11:55am Sessions
Paying It Forward: Harnessing the MySQL Contributory Resources Colin Charles (SkySQL Ab/MariaDB Foundation)
Add Practical Character Sets to your personal schedule
2:00pm Sessions
Practical Character Sets Domas Mituzas (Facebook)
Add Top 5 Considerations While Setting Up Your MySQL Backup to your personal schedule
4:25pm Sessions
Top 5 Considerations While Setting Up Your MySQL Backup Dmitri Joukovski (Zmanda)
Add Deadlocks, Wait Timeouts, and Other Transaction Issues to your personal schedule
5:15pm Deadlocks, Wait Timeouts, and Other Transaction Issues Jess Balint (Sun Microsystems, Inc.)
Ballroom H
Add So Advanced You’ll Think it’s Magic! to your personal schedule
10:50am Sessions
So Advanced You’ll Think it’s Magic! Raj Cherabuddi (Kickfire)
Add MySQL Usage in OBM, the Open Source Groupware and Messaging Solution to your personal schedule
11:55am Sessions
MySQL Usage in OBM, the Open Source Groupware and Messaging Solution Pierre Baudracco (Linagora)
Add Best Practices for Deploying MySQL on the Solaris Platform to your personal schedule
2:00pm Sessions
Best Practices for Deploying MySQL on the Solaris Platform Ritu Kamboj (Sun Microsystems, Inc), Luojia Chen (Sun Microsystems, Inc.)
Add Scaling MySQL to Meet Global Demands for Live Entertainment to your personal schedule
3:05pm Sessions
Scaling MySQL to Meet Global Demands for Live Entertainment Ed Presz (Ticketmaster, Inc.)
4:25pm Sessions
TBC
Add Zmanda Recovery Manager for MySQL to your personal schedule
5:15pm Zmanda Recovery Manager for MySQL Ann Ruckstuhl (Zmanda, Inc.)
Ballroom E
Add Copyright Regime vs. Civil Liberties to your personal schedule
8:30am Announcements & Keynote
Room: Ballroom E
Copyright Regime vs. Civil Liberties Rick Falkvinge (Swedish Pirate Party)
Add Scaling MySQL - Up or Out? to your personal schedule
9:15am Plenary
Room: Ballroom E
Scaling MySQL - Up or Out? Kaj Arnö (SkySQL Ab), John Allspaw (Etsy), Jeff Rothschild (Facebook.com), Monty Taylor (HP), Domas Mituzas (Facebook), Paul Tuckfield (YouTube), Frank Mashraqi (Opportunities)
Add Faster, Greener, Cheaper: Why Every MySQL Database Server Will One Day Have a SQL Chip to your personal schedule
10:00am Plenary
Room: Ballroom E
Faster, Greener, Cheaper: Why Every MySQL Database Server Will One Day Have a SQL Chip Raj Cherabuddi (Kickfire)
Add Grand Tour of the Information Schema and its Applications to your personal schedule
10:50am Sessions
Grand Tour of the Information Schema and its Applications Roland Bouman (XCDSQL Solutions / Strukton Rail)
Add Developing INFORMATION_SCHEMA Plugins to your personal schedule
11:55am Sessions
Developing INFORMATION_SCHEMA Plugins Mark Leith (MySQL)
Add Architecture of Maria: A New Storage Engine with a Transactional Design to your personal schedule
2:00pm Sessions
Architecture of Maria: A New Storage Engine with a Transactional Design Michael Widenius (Monty Program Ab)
Add dbBlender: Integrating MySQL in Blender to your personal schedule
3:05pm Sessions
dbBlender: Integrating MySQL in Blender Nathan Letwory (Blender Foundation)
Add Falcon for InnoDB Users to your personal schedule
4:25pm Sessions
Falcon for InnoDB Users Kevin Lewis (Sun Microsystems), Ann Harrison (MySQL)
Add Wednesday Birds of a Feather Sessions (BoFs) to your personal schedule
7:30pm BoFs
Room: Ballroom Foyer
Wednesday Birds of a Feather Sessions (BoFs)
Ballroom F
Add MySQL Sandbox: Easily Using Multiple Database Servers in Isolation to your personal schedule
10:50am Sessions
MySQL Sandbox: Easily Using Multiple Database Servers in Isolation Giuseppe Maxia (Continuent)
Add Falcon from the Beginning to your personal schedule
11:55am Sessions
Falcon from the Beginning Jim Starkey (MySQL), Ann Harrison (MySQL)
Add MySQL Performance Under a Microscope: The Tobias and Jay Show to your personal schedule
2:00pm Sessions
MySQL Performance Under a Microscope: The Tobias and Jay Show Tobias Asplund (Marin Software), Jay Pipes (Rackspace Cloud)
Add The MySQL Query Cache to your personal schedule
3:05pm Sessions
The MySQL Query Cache Baron Schwartz (VividCortex)
Add Grazr: Lessons Learned Building a Web 2.0 Application Using MySQL to your personal schedule
4:25pm Sessions
Grazr: Lessons Learned Building a Web 2.0 Application Using MySQL Patrick Galbraith (Hewlett Packard), Michael Kowalchik (Grazr Corporation)
Add Extending MySQL to your personal schedule
5:15pm Extending MySQL Brian Aker (MySQL)
Add MySQL Quiz Show to your personal schedule
7:00pm Event
Room: Ballroom F
MySQL Quiz Show
Add Jasper Soft Reception to your personal schedule
5:30pm Evening Events
Room: Bayshore Ballroom
Jasper Soft Reception
7:30am Continental Breakfast
Room: Mezzanine
12:40pm Lunch
Room: Pool Area
10:20am Break
Room: Exhibit Hall
3:50pm PM Break
Room: Exhibit Hall
Add Sun Sponsor Party to your personal schedule
8:30pm Event
Room: Santa Clara Ballroom
Sun Sponsor Party
10:50am-11:50am (1h) Architecture and Technology, Ruby and MySQL, Web 2.0, Ajax, and Emerging Technologies
Using MySQL's Spatial Extensions with Rails
Seth Fitzsimmons (Yahoo! Inc.)
11:55am-12:40pm (45m) Java
Bending MySQL Connector/J to Your Liking
Mark Matthews (Oracle)
2:00pm-3:00pm (1h) Migration, Security and Database Administration
MySQL Workbench: Advanced Migration, Schema Maintenance, and Reporting
Michael G. Zinner (Sun Microsystems)
3:05pm-3:50pm (45m) Java, Storage Engine Development and Optimization
An Introduction to BLOB Streaming for MySQL Project
Paul McCullagh (PrimeBase Technologies GmbH)
4:25pm-5:10pm (45m) Performance Tuning and Benchmarks, PHP and MySQL
MySQL Hacks and Tricks to Make Phorum Fast
Brian Moon (dealnews.com)
5:15pm-6:00pm (45m) Ruby and MySQL
ActiveRecord Under the Microscope
Jeremy McAnally (Arcturo)
10:50am-11:50am (1h) Architecture and Technology, General
Embedded MySQL Applications
Chuck Bell (Oracle)
11:55am-12:40pm (45m) Architecture and Technology, Business and Case Studies, Performance Tuning and Benchmarks, Replication and Scale-Out, Storage Engine Development and Optimization
MySQL in eBay’s Personalization Platform
Chris Kasten (eBay)
2:00pm-3:00pm (1h) General
How to be Normal, a Guide for Developers
Mike Hillyer (Message Systems)
3:05pm-3:50pm (45m) Architecture and Technology, Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence, Replication and Scale-Out, Security and Database Administration
Astronomy, Petabytes, and MySQL
Kian-Tat Lim (Stanford Linear Accelerator Center)
4:25pm-5:10pm (45m) Security and Database Administration
Help, My Website has been Hacked! Now What?
Eli White (php[architect])
5:15pm-6:00pm (45m) Security and Database Administration
Performing MySQL Backups Using LVM Snapshots
Lenz Grimmer (Sun Microsystems)
10:50am-11:50am (1h) Business and Case Studies, MySQL Cluster and High Availability, Replication and Scale-Out
MySQL Cluster with Replication for Financial Transactions
Cicero Torteli (Paggo), Mauricio Hermogenes (Paggo), Emerson Suzuki (Paggo)
11:55am-12:40pm (45m) Architecture and Technology, Performance Tuning and Benchmarks
Web Workloads for Comparing, Testing & Tuning MySQL Performance , SPECjAppServer2004, EAStress & Faban
Tom Daly (Sun Microsystems, Inc.)
2:00pm-3:00pm (1h) Architecture and Technology, Performance Tuning and Benchmarks
Batched Key Access: a Significant Speed-up for Join Queries
Igor Babaev (MySQL)
3:05pm-3:50pm (45m) Architecture and Technology, Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence, Performance Tuning and Benchmarks
Using User-defined Functions and Aggregates to Speed Up Your Data Warehouse Processing
Brian Miezejewski (MySQL), Mark Atwood (Hewlett Packard Enterprise)
4:25pm-5:10pm (45m) Business and Case Studies, LAMP, MySQL Cluster and High Availability
Using MySQL Cluster in a High Volume Email Environment
James Blair (UC Berkeley), Paul Fisher (UC Berkeley)
5:15pm-6:00pm (45m) Architecture and Technology, MySQL Cluster and High Availability, PHP and MySQL, Replication and Scale-Out
From One Server to a Cluster
Brian Moon (dealnews.com)
10:50am-11:50am (1h) Architecture and Technology, Performance Tuning and Benchmarks, Replication and Scale-Out
Portable Scale-out Benchmarks for MySQL
Robert Hodges (Continuent.com)
11:55am-12:40pm (45m) General
Applied Partitioning and Scaling Your Database System
Phil Hildebrand (thePlatform)
2:00pm-3:00pm (1h) Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
Financial Informatics: Startup Low-cost Dataload Challenges and Solutions
Sean Kelly (Stumbleupon.com)
3:05pm-3:50pm (45m) PHP and MySQL
Integration of Frameworks for Rapid Web Development
Markus Popp (MySQL), Duleepa Wijayawardhana (MySQL)
4:25pm-5:10pm (45m) Performance Tuning and Benchmarks
Benchmarking and Monitoring: Tools of the Trade (Part I)
Tom Hanlon (Cloudera)
5:15pm-6:00pm (45m) Performance Tuning and Benchmarks, Security and Database Administration
Benchmarking and Monitoring: Tools of the Trade (Part II)
Tom Hanlon (Cloudera)
10:50am-11:50am (1h) Architecture and Technology, MySQL Cluster and High Availability
Database Integrity Protection with MySQL and DRBD
Florian Haas (LINBIT Information Technologies GmbH), Philipp Reisner (LINBIT Information Technologies GmbH)
11:55am-12:40pm (45m) General
Paying It Forward: Harnessing the MySQL Contributory Resources
Colin Charles (SkySQL Ab/MariaDB Foundation)
2:00pm-3:00pm (1h) General
Practical Character Sets
Domas Mituzas (Facebook)
3:05pm-3:50pm (45m) Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
Creating Interactive OLAP Applications with MySQL Enterprise and Mondrian
Julian Hyde (SQLstream)
4:25pm-5:10pm (45m) Security and Database Administration
Top 5 Considerations While Setting Up Your MySQL Backup
Dmitri Joukovski (Zmanda)
5:15pm-6:00pm (45m) General
Deadlocks, Wait Timeouts, and Other Transaction Issues
Jess Balint (Sun Microsystems, Inc.)
10:50am-11:50am (1h) Products & Services
So Advanced You’ll Think it’s Magic!
Raj Cherabuddi (Kickfire)
11:55am-12:40pm (45m) Products & Services
MySQL Usage in OBM, the Open Source Groupware and Messaging Solution
Pierre Baudracco (Linagora)
2:00pm-3:00pm (1h) Products & Services
Best Practices for Deploying MySQL on the Solaris Platform
Ritu Kamboj (Sun Microsystems, Inc), Luojia Chen (Sun Microsystems, Inc.)
3:05pm-3:50pm (45m) Products & Services
Scaling MySQL to Meet Global Demands for Live Entertainment
Ed Presz (Ticketmaster, Inc.)
4:25pm-5:10pm (45m)
Session: Sessions
To be confirmed
5:15pm-6:00pm (45m) Products & Services
Zmanda Recovery Manager for MySQL
Ann Ruckstuhl (Zmanda, Inc.)
8:30am-9:15am (45m) Keynote
Copyright Regime vs. Civil Liberties
Rick Falkvinge (Swedish Pirate Party)
9:15am-10:00am (45m) Keynote
Scaling MySQL - Up or Out?
Kaj Arnö (SkySQL Ab), John Allspaw (Etsy), Jeff Rothschild (Facebook.com), Monty Taylor (HP), Domas Mituzas (Facebook), Paul Tuckfield (YouTube), Frank Mashraqi (Opportunities)
10:00am-10:20am (20m) Keynote
Faster, Greener, Cheaper: Why Every MySQL Database Server Will One Day Have a SQL Chip
Raj Cherabuddi (Kickfire)
10:50am-11:50am (1h) Architecture and Technology
Grand Tour of the Information Schema and its Applications
Roland Bouman (XCDSQL Solutions / Strukton Rail)
11:55am-12:40pm (45m) General
Developing INFORMATION_SCHEMA Plugins
Mark Leith (MySQL)
2:00pm-3:00pm (1h) Architecture and Technology, Performance Tuning and Benchmarks
Architecture of Maria: A New Storage Engine with a Transactional Design
Michael Widenius (Monty Program Ab)
3:05pm-3:50pm (45m) Architecture and Technology, Web 2.0, Ajax, and Emerging Technologies
dbBlender: Integrating MySQL in Blender
Nathan Letwory (Blender Foundation)
4:25pm-5:10pm (45m) Architecture and Technology, Migration, Storage Engine Development and Optimization
Falcon for InnoDB Users
Kevin Lewis (Sun Microsystems), Ann Harrison (MySQL)
5:15pm-6:00pm (45m) Architecture and Technology, Replication and Scale-Out, Security and Database Administration
Monitoring Scale-out with the MySQL Enterprise Monitor
Andy Bang (MySQL)
7:30pm-10:30pm (3h) Event
Wednesday Birds of a Feather Sessions (BoFs)
10:50am-11:50am (1h) Security and Database Administration
MySQL Sandbox: Easily Using Multiple Database Servers in Isolation
Giuseppe Maxia (Continuent)
11:55am-12:40pm (45m) Architecture and Technology, Migration, Storage Engine Development and Optimization
Falcon from the Beginning
Jim Starkey (MySQL), Ann Harrison (MySQL)
2:00pm-3:00pm (1h) Performance Tuning and Benchmarks
MySQL Performance Under a Microscope: The Tobias and Jay Show
Tobias Asplund (Marin Software), Jay Pipes (Rackspace Cloud)
3:05pm-3:50pm (45m) Architecture and Technology
The MySQL Query Cache
Baron Schwartz (VividCortex)
4:25pm-5:10pm (45m) Web 2.0, Ajax, and Emerging Technologies
Grazr: Lessons Learned Building a Web 2.0 Application Using MySQL
Patrick Galbraith (Hewlett Packard), Michael Kowalchik (Grazr Corporation)
5:15pm-6:00pm (45m) Architecture and Technology
Extending MySQL
Brian Aker (MySQL)
7:00pm-8:30pm (1h 30m) Event
MySQL Quiz Show
5:30pm-7:30pm (2h) Event
Jasper Soft Reception
7:30am-8:30am (1h)
Break: Continental Breakfast
12:40pm-2:00pm (1h 20m)
Break: Lunch
10:20am-10:50am (30m)
Break
3:50pm-4:25pm (35m)
Break: PM Break
8:30pm-10:00pm (1h 30m) Event
Sun Sponsor Party
Sponsors
  • Kickfire
  • Zmanda, Inc.
  • Continuent
  • EDS
  • JasperSoft
  • Sun Microsystems
  • Symantec Anti-Virus Software
  • XAware
  • Data Direct Technologies
  • Dolphin Interconnect Solutions
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Infobright, Inc
  • Linagora
  • Microsoft
  • OpSource
  • Oracle
  • Pentaho
  • R1Soft
  • Red Hat
  • Ticketmaster
  • TechRepublic

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