Schedule

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

Ballroom A
Add A Tour of External Language Stored Procedures for MySQL to your personal schedule
11:55am Sessions
A Tour of External Language Stored Procedures for MySQL Antony Curtis (MySQL), Eric Herman (MySQL)
Add Scaling MySQL and Java in High Write Throughput Environments to your personal schedule
2:00pm Sessions
Scaling MySQL and Java in High Write Throughput Environments Kevin Burton (Spinn3r), Jonathan Moore (Tailrank/spinn3r)
Add Deadly Sins Using MySQL and PHP to your personal schedule
2:50pm Sessions
Deadly Sins Using MySQL and PHP Arjen Lentz (Open Query)
Ballroom B
Add Stored Routines: Tips, Tricks, and Solutions to your personal schedule
10:50am Sessions
Stored Routines: Tips, Tricks, and Solutions Alexander Nozdrin (Oracle (MySQL division)), George Trujillo (MySQL )
Add Database Security Using White-Hat Google Hacking to your personal schedule
11:55am Sessions
Database Security Using White-Hat Google Hacking Sheeri K. Cabral (Mozilla Foundation)
Add Top 20 DB Design Tips Every Architect Needs to Know  to your personal schedule
2:00pm Sessions
Top 20 DB Design Tips Every Architect Needs to Know Ronald Bradford (EffectiveMySQL)
Add OSS Impact on the SaaS Industry to your personal schedule
2:50pm Sessions
OSS Impact on the SaaS Industry Gregg Kitaeff (LogicWorks), John Rowell (OpSource, Inc.), Bruce T. Guptill (Saugatuck Technology), Uday Shanmugam (Relationals)
Ballroom C
Add Future Design Hurdles to Tackle in the MySQL Server to your personal schedule
10:50am Sessions
Future Design Hurdles to Tackle in the MySQL Server Michael Widenius (Monty Program Ab), Jay Pipes (Rackspace Cloud)
Add Sphinx: High Performance Full Text Search for MySQL to your personal schedule
11:55am Sphinx: High Performance Full Text Search for MySQL Andrew Aksyonoff (Sphinx Technologies), Peter Zaitsev (Percona LLC)
Add High Availability MySQL with DRBD and Heartbeat: MTV Japan Mobile Services to your personal schedule
2:50pm High Availability MySQL with DRBD and Heartbeat: MTV Japan Mobile Services Patrick Bolduan (MTV Networks Japan KK), Yoshinori Matsunobu (DeNA)
Ballroom D
Add Horizontal Scaling with HiveDB to your personal schedule
10:50am Sessions
Horizontal Scaling with HiveDB Britt Crawford (Cafepress.com), Justin McCarthy (CafePress.com)
Add Helping InnoDB Scale on Servers with Many CPU Cores and Disks to your personal schedule
11:55am Sessions
Helping InnoDB Scale on Servers with Many CPU Cores and Disks Mark Callaghan (Facebook)
Ballroom G
Add Inside the PBXT Storage Engine to your personal schedule
10:50am Sessions
Inside the PBXT Storage Engine Paul McCullagh (PrimeBase Technologies GmbH)
Add DBSlayer: A Simpler Way to Proxy to your personal schedule
2:00pm Sessions
DBSlayer: A Simpler Way to Proxy Derek Gottfrid (The New York Times)
Add The Power of Lucene to your personal schedule
2:50pm Sessions
The Power of Lucene Frank Mashraqi (Opportunities)
Ballroom H
Add Scaling out MySQL: Hardware Today and Tomorrow to your personal schedule
10:50am Sessions
Scaling out MySQL: Hardware Today and Tomorrow Jeremy Cole (Twitter), Eric Bergen (Proven Scaling LLC)
Add MySQL Hidden Treasures to your personal schedule
11:55am Sessions
MySQL Hidden Treasures Damien Seguy (Nexen Services)
Add Cross Platform .NET Development with Mono and MySQL to your personal schedule
2:00pm Sessions
Cross Platform .NET Development with Mono and MySQL Joseph Hill (Novell), Joe Audette (Source Tree Solutions, LLC)
Add Geo Distance Search with MySQL to your personal schedule
2:50pm Geo Distance Search with MySQL Alexander Rubin (MySQL)
Ballroom E
Add Who is the Dick on My Site? to your personal schedule
8:30am Announcements & Keynote
Room: Ballroom E
Who is the Dick on My Site? Dick Hardt (Sxip Identity Corporation)
Add A Match Made in Heaven? The Social Graph and the Database to your personal schedule
9:15am Keynote
Room: Ballroom E
A Match Made in Heaven? The Social Graph and the Database Jeff Rothschild (Facebook.com)
Add Radically Simple Backup & Recovery for Live MySQL to your personal schedule
10:00am Keynote
Room: Ballroom E
Radically Simple Backup & Recovery for Live MySQL Chander Kant (Zmanda)
Add Just-In-Time Scalability: Agile Methods to Support Massive Growth to your personal schedule
10:50am Sessions
Just-In-Time Scalability: Agile Methods to Support Massive Growth Eric Ries (Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers), Chris Hondl (IMVU)
Add What MySQL Can Learn from PostgreSQL to your personal schedule
11:55am Sessions
What MySQL Can Learn from PostgreSQL Joshua Drake (Command Prompt, Inc.)
Add Scaling Heavy Concurrent Writes In Real Time to your personal schedule
2:00pm Sessions
Scaling Heavy Concurrent Writes In Real Time Dathan Pattishall (Rockyou)
Add Addressing Challenges of Data Warehousing - a Panel Discussion to your personal schedule
2:50pm Addressing Challenges of Data Warehousing - a Panel Discussion Robin Schumacher (Sun/MySQL), Brian Miezejewski (MySQL), Charles Hooper (Pro Relational Systems), Paul Whittington (NitroSecurity, Inc.), Raj Cherabuddi (Kickfire), Victoria Eastwood (InfoBright Inc. )
Add The Science and Fiction of Petascale Analytics to your personal schedule
3:50pm Closing Keynote
Room: Ballroom E
The Science and Fiction of Petascale Analytics Jacek Becla (Stanford Linear Accelerator Center)
Add Farewell Closing Reception to your personal schedule
4:35pm Farewell Reception
Room: Ballroom E
Farewell Closing Reception
Ballroom Foyer
Add MySQL Career Fair to your personal schedule
10:00am Open Source Career Fair
MySQL Career Fair
Ballroom F
Add MySQL Proxy, the Friendly Man in the Middle to your personal schedule
10:50am Sessions
MySQL Proxy, the Friendly Man in the Middle Jan Kneschke (MySQL), Jimmy Guerrero (Oracle-MySQL)
Add DTrace and MySQL to your personal schedule
11:55am Sessions
DTrace and MySQL Ben Rockwood (Joyent Inc)
Add The Ticket Department to your personal schedule
2:50pm Sessions
The Ticket Department Marc Taillieu (Roadtrips)
7:30am Continental Breakfast
Room: Mezzanine
10:20am AM Break
Room: Mezzanine
3:35pm PM Break
Room: Mezzanine
12:40pm Lunch
Room: Pool Area
10:50am-11:50am (1h) Architecture and Technology, Business and Case Studies, Performance Tuning and Benchmarks
Optimizing MySQL and InnoDB on Solaris 10 for World's Largest Photo Blogging Community
Frank Mashraqi (Opportunities)
11:55am-12:40pm (45m) Architecture and Technology, Java, Web 2.0, Ajax, and Emerging Technologies
A Tour of External Language Stored Procedures for MySQL
Antony Curtis (MySQL), Eric Herman (MySQL)
2:00pm-2:45pm (45m) Architecture and Technology, Java, Replication and Scale-Out
Scaling MySQL and Java in High Write Throughput Environments
Kevin Burton (Spinn3r), Jonathan Moore (Tailrank/spinn3r)
2:50pm-3:35pm (45m) Performance Tuning and Benchmarks, PHP and MySQL
Deadly Sins Using MySQL and PHP
Arjen Lentz (Open Query)
10:50am-11:50am (1h) Architecture and Technology, General, Security and Database Administration
Stored Routines: Tips, Tricks, and Solutions
Alexander Nozdrin (Oracle (MySQL division)), George Trujillo (MySQL )
11:55am-12:40pm (45m) Security and Database Administration
Database Security Using White-Hat Google Hacking
Sheeri K. Cabral (Mozilla Foundation)
2:00pm-2:45pm (45m) Architecture and Technology, Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence, Security and Database Administration
Top 20 DB Design Tips Every Architect Needs to Know
Ronald Bradford (EffectiveMySQL)
2:50pm-3:35pm (45m) Business and Case Studies, General
OSS Impact on the SaaS Industry
Gregg Kitaeff (LogicWorks), John Rowell (OpSource, Inc.), Bruce T. Guptill (Saugatuck Technology), Uday Shanmugam (Relationals)
10:50am-11:50am (1h) Architecture and Technology
Future Design Hurdles to Tackle in the MySQL Server
Michael Widenius (Monty Program Ab), Jay Pipes (Rackspace Cloud)
11:55am-12:40pm (45m) General
Sphinx: High Performance Full Text Search for MySQL
Andrew Aksyonoff (Sphinx Technologies), Peter Zaitsev (Percona LLC)
2:00pm-2:45pm (45m) Products & Services
System Techniques to Remove I/O Bottlenecks in Large Query Intensive Applications
Joseph Chamdani (Kickfire)
2:50pm-3:35pm (45m) Business and Case Studies, MySQL Cluster and High Availability, Replication and Scale-Out
High Availability MySQL with DRBD and Heartbeat: MTV Japan Mobile Services
Patrick Bolduan (MTV Networks Japan KK), Yoshinori Matsunobu (DeNA)
10:50am-11:50am (1h) Architecture and Technology, General, Java, LAMP, MySQL Cluster and High Availability, Replication and Scale-Out
Horizontal Scaling with HiveDB
Britt Crawford (Cafepress.com), Justin McCarthy (CafePress.com)
11:55am-12:40pm (45m) Performance Tuning and Benchmarks
Helping InnoDB Scale on Servers with Many CPU Cores and Disks
Mark Callaghan (Facebook)
2:00pm-2:45pm (45m) Architecture and Technology, Business and Case Studies, LAMP, Performance Tuning and Benchmarks
10,000 Tables Can’t Be Wrong: Designing a Highly Scalable MySQL Architecture for Write-intensive Applications
Richard Chart (ScienceLogic, LLC)
2:50pm-3:35pm (45m) Architecture and Technology, Java, Replication and Scale-Out
Optimizing MySQL for High Volume Data Logging Applications
Charles Lee (Hyperic, Inc.)
10:50am-11:50am (1h) Storage Engine Development and Optimization
Inside the PBXT Storage Engine
Paul McCullagh (PrimeBase Technologies GmbH)
11:55am-12:40pm (45m) Architecture and Technology, LAMP, PHP and MySQL
Code Generators for MySQL Plugins and User Defined Functions (UDFs)
Hartmut Holzgraefe (MySQL)
2:00pm-2:45pm (45m) Architecture and Technology
DBSlayer: A Simpler Way to Proxy
Derek Gottfrid (The New York Times)
2:50pm-3:35pm (45m) Architecture and Technology, Java, Ruby and MySQL
The Power of Lucene
Frank Mashraqi (Opportunities)
10:50am-11:50am (1h) Architecture and Technology, Performance Tuning and Benchmarks, Replication and Scale-Out
Scaling out MySQL: Hardware Today and Tomorrow
Jeremy Cole (Twitter), Eric Bergen (Proven Scaling LLC)
11:55am-12:40pm (45m)
MySQL Hidden Treasures
Damien Seguy (Nexen Services)
2:00pm-2:45pm (45m) .NET/Windows, Architecture and Technology, LAMP, Web 2.0, Ajax, and Emerging Technologies
Cross Platform .NET Development with Mono and MySQL
Joseph Hill (Novell), Joe Audette (Source Tree Solutions, LLC)
2:50pm-3:35pm (45m) Architecture and Technology
Geo Distance Search with MySQL
Alexander Rubin (MySQL)
8:30am-9:15am (45m) Keynote
Who is the Dick on My Site?
Dick Hardt (Sxip Identity Corporation)
9:15am-10:00am (45m) Keynote
A Match Made in Heaven? The Social Graph and the Database
Jeff Rothschild (Facebook.com)
10:00am-10:20am (20m) Keynote
Radically Simple Backup & Recovery for Live MySQL
Chander Kant (Zmanda)
10:50am-11:50am (1h) Architecture and Technology, Business and Case Studies, Replication and Scale-Out
Just-In-Time Scalability: Agile Methods to Support Massive Growth
Eric Ries (Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers), Chris Hondl (IMVU)
11:55am-12:40pm (45m) Architecture and Technology, General
What MySQL Can Learn from PostgreSQL
Joshua Drake (Command Prompt, Inc.)
2:00pm-2:45pm (45m) Architecture and Technology, Java, Performance Tuning and Benchmarks, PHP and MySQL, Replication and Scale-Out
Scaling Heavy Concurrent Writes In Real Time
Dathan Pattishall (Rockyou)
2:50pm-3:35pm (45m) Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
Addressing Challenges of Data Warehousing - a Panel Discussion
Robin Schumacher (Sun/MySQL), Brian Miezejewski (MySQL), Charles Hooper (Pro Relational Systems), Paul Whittington (NitroSecurity, Inc.), Raj Cherabuddi (Kickfire), Victoria Eastwood (InfoBright Inc. )
3:50pm-4:35pm (45m) Keynote
The Science and Fiction of Petascale Analytics
Jacek Becla (Stanford Linear Accelerator Center)
4:35pm-5:00pm (25m) Event
Farewell Closing Reception
10:00am-3:00pm (5h) Event
MySQL Career Fair
10:50am-11:50am (1h) Architecture and Technology
MySQL Proxy, the Friendly Man in the Middle
Jan Kneschke (MySQL), Jimmy Guerrero (Oracle-MySQL)
11:55am-12:40pm (45m) Performance Tuning and Benchmarks
DTrace and MySQL
Ben Rockwood (Joyent Inc)
2:00pm-2:45pm (45m) Storage Engine Development and Optimization
Scaling with MySQL using Materialized Views and a Shared Everything architecture
Moshe Shadmon (ScaleDB)
2:50pm-3:35pm (45m) .NET/Windows, Business and Case Studies, Migration, Replication and Scale-Out
The Ticket Department
Marc Taillieu (Roadtrips)
7:30am-8:30am (1h)
Break: Continental Breakfast
10:20am-10:50am (30m)
Break: AM Break
3:35pm-3:50pm (15m)
Break: PM Break
12:40pm-2:00pm (1h 20m)
Break: Lunch
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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