mysqlnd: How the PHP/MySQL Stack Got Better

Andrey Hristov (SUN Microsystems)
Location: Ballroom C
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)

In this session I will show why mysqlnd is better than libmysql, in the PHP world.
There will be quick introduction to the MySQL client/server protocol. Which later will be used to present some of the advanced ideas present in mysqlnd.
Then I will move onto presenting different aspects of mysqlnd which make it superior equal or superior to libmysql:
- performance
- better resources utilization
- bug-fixing cycle
- others
- the way ahead

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Andrey Hristov

SUN Microsystems

I was born in Sofia, Bulgaria in 1980. I graduated both at Technical University-Sofia, Bulgaria with MSc in Computer Engineering, and University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart, Germany with MSc in Software Technology.

I started programming at age of 12, playing with Pascal. My professional carreer started when I was 20. I started at a Web 1.0 oriented company doing development using PHP/MySQL, and later C.

I joined MySQL AB in 2005 after I did my master thesis, Temporal Triggers for MySQL, during my internship at MySQL. I have been involved in QA, Event scheduler implementation (my thesis) which will be available in 5.1, Server bug-fixing and since 2 years part of the connectors team.

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