Personal schedule for Alex Reid

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Location: Ballroom E
Karen Padir (Sun Microsystems, MySQL & Software Infrastructure group)
Average rating: ***..
(3.65, 20 ratings)
In the annual State of MySQL keynote, Karen Padir, Vice President for MySQL & Software Infrastructure at Sun Microsystems discusses the current and future role of MySQL in the modern online world. The presentation also covers the broader role MySQL plays at Sun, the role open source is playing for users and customers all over the planet, and what the visions for the future are. Read more.
Location: Ballroom E
Mark Callaghan (Facebook)
Average rating: ***..
(3.58, 19 ratings)
The inside story of MySQL use at Google, and how this performant database is scaled. Read more.
Giuseppe Maxia (Continuent), Andrey Hristov (SUN Microsystems)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
One of MySQL 5.1 main features is the event scheduler, a portable way of executing SQL commands at given times or at scheduled intervals. Using the event scheduler you can organize your work regardless of the operating system you work with. This session presents the basics of the event scheduler, common tasks, tips and tricks. Read more.
Products & Services
Location: Ballroom G
Ken Jacobs (Oracle / Innobase), Heikki Tuuri (Innobase / Oracle Corp.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 10 ratings)
InnoDB has always had unique features to maximize performance and protect the integrity of your data. As hardware has evolved, InnoDB has been enhanced to take full advantage of modern multi-core, large memory platforms. Come learn about the special design features of InnoDB and the performance- and reliability-enhancing features recently introduced in the InnoDB Plugin. Read more.
Kevin Lewis (Sun Microsystems), Ann Harrison
Average rating: **...
(2.50, 2 ratings)
The Falcon Storage Engine is designed to take advantage of multi-core computers. It is reaching GA at a time when computer performance is being increased mostly by adding more cores. Falcon's unique characteristics will be explained and contrasted with InnoDB and other MySQL storage engines. Read more.
Kay Roepke (Sun Microsystems)
Average rating: **...
(2.40, 10 ratings)
Advanced uses of MySQL Proxy require a deeper understanding of queries running through Proxy than tokenization can offer. Using a parser and supplementary infrastructure makes accurate query rewriting possible to do sharding, better error messages or accomodating legacy applications. We will look at how to implement these features and demonstrates how it can be used in other applications, too. Read more.
Jan Kneschke (MySQL)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 6 ratings)
Binlogs are essential for the MySQL Replication. MySQL Proxy can unleash the full power of binlogs: filtering, rewriting, splitting and merging. Read more.
Sergey Petrunia (MySQL)
Average rating: **...
(2.75, 4 ratings)
This is a query optimization troubleshooting roadmap, presented by one of the MySQL optimizer developers. First, we'll give an overview of available query execution strategies and how they are (or aren't) shown in the EXPLAIN output. Second, we'll show how one can find out what the optimizer got wrong. Third, we'll discuss what means one can use to make the optimizer pick the right query plan. Read more.
Location: Exhibit Hall A
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Visit the exhibitors, mingle with other attendees, and enjoy great refreshments and drinks at the evening reception. Read more.
Architecture and Technology
Location: Ballroom F
Robin Schumacher (Sun/MySQL), Rob Young (Oracle/MySQL )
Average rating: **...
(2.75, 4 ratings)
This presentation provides a look into the future of the entire MySQL product line - the MySQL Server, MySQL Enterprise, and Management Tools with an update also being given on community and partner storage engines, high-availability solutions, data warehousing offerings, and much more. Read more.
Eric Day (craigslist)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
What is libdrizzle? A complete client library rewrite for the Drizzle project. Why is this interesting for MySQL users? It supports the MySQL protocol and provides a non-blocking I/O interface. This session will demonstrate the power of connection pooling and how to run parallel queries to decrease overall processing time. PHP examples will be used, but other languages will be very similar. Read more.
Michael Widenius (Monty Program Ab)
Average rating: ***..
(3.25, 4 ratings)
The talk will describe the goals and design of Maria, the new transactional storage engine for MySQL. It will cover the goals of Maria Storage Engine, overall design, on-disk data formats, Multi-Version Concurrency Control in Maria, BLOB handling, row locking and lock escalation, roadmap (current and future). Read more.
Peter Zaitsev (Percona LLC)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 4 ratings)
Have you ever had Innodb database corrupted or have deleted data accidentally and want it back ? This session will go through various approaches you can use to get most of your data back using MySQL build in features as well as third party open source tool. Read more.
LAMP, Migration
Location: Ballroom A
Antony Curtis (Blizzard Entertainment)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
Perl stored procedures provide greater flexibility than the standard SQL stored procedures. For many users, they can provide performance and connectivity which is not available from the built in SQL implementation, where many users have to resort to writing UDFs. Read more.
Bob Burgess (Radian6 Technologies)
Recently faced with the problem of an ordinary table growing too large to back up or maintain, we designed a MySQL-Proxy-based storage cluster which seamlessly integrates with the rest of the database and offers redundancy, cluster-member failure protection, load balancing, and information lifecycle management (data age-out) capabilities. Read more.
Location: Santa Clara Ballroom
Sun Microsystems, Jaspersoft and Infobright are pleased to invite you to join us at our cocktail reception. Don’t worry, there won’t be a formal presentation; this is just a great chance to network with your colleagues, learn more and have fun! Read more.
Location: Ballroom E
Don MacAskill (SmugMug)
Average rating: ***..
(3.70, 10 ratings)
A story of scaling, in today's world - using modern technologies like ZFS, OpenStorage, MySQL, and more, running one of the world's most popular photo sharing sites - SmugMug. Read more.
Location: Ballroom E
Mark Madsen (Third Nature)
Average rating: **...
(2.57, 7 ratings)
There has been a lack of substantive data about the state of open source in the business intelligence and data warehousing market. In this session noted industry analyst Mark Madsen will present the results of his recent market research on adoption profiles and characteristics for open source BI/DW.   Read more.
Location: Ballroom E
Andreas von Bechtolsheim (Sun Microsystems Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 8 ratings)
Coming Soon! Read more.
Replication and Scale-Out
Location: Ballroom F
Mats Kindahl (Oracle), Lars Thalmann (Oracle)
Average rating: ***..
(3.40, 5 ratings)
See the replication developers give you a fast-paced session of some of the more interesting, useful, and odd ticks available for the intermediate to advanced replication user. Read more.
Robert Krzykawski (Marin Software), Anders Karlsson (Recorded Future)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
MySQL is a great DBMS with a vast feature set. It is lightweight and easy to use "out of the box". What it lacks is a good High-Availability (HA) solution though. There are different approaches to create a HA environment - Depending on software setup and application preferences. This talk will cover everything from pros and cons of different solutions to real world experiences. Read more.
Chuck Bell (Oracle), Lars Thalmann (Oracle), Mats Kindahl (Oracle)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
Do you use replication? Would you like to improve your data protection and recovery capabilities? If you do, chances are you would also like to improve your ability to recover from failures faster. In this session, we will show you how you can use backup to enhance your replication capabilities. Read more.
Barry Leslie (PrimeBase Technologies)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
This talk will be on making use of the new BLOB Streaming: 'C' and PHP APIs to enable the efficient storage and retrieval of BLOB data from any table regardless of the engine behind it. Read more.

Co-presented By:

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  • Kickfire
  • Virident
  • Infobright, Inc
  • JasperSoft
  • Intel
  • Advanced Micro Devices
  • BIRT Exchange by Actuate
  • Calpont
  • Canonical
  • Continuent
  • Dolphin Interconnect Solutions
  • Facebook
  • HiT Software, Inc.
  • IBM
  • iDashboards
  • Oracle
  • Pentaho
  • R1Soft
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • SQLstream
  • Ticketmaster
  • Zmanda, Inc.
  • Linux Journal

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