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Products and Services
Location: Ballroom G Audience level: Novice
In this session, recent query acceleration trends in data warehouse workloads including column stores, disk filtering, hardware acceleration, SSD, MPP and SQL coprocessors will be compared. We’ll describe in detail Kickfire’s dataflow hardware acceleration and provide real-world examples from our enterprise customers. Read more.
Products and Services
Location: Ballroom G Audience level: Novice
David Lutz (Infobright)
Learn how Infobright's columnar analytic database delivers very fast query response against large volumes of data without indexes, data partitioning or other DBA effort. Includes case studies on the leading mobile analytics company who saw query response time reduced from many minutes to just seconds and a large energy company who had data compression of 98% and implemented a data mart in weeks. Read more.
Location: Ballroom EFGH Audience level: Novice
Michael Widenius (Monty Program Ab)
Average rating: **...
(2.73, 22 ratings)
Monty, the co-founder of MySQL and now project lead of MariaDB, discusses what MariaDB is all about. He'll also present an overview of the future of this community developed branch of the MySQL database. Read more.
Location: Ballroom D Audience level: Novice
Sarah Sproehnle (Cloudera, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 11 ratings)
This talk is for developers or administrators who need to make their queries faster. Read more.
Morgan Tocker (Percona, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.38, 8 ratings)
Disks are often credited with being the biggest performance bottleneck to any database system. This session introduces you to Linux diagnostic tools, hardware purchasing options, and how you should be thinking about IO. Read more.
Performance Tuning and Benchmarking
Location: Ballroom A Audience level: Intermediate
Average rating: ***..
(3.43, 7 ratings)
Description: In this session, the speaker will explain some important but not well known indexing topics. Advanced topics such as indexes and lock contentions, how indexes impact MySQL optimizer will be covered. This session is the sequel to "Mastering the Art of Indexing" (, presented at the last MySQL Conference. Read more.
Products and Services
Location: Ballroom H Audience level: Novice
John Weber (Calpont)
InfiniDB is a scalable, column-oriented database purpose-built for data warehousing and analytical workloads. Session attendees will learn how to leverage InfiniDB to build a future-proof information management infrastructure that can continually scale to meet evolving user, data and performance needs. Read more.
Architecture and Technology
Location: Ballroom H Audience level: Intermediate
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
There are many examples and posts on how to use partitioning in MySQL, but little information on when to use it and how to apply it to typical business problems. This talk focusses on when to use partitioning, what type to use, and what are the best practices in using the different types of MySQL partitioning. Read more.
  • Oracle
  • Monty Program
  • Calpont
  • Facebook
  • Gear6
  • Infobright, Inc
  • JasperSoft
  • Joyent
  • Kickfire
  • NorthScale, Inc.
  • Percona
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • Solid Quality Mentors (SolidQ)
  • Intel
  • Pentaho
  • Linux Pro Magazine

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