Geert Vanderkelen

Geert Vanderkelen
MySQL Senior Support Engineer, Sun Microsystems


Geert Vanderkelen is a member of the MySQL Support Team at Sun Microsystems. He is based in Germany and has worked for MySQL AB since April, 2005.

Before joining MySQL he worked as developer, DBA and SysAdmin for various companies in Belgium and Germany.

Today Geert specializes in MySQL Cluster and works together with colleagues around the world to ensure continued support for both customers and community. He’s also the maintainer of Sun’s MySQL Connector/Python.


MySQL Cluster and High Availability, Tutorial
Location: Ballroom A Level: Novice
Andrew Morgan (Oracle), Geert Vanderkelen (Sun Microsystems), Andrew Hutchings (Hewlett-Packard)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 6 ratings)
This tutorial aims to guide normal MySQL users and DBAs into the world of MySQL Cluster. From installing and configuring to creating your first clustered table and finally node failure handling. At the end of the session you'll will be the proud owner of a full blown, tiny MySQL Cluster which you can show off at work. Read more.
General, MySQL Cluster and High Availability
Location: Ballroom B Level: Novice
Geert Vanderkelen (Sun Microsystems)
Average rating: ****.
(4.75, 4 ratings)
Lets unleash MySQL Cluster information on people by starting with the very basics! This talk will give you an idea on what great tool MySQL Cluster and how it can help you reach high availability. We'll show you how it works without going to much in the technical details. Showing off where it make sense to deploy, and stress points where you should not use Cluster (yet). Read more.
Geert Vanderkelen (Sun Microsystems)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
This talk will give an overview of how to connect to MySQL and which drivers are available today under Python v2.x, and tomorrow's Python v3.x. We'll dive into MySQLdb, its strong history, its present. We'll go over OurSQL and various other community projects, as well as Sun Microsystems' MySQL Connector/Python (mainted by the speaker). Read more.
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