Timour Katchaounov
Software engineer, Monty Program AB


Timour is a MySQL optimizer developer since 2004. The main projects he
implemented in the MySQL server are: the greedy optimizer (5.0),
min/max optimization and loose index scan (5.0), subquery
materialization (6.0), and re-engineering of name resolution for
nested joins (5.0).

Before joining MySQL, he received his Ph.D. in database technology from
Uppsala University, Sweden, in the area of query processing for P2P
databases. During his studies he worked as a summer intern at IBM where
he contributed code to the query optimizer of DB2 Information

Currently he is a MariaDB server developer at Monty Program AB, working
on new optimizer features to deliver improved performance and robustness.


Architecture and Technology
Location: Ballroom E Level: Expert
Timour Katchaounov (Monty Program AB)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
One of the key elements of database expertise is understanding how queries are executed. This talk gives a detailed and consistent overview of query execution in MariaDB/MySQL covering both algorithms, code, internal and external representations of query plans. Deeper understanding of this area should benefit both current and future server and storage engine developers, and DBAs. Read more.
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