Andrew Hutchings

Andrew Hutchings
Principal Software Engineer, Hewlett-Packard


Andrew Hutchings is a Software Developer on the Drizzle project at Rackspace and co-author of the book MySQL 5.1 Plugins Development. Before joining Rackspace he was a Senior MySQL Support Engineer for Oracle Corporation specialising in MySQL Cluster and C/C++ APIs.


Location: Ballroom A
Sergei Golubchik (MariaDB), Andrew Hutchings (Hewlett-Packard)
Average rating: *....
(1.75, 4 ratings)
MySQL Plugins - first introduced in 5.1 - are server extensions that can be loaded into the running MySQL on the fly, without restart. This tutorial will teach what tasks can be solved with plugins, what a plugin consists of, and how to write a plugin that helps with your specific problem. Basic C/C++ and MySQL knowledge is expected, but no deep familiarity with either is required. Read more.
Location: Ballroom F
Tags: drizzle
Andrew Hutchings (Hewlett-Packard)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
Drizzle was originally forked from MySQL in 2008 and has since gone through many changes. It is now very different from its MySQL cousin, so this talk is aimed to help anyone new to Drizzle get to grips with it from both a DBA and an application developer point of view. Read more.
Location: Ballroom A
Andrew Hutchings (Hewlett-Packard)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
A guide to migrating your database and application from MySQL to Drizzle at every layer, from schemas to connections and application modifications. Read more.
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