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Convention Center, Hotel, and Travel Information

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Convention Center Information

Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054

The MySQL Conference & Expo 2009 will be held at The Santa Clara Convention Center, located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Tutorials and sessions will be held in the Grand Ballroom and the Exhibit Hall will be held in Exhibit Hall A at the center.

Just off of US Highway 101, The Santa Clara Convention Center is convenient to the Silicon Valley and the greater Bay Area. The San Jose, San Francisco, and Oakland International Airports are located within minimal driving distance.

Hotel Information

The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara combines luxury and service with a premier location. The hotel's inviting accommodations feature a Grand Bed, high-speed Internet access, deluxe amenities and sweeping views. A selection of inviting restaurants offers a variety of cuisine, from classic American to Sushi. With its unmatched service and ideal location - adjacent to the Convention Center, in the heart of the Silicon Valley and near California's Great America Theme Park - you'll discover why the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara is the premier choice for your next visit.

Make your hotel reservations by phone, call: Central Reservations at 1-800-233-1234.
Hotel Reservations Department at 1-(408)-200-1234
Make your reservations online at Hyatt Regency Santa Clara Reservations.

The cutoff date for room reservations is: March 27, 2009.


Guest Room Rate: $187.00 plus tax

In order to receive the group room rate, you must identify yourself as attending MySQL Conference 2009. Reservations received after the cutoff date of March 27, 2009 or after the room block is sold out (whichever comes first) will be honored on a space-available basis at the prevailing rate of the hotel. All rates are single or double occupancy. All room rates listed above do not include 9.5% local & state tax and District Improvement Fee of $1.00 (subject to change without notice).

Please provide 72 hours notice when canceling your reservations to avoid deposit forfeiture or penalties.

Hotel Address

The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
5101 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Phone: (408) 200-1234
Fax: (408) 980-3990

Getting There

Airport Shuttle Services

Phone: (800) 258-3826

VIP Airport Shuttle
Phone: (408) 885-1800

Public Transportation

There is an Amtrak station in Santa Clara at Tasman Ave. and Lafayette Street, underneath the Tasman Avenue overpass. The Great America Santa Clara stop is on the Capitol Corridor route with service to and from Sacramento. There are three trains daily. 1 (800) USA-RAIL.

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) is a high-speed train serving the greater San Francisco Bay Area and the Oakland International Airport. You can take the Santa Clara County Transit to and from the Fremont BART station. (510) 441-2278.

There are public transportation options available to and from all Bay Area airports at minimal cost. The Great America VTA Light Rail ( stop is directly in front of the hotel and convention center, and provides an easy connection to the San Jose International Airport, Downtown San Jose, Mountain View, and Caltrain. Using Caltrain you can easily connect to San Francisco International Airport, Downtown San Francisco, and BART.

Driving Directions

  • San Jose Int'l Airport - SJC
    Hotel Direction: 9 mi E
    Start out going Northwest on Airport Blvd. towards Terminal C. Turn right onto Airport Pkwy. Turn left onto Guadalupe Pkwy. Take the US-101 N ramp towards San Francisco. Merge onto US-101 N. Take the Great America Pkwy. exit towards Bowers Avenue. Keep right at the fork in the ramp. Merge onto Great America Pkwy. (Approx. 5 miles)
  • San Francisco Int'l Airport - SFO
    Hotel Direction: 15 mi SE
    Take US Highway 101 South towards San Jose. Take the CA-237 East exit towards Alviso/Milpitas. Take the Great America Parkway exit towards Lafayette Street. Turn right onto Great America Parkway. (Approx. 31 miles)
  • Oakland Int'l Airport - OAK
    Hotel Direction: 15 mi W
  • * Start out going Northeast on Airport Drive towards Neil Armstrong Way by turning left. Turn right onto 98th Ave. Merge onto I-880 South towards San Jose. Take the Milpitas/Alviso Rd. exit towards CA-237/Calaveras Blvd. Merge onto CA-237 W. Take the Great America Pkwy ramp towards Lafayette Street. Turn left onto Great America Pkwy. (Approx. 33 miles)


  • Self Parking: Free Self-parking in the hotel parking lot or connecting convention center lot is free.
  • Valet Parking: $5 Per Day, $11 Overnight (subject to change without notice)

Travel Assistance

Vivian V. Russel Travel Services

The official O'Reilly conference travel planner offers one-stop shopping for your air travel and other travel needs in connection with your attendance at MySQL Conference & Expo.

Vivian V. Russell Travel Services
1967 Evelyn Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Phone: (707) 525-0550, Fax: (707) 525-0560
Web site:

Rental Cars


Should you choose to make travel arrangements independently, you may go to the "Hertz Interactive Reservation System" to receive the special O'Reilly discount on rental cars for the conference. Or call Hertz Reservations at 1-800-654-3131 and mention code #01XY0032.

United Airline Discount


Purchase your ticket online at and receive a 5% discount off the lowest applicable fares. After you link to, enter your origin and destination, travel dates. Click on more search options and enter your promotion code number 564MN; then we will display the available flights. There are no fees for booking on line at when you use the special promotion code. Code is case sensitive so please use capital letters. To check schedules and to take advantage of this offer, please visit,

International Attendees

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