Introduction to Data Modeling with MySQL Workbench

This is your opportunity to become a database schema design expert! Sun/MySQL trainers will host daily workshop with a limited number of seats during the MySQL Users Conference. Make sure to put down your reservation as soon as possible not to miss the opportunity to attend this free workshop. Please see for more information.

The training will cover the following points and much more.

  • Database Schema Design
    • Get familiar with common concepts of database schema design
    • Learn to avoid typical mistakes (do-s & don’t-s)
    • Tricks how to resolve typical problems
    • Performance-tune your schemata
  • MySQL Workbench
    • Get introduced to MySQL Workbench
    • Learn how to use MySQL Workbench in real world scenarios
    • Make use of add-ons
    • Check out the MySQL Workbench Standard Edition
    • Learn about the MySQL Workbench roadmap
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Michael G. Zinner

Sun Microsystems

Michael G. Zinner joined MySQL AB in October 2003, now leading the Developer Tools Team of the Sun Database Group. His team is responsible for the development of MySQL Workbench, a visual database design application. Prior to joining Sun Microsystems and MySQL AB, Mike was developing database related GUI tools, including a highly acknowledged DBDesigner 4 project.

Max Mether


Max Mether is one of MySQL AB’s trainers in Europe, and is also responsible for the new MySQL Cluster training course materials.

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Mike Hillyer

Message Systems

Mike Hillyer has been involved with the MySQL community for over six years, two of those spent as a Technical Writer for MySQL AB. He’s spoken at every MySQL User Conference since the first conference in 2003, on subjects ranging from VB6 development with MySQL to Managing Data Hierarchies.

Until recently he was a resident MySQL Expert for Techtarget’s site.

He is one of the top ranked MySQL experts at Experts-Exchange, a site for providing advice to fellow developers.

He currently works as an Engineer for Message Systems, a division of OmniTI Computer Consulting.

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Mike Hillyer
04/18/2009 12:56pm PDT

The tutorial and the workshops will feature the same content, the tutorial’s longer format allows us to inject more demonstrations and more hands-on time. The three daily workshops will be the same.

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04/18/2009 2:03am PDT

If I’m registred for one of the free daily workshops (4/23). Would it be a duplicate to attend this tutorial? Are the free daily workshops 21-23 exactly the same? There is another tutorial (how to understand how MySQL works by understanding Metadata) I want to attend at the same time. Any advise?

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