MySQL Embedded: Getting Started with libmysqld

Architecture and Technology, ISV/OEM
Location: Ballroom C Level: Intermediate

MySQL deeply Embedded, libmysqld, is a powerful tool to build deeply embedded applications. This talk will describe in some detail how libmysqld works and how it differs from “normal” MySQL Client / Server development. Topics covered includes:

  • Short introduction to the MySQL C API.
  • MySQL Embedded, libmysqld, architecture.
  • Libmysqld limitations.
  • Compiling and linking with libmysqld. How to and why is it different?
  • Libmysqld specific API functions and how to use them.
  • Demo of a small sample application.
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Anders Karlsson

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Anders Karlsson is a Sales Engineer with MySQL in Scandinavia and BeNeLux, based in Sweden, a position he has held for 4 years. Anders specializes in SQL standards, database performance, GIS support and High Availability.
Besides his job as a Sales Engineer, Anders also runs several websites in his spare time, supporting swedish blues and rock bands, keeping track of the Swedish blues scene and documents festivals and gigs in pictures and by sound recordings.

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