Andrey Hristov

Andrey Hristov
Software Engineer, SUN Microsystems


I was born in Sofia, Bulgaria in 1980. I graduated both at Technical University-Sofia, Bulgaria with MSc in Computer Engineering, and University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart, Germany with MSc in Software Technology.

I started programming at age of 12, playing with Pascal. My professional carreer started when I was 20. I started at a Web 1.0 oriented company doing development using PHP/MySQL, and later C.

I joined MySQL AB in 2005 after I did my master thesis, Temporal Triggers for MySQL, during my internship at MySQL. I have been involved in QA, Event scheduler implementation (my thesis) which will be available in 5.1, Server bug-fixing and since 2 years part of the connectors team.


Architecture and Technology, Security and Database Administration
Location: Ballroom D Level: Intermediate
Giuseppe Maxia (Continuent), Andrey Hristov (SUN Microsystems)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
One of MySQL 5.1 main features is the event scheduler, a portable way of executing SQL commands at given times or at scheduled intervals. Using the event scheduler you can organize your work regardless of the operating system you work with. This session presents the basics of the event scheduler, common tasks, tips and tricks. Read more.
Architecture and Technology, ISV/OEM
Location: Ballroom F Level: Novice
Andrey Hristov (SUN Microsystems)
This session will present the latest connector developed by SUN - MySQL Connector/C++. Read more.
Location: Ballroom C Level: Intermediate
Andrey Hristov (SUN Microsystems)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
mysqlnd, also known as MySQL native driver for PHP, is the new way of connecting from PHP to MySQL. It's a superior substitute to libmysql. mysqlnd is "native" to PHP, in means that it uses the infrastructure provided by PHP. In this session I will show why mysqlnd is better than libmysql, in the PHP world - performance, better resources utilization, quicker bug-fixing cycle and others. Read more.

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