Stewart Smith

Stewart Smith
Director of Server Development, Percona

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Stewart Smith works for Sun as a Senior Software Engineer. He spent the past four years working on MySQL Cluster and has a deep and has recently moved to working full time on Drizzle after spending four years working on MySQL Cluster. He’s often found writing free software, speaking at conferences, at 38,000ft, in the kitchen and on the jiu jitsu mat (not all at the same time though).


MySQL Cluster and High Availability, Tutorial
Location: Ballroom C Level: Intermediate
Stewart Smith (Percona)
Average rating: ****.
(4.29, 7 ratings)
A hands-on MySQL Cluster tutorial. We'll be using the latest MySQL Cluster version and we'll be installing and using it on your laptop. All hands on, so you really learn (it's not just a long talk). Read more.
.NET/Windows, MySQL Cluster and High Availability
Location: Ballroom E Level: Intermediate
Stewart Smith (Percona)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
With MySQL Cluster 6.4, we introduce support for the Microsoft Windows platform. This session covers: introduction to MySQL Cluster, getting started with Cluster on Windows and differences between Linux and Windows versions. Read more.
Cloud Computing, Storage Engine Development and Optimization
Location: Ballroom A Level: Expert
Stewart Smith (Percona)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
How does the database server use memory? Where? What are the scaling implications of how we allocate, use and free memory in the database server? Can we scale to many CPU cores effectively? Do alternate malloc libraries really help? Why? What does MySQL do? What does Drizzle do (and what have we changed?). These questions (and more) will be answered in this session. Read more.

Co-presented By:

O'Reilly Media MySQL/Sun Microsystems
  • Kickfire
  • Virident
  • Infobright, Inc
  • JasperSoft
  • Intel
  • Advanced Micro Devices
  • BIRT Exchange by Actuate
  • Calpont
  • Canonical
  • Continuent
  • Dolphin Interconnect Solutions
  • Facebook
  • HiT Software, Inc.
  • IBM
  • iDashboards
  • Oracle
  • Pentaho
  • R1Soft
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • SQLstream
  • Ticketmaster
  • Zmanda, Inc.
  • Linux Journal

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