Schedule: Business and Case Studies sessions

Location: Ballroom E Level: Intermediate
Christophe Bisciglia (Cloudera, Inc), Aaron Kimball (Cloudera, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)
Recently, there has been a lot of buzz around MapReduce, and the Apache Hadoop project. Even more recently, we have seen proprietary SQL database systems add support for MapReduce. This is great for data, but lacks advantages of open source. In this tutorial, we will provide both background knowledge and the practical experience necessary to combine these models to get more out of your data. Read more.
Location: Ballroom E Level: Novice
Phil Hildebrand (thePlatform), Ryan Thiessen (Facebook)
Have a look at how Big Fish Games and thePlatform are using MySQL Enterprise Monitor 2.0 now to help tune and troubleshoot their applications. Read more.
Location: Ballroom B Level: Intermediate
John Powell (eMapSite)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 3 ratings)
The presentation will discuss the loading and indexing of spatial data, but will concentrate on the spatial functions available for further analysis in MySQL. Specific business cases will be used to illustrate these functions, such as the real-time monitoring of boats in offshore windfarm construction. A Java front-end will be used to support the claim that Java plus Mysql equals traditional GIS Read more.
Location: Ballroom D Level: Intermediate
Peter Volk (DDEngine)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
With the increase complexity of software architecture and database design the amount of data stored in databases systems grows rapidly. Additionally, data security and international regulatory laws require that data changes are audited and restorable to any point of time. The revision engine implements automated auditing of data transparently as a storage engine. Read more.
Location: Ballroom F Level: Intermediate
Roland Bouman (XCDSQL Solutions / Strukton Rail), Matt Casters (Pentaho)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Lately there's been a lot of talk about MySQL-based business intelligence and datawarehousing. But what does it all really mean? What's behind the BI/OLAP/ETL alphabet soup, and what in heavens name are star schemas, facts and dimensions? Using the Sakila sample database as material, this session will explain what data warehouses are, what problems they solve, and how they are designed and built. Read more.
Location: Ballroom D Level: Intermediate
Michael McFadden (
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Any application with frequent polling and extensive archiving needs has run into the situation of ‘too much data’. Tables become huge and unsearchable, performance goes down, and over time the cost to store this data adds up. This session covers data smoothing techniques including SQL query side solutions that reduce resolution for data archival storage for more efficient application performance. Read more.
Location: Ballroom G Level: Intermediate
Vidur Apparao (LiveOps, Inc.), Stephen O'Sullivan (LiveOps, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
A case study of the evolution of MySQL usage, as a company moved from a scrappy startup - with the goals of finding a cheap, quick, and simple database solution - to a mature enterprise - with high availability and horizontal scalability as key requirements. Read more.
Location: Ballroom D Level: Intermediate
Bob Burgess (Radian6 Technologies)
Recently faced with the problem of an ordinary table growing too large to back up or maintain, we designed a MySQL-Proxy-based storage cluster which seamlessly integrates with the rest of the database and offers redundancy, cluster-member failure protection, load balancing, and information lifecycle management (data age-out) capabilities. Read more.
Location: Ballroom D Level: Novice
Geert Vanderkelen (Sun Microsystems)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Innovation happens everywhere; MySQL drives innovation within support to serve customers better. Considered one of the best, we'll show off how MySQL Support works around the clock, around the globe. This talk could be useful for startups trying to build services for their customers and community. We'll show the tools we are using and how support engineers communicate internally with each other. Read more.
Location: Ballroom C Level: Novice
Christopher Lavigne (Breadboard BI, Inc.)
Based on a real-world case study from a comprehensive market intelligence product - developed for by Breadboard BI, Inc - this 45 minute presentation describes a multi-source, enterprise data warehouse developed on a 100% open source stack - MySQL 5.1 (with partitioning), Pentaho Business Intelligence Suite, Linux OS. Read more.
Location: Ballroom E Level: Intermediate
Sveta Smirnova (Sun), Morgan Tocker (Percona, Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 4 ratings)
In the daily work of MySQL Support Engineers, alongside genuine problems, there are some that are plain mistakes. These mistakes can become forum questions, or bug reports, or finally Support issues. Even the most advanced users make terrible mistakes that become interesting support case stories. This presentation is a collection of those. Read more.
Location: Ballroom A Level: Intermediate
Frank Mashraqi (Opportunities)
Average rating: **...
(2.50, 2 ratings)
memcached usage is growing like wild fire and most major Web 2.0 websites depend heavily on it. In this session, we will explore several advanced memcached and MySQL use cases. Come see how some of the top destinations online are using memcached to scale their applications, offload load from databases and decrease their application response time. Read more.
Location: Ballroom G Level: Novice
Ryusuke Kajiyama (Sun Microsystems / MySQL)
Learn why MySQL was chosen as core database in mission critical system for fund managers of financial firms. In this mission critical financial system, in which database manages more than 1TB and handles over 200 concurrent transactions per second, all operations of front office team are managed including positions, executions and capital management. Read more.

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  • 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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