Schedule: Cloud Computing 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 D Level: Intermediate
Thorsten von Eicken (RightScale, Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)
Launching MySQL databases in "The Cloud" can make a DBA's dreams come true. While it is relatively easy to set up special-purpose replicas or scale out on demand -- it is not as easy as it looks! RightScale, the leader in cloud computing management,has already launched thousands of MySQL clusters in the cloud and can help attendees understand the tradeoffs and tricks it takes to do it right. Read more.
Location: Ballroom E Level: Expert
Dathan Pattishall (Rockyou)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Sharding is all the rage now a days, this presentation explains in detail how implements Sharding to support over 100 million users across various global social networks. More then 3.4 Billion queries per day are done on this new architecture all using mySQL as a common backend. Read more.
Location: Ballroom B Level: Intermediate
Kazuho Oku (DeNA)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 4 ratings)
Q4M ( is a high-performance message queue that works as a pluggable storage engine of MySQL, used by Mixi (Japan's largest SNS provider) and Cybozu Labs (for running Pathtraq, one of the nation's largest web access stats service), etc. The presentation will cover from the design principles of Q4M, to how it is used to modularize, stabilize, and extend the web services. Read more.
Location: Ballroom D Level: Intermediate
Matt Casters (Pentaho)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
This presentation explores what cloud computing means beyond being a buzz-word and touches upon the various scenarios where MySQL and Pentaho Data Integration (Kettle) can be deployed on a large number of hosts to process data in parallel. Read more.
Location: Ballroom D Level: Intermediate
Mark Callaghan (Facebook)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 3 ratings)
Amazon EC2 is a new platform on which to run MySQL. This session evaluates the performance possible on the variety of hardware configurations available with EC2. Read more.
Location: Ballroom A Level: Intermediate
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 4 ratings)
Every database conference has to have some sort of loon standing up telling everyone that the main thing everyone has that ties them all together is total crap. This time, I'd like that loon to be me! So bring rotten fruits to throw. Read more.
Location: Ballroom C Level: Intermediate
Eric Day (craigslist), Brian Aker (HP)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)
Come learn the fundamentals of how to leverage Gearman, the open-source, distributed job queuing system. Gearman can help in building scalable MySQL-backed applications or use through a user-defined function. Gearman’s generic design allows it to be used as a building block for a wide variety of applications, from farming out image processing to building your own Map/Reduce implementation. Read more.
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.
Location: Ballroom B Level: Intermediate
Patrick Galbraith (Hewlett Packard)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
The memcached Functions for MySQL are User Defined Functions (UDFs) that give you the power to interact with both MySQL and memcached in one place, giving you the ability to have read-through or write-through caching using a number of tricks, all without having to have caching logic in the application. Learn from Patrick Galbraith how to take advantage of these great new UDFs! Read more.
Location: Ballroom C Level: Intermediate
MC Brown (Sun Microsystems)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
You can run MySQL on a standard server, but there can be benefits to running MySQL within a virtualized environment. You can take advantage of the isolation it provides, or the performance gains possible by running multiple MySQL instances on one large server. This session will show you the benefits and potential issues of running MySQL in a virtualized environment. 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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