Schedule: PHP and MySQL sessions

Location: Ballroom E Level: Novice
Adam Donnison (Sun Microsystems)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 3 ratings)
There is a lot of buzz about Memcached and MySQL 5.1 and what it can do for your website. But how exactly do you go about setting it all up and write your code to make use of memcached? In this session, Adam Donnison will take you step by step through implementing memcached using real world examples in PHP from the website infrastructure. Read more.
Location: Ballroom C Level: Intermediate
Eric Day (craigslist)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
What is libdrizzle? A complete client library rewrite for the Drizzle project. Why is this interesting for MySQL users? It supports the MySQL protocol and provides a non-blocking I/O interface. This session will demonstrate the power of connection pooling and how to run parallel queries to decrease overall processing time. PHP examples will be used, but other languages will be very similar. Read more.
Location: Ballroom D Level: Intermediate
Roland Bouman (XCDSQL Solutions / Strukton Rail)
Average rating: **...
(2.40, 5 ratings)
Gears is a Google OSS project to extend common web browsers (FF, IE, Chrome), providing Ajax webdevs with features such as an embedded SQL database and support for long-running background processes. This talk describes in detail how to create browser-based applications that use this local, embedded relational database, and how to synchronize this local database to a central MySQL server. Read more.
Location: Ballroom E Level: Intermediate
Don Beesing (Alion Science and Technology)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
Long the domain of ArcSDE, Oracle, and other proprietary database back ends, MySQL can compete as a reliable open-source database solution in the rapidly expanding world of Web Mapping Services (WMS). This presentation will demonstrate the utility and flexibility of MySQL's geo-spatial features and how these can be combined with other technologies to publish data into open WMS standards. 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.
Location: Ballroom G Level: Novice
Justin Bolter (Sun Microsystems, Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 6 ratings)
In this session we will build a PHP+MySQL application in NetBeans that uses the Twitter API to find and graph a "meme" in Twitter. Read more.
Location: Ballroom B Level: Intermediate
Barry Leslie (PrimeBase Technologies)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
This talk will be on making use of the new BLOB Streaming: 'C' and PHP APIs to enable the efficient storage and retrieval of BLOB data from any table regardless of the engine behind it. 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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