Schedule: Web 2.0, Ajax, and Emerging Technologies sessions

Location: Ballroom B Level: Intermediate
Boris Burtin (Zimbra Inc.)
Enterprise email is broken. From managing metadata to the inefficiency of multiple message storage, IT administrators have long bemoaned the task of implementing a scalable, affordable, reliable messaging architecture. Zimbra and MySQL’s combined expertise has altered the way administrators control their email servers through the development of a more effective back end for messaging architecture. Read more.
Location: Ballroom A Level: Novice
Arun Gupta (Amazon Web Services)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 4 ratings)
Many of the characteristics that make MySQL so successful also apply to GlassFish and NetBeans. This talk will demonstrate how MySQL, GlassFish, and NetBeans can be used together to create quick and powerful web applications. It shares tips to boost web application development when using all of them together. 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 C Level: Expert
Frank Mashraqi (Opportunities)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 6 ratings)
The combination of MySQL and Hadoop opens up new doors for innovation that weren't possible before. Hadoop allows for Massive Parallel Processing but falls short of offering the speed, features and advantages of a relational database such as MySQL. For data intensive startups with massive data processing requirements, a combination of Hadoop and MySQL may be the best solution. Read more.
Location: Ballroom B Level: Expert
Chuck Bell (Oracle), Mats Kindahl (Oracle)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 3 ratings)
Do you like to tinker? Would you like to see how MySQL? If you’d like to get your hands dirty (or watch others work their developer magic), stop by this session and learn how to take a simple desktop system running MySQL into a fully functional time based backup system that you can connect to any server and get up to the minute recovery capability. Read more.
Location: Ballroom D Level: Intermediate
Trond Norbye (Sun Microsystems)
memcached is a key ingredient in any major Web 2.0 site to offload the database by handling the read-load. The introduction of Flash memory and SSD in commodity hardware, opens new possibilities for a hybrid cache with a better price/performance. 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 F Level: Novice
MC Brown (Sun Microsystems)
The Dojo toolkit is a popular AJAX-based platform for building interactive web applications. This session will provide information on how to build some basic applications using a combination of Dojo and MySQL. The applications will be built from base principles to fully working system,showing both the interactive and database components. Read more.
Location: Ballroom A Level: Intermediate
Blythe Dunham (Spongecell)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Although the popular Ruby on Rails framework is known for its ability to quickly build web applications, getting the most favorable performance out of the standard database, MySQL, takes a little bit of effort. This session will cover simple techniques and tricks for optimizing the interaction of the Rails ActiveRecord for MySql. 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 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.

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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