Drizzle, Virtualizing and Scaling MySQL for the Future

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Ever wondered what would happen if you could rethink a decade worth of design changes? Drizzle is a redesign of the MySQL server targeted at web development and optimized for Cloud applications. Update yourself on the latest features, and use cases for Drizzle7 and what is in store for the near future.

In the talk we will delve into Drizzle’s multi master support features, replication, and why no group commit is required.

We’ll also explore forecast for Drizzle, a database ? Brian provides an overview of the Drizzle project’s current state as well as what’s ahead.

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Brian Aker

HP

Brian has spent his life working on the details of how to build and scale out
systems. He is currently working on a new MicroKernel designed MySQL
called Drizzle and is building the plumbing required for a new generation of
large scale computer deployment. He also spends time working on Apache
Modules, Memcached, and Gearman.

In the past, he has been involved with projects for the Army Engineer Corps, The VirtualHospital, Splunk, MySQL, Slashdot, and was a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems. He calls Seattle his home since that is where his dog Rosalynd is.

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Sheeri K. Cabral
08/31/2011 8:05am PDT

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