The O’Reilly MySQL Conference & Expo

Apr 19, 2011 160 Comments by


Four Days of Unlimited Opportunities for Database World

written by Lidia Thompson

The O’Reilly MySQL Conference & Expo, returned April 11-14, 2011 to the Hyatt Santa Clara in Santa Clara, California. The dynamic and exciting four days of the conference spreads the latest and best knowledge on MySQL and related technologies to the global open source community. The attendees had an opportunity to take advantage of meeting face to face with a group of engineers who are working with MySQL, sharing ideas and networking with developers and experts.  Despite the uncertainty about MySQL’s future, leaders from across the database world recognized that this is also a time of opportunity.

Conference facts and figures…

  • Inspirational keynote presentations delivered by Brian Aker, CTO of Data Differential; Ed Boyajian, CEO of Enterprise DB; Jeremy Cole, DBA Team Lead, MySQL Architect of Twitter;  Marten Mickos, CEO of Eucalyptus Systems; Bruce Momjian, Postgres Community Leader of Enterprice DB; Mike Olson, CEO of Cloudera; Baron Schwartz, Chief Performance Architect of Percona Inc. ; Tomas Ulin, VP, MySQL Engineering of Oracle; Michael Widenius, CEO of Monty Program Ab and Duleepa Wijayawardhana, CEO of Empire Avenue. Presenters described the future of software and the evolution of open source in the enterprise and beyond
  • More than 120 sessions encompassing a wide range of skill levels
  • Multiple tracks that explore the entire MySQL ecosystem, including Architecture and Technology, Business and Case Studies, Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence, and more
  • In-depth tutorials to help develop technical skills and learn new tricks
  • An Expo Hall featuring dozens of the latest tools and products from third party vendors
  • A DotOrg Pavilion within the Expo Hall, showcasing community projects at the forefront of MySQL innovation

Unlimited Opportunities…

  • Learn how to optimize the performance of MySQL
  • Get detailed insight into new MySQL, Drizzle, and MariaDB features
  • Develop skills for scale-out using Java, PHP, Python, Perl, Ruby and .NET
  • Delve into new techniques around Stored Procedures, Partitioning, HA Clustering, Triggers, and Views
  • Learn Administration and Security Best Practices
  • Hear real world experiences implementing MySQL projects
  • Discover best practices for using MySQL in a range of architectures including Web, Cluster, Enterprise Data Warehouse, Embedded applications, and more
  • Learn how the Ecosystem surrounding MySQL fits into Web 2.0 architecture and emerging web technologies, like the cloud
  • Migrate from proprietary databases to MySQL

Exhibitors Team…

Enterprise DB, Amazon web services, Clustrix, Continuent, Facebook, HTI Consultoria e Tecnologia, Monty Program, Percona, Rackspace Hosting, Schooner MySQL, Sky SQL Ab, Xeround, 10gen, Blackray,, Drizzle, LinkedIn, Metric Insights, O’Reilly, phpMyAdmin, PostgreSQL, R1Soft, ScaleDB, Tokutek, Virident, Zmanda.





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