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Sponsors

Diamond Sponsors

  • Dell Inc.
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Red Hat
  • Solid Information Technology
  • Zmanda, Inc.

Platinum Sponsor

  • JasperSoft

Gold Sponsors

  • Actuate Corporation
  • Bakbone Software
  • CodeGear
  • Continuent
  • Dolphin Interconnect Solutions
  • Google
  • Infobright, Inc
  • NitroSecurity
  • Oracle
  • Pentaho
  • Port 25 - Microsoft
  • Rackspace Managed Hosting
  • Sun Microsystems
  • Talend
  • The Pythian Group
  • Ticketmaster
  • Unisys

Sponsorship Opportunities

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User Groups

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Birds of a Feather Sessions

Birds of a Feather (BOF) sessions provide face to face exposure to those interested in the same projects and concepts. BoFs can be organized for individual projects or broader topics (best practices, open data, standards). BoFs are entirely up to you. We post your topic online and onsite and provide the space and time. You provide the engaging topic.

The following BoFs have been scheduled for MySQL

Please check the "Birds of a Feather Sessions" message board located in the Conference Registration Area for up-to-the-minute changes and information.

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Backup and Recovery of MySQL
Paddy Sreenivasan, VP of Engineering and Co-founder, Zmanda, Inc., Zmanda, Inc.
Time: 7:30PM - 9:00PM
Location: Stevens Creek
Track:  Storage Engine Development and Optimization

MySQL Monitoring and Advisory Service Unleashed—Come Make Your Mark!
Rob Young, Senior Product Manager, MySQL Network
Gary Whizin, Director of Engineering, MySQL Enterprise Tools
Time: 7:30PM - 9:00PM
Location: Lafayette
Track:  Security and Database Administration

Using Perl's DBD::mysql
Giuseppe Maxia, QA Developer, MySQL AB
Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location: Lawrence
Track:  General

MySQL Data Warehousing and BI
James Dixon, Senior Architect and Chief Technology (a.k.a. "Chief Geek"), Pentaho Corporation
Roland Bouman, Certification Developer, MySQL A.B.
Matt Casters, Data Integration Architect and Kettle Project Founder, Pentaho
Julian Hyde, OLAP Architect and Mondrian Project Founder, Pentaho
Brian Miezejewski, Principal Consultant, MySQL inc.
Time: 7:30PM - 9:00PM
Location: Camino Real
Track:  Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence

Scalable BLOB Streaming Infrastructure
Paul McCullagh, CTO, SNAP Innovation GmbH
Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location: San Thomas
Track:  Storage Engine Development and Optimization

MySQL Replication
Lars Thalmann, Technical Lead, Replication and Clustering Technology, MySQL
Jeremy Cole, MySQL Geek, Proven Scaling LLC
Mats Kindahl, MySQL AB
Time: 7:30PM - 9:00PM
Location: Bayshore
Track:  Replication and Scale-Out

All Things InnoDB
Heikki Tuuri, Vice President, server technology, Innobase Oy
Peter Zaitsev, Co-Founder, Lead Consultant, Percona Ltd
Time: 7:30PM - 9:00PM
Location: Camino Real

MySQL Auditing for Compliance and Security
Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location: Winchester

Testing Tools and Techniques
Giuseppe Maxia, QA Developer, MySQL AB
Omer BarNir, Senior Software QA Architect, MySQL Inc.
Time: 8:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: Lawrence
Track:  General

Performance Tuning and Optimization
Peter Zaitsev, Co-Founder, Lead Consultant, Percona Ltd
Tobias Asplund, Instructor and Performance Tuning Consultant, MySQL AB
Jay Pipes, Community Relations Manager, North America, MySQL AB
Time: 9:00PM - 10:30PM
Location: Camino Real
Track:  Performance Tuning and Benchmarks

SNMP/AgentX Management of MySQL Servers
Mark Atwood
Time: 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: Lafayette
Track:  Security and Database Administration

High Availability and DRBD
Florian Haas
Phillip Reisner
Monty Taylor, Senior Consultant, MySQL
Time: 9:00PM - 10:30PM
Location: Bayshore

Kneschke: No, He's Not A Type of Pastry
Time: 9:00PM - 10:30PM
Location: San Thomas

MySQL use in Government
Time: 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: Stevens Creek

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

MySQL Cluster (NDB)
Stewart Smith, Software Engineer, MySQL AB
Time: 7:30PM - 9:00PM
Track:  MySQL Cluster and High Availability

Quality Contribution to MySQL
Giuseppe Maxia, QA Developer, MySQL AB
Omer BarNir, Senior Software QA Architect, MySQL Inc.
Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location: Winchester
Track:  General

Making It Real in the Enterprise: Migrating from Access to Enterprise Web 2.0
Geremy Cohen, ActiveGrid
Chris Keene, ActiveGrid
Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location: Camino Real
Track:  .NET/Windows

All Things .NET
Reggie Burnett, Software Developer, MySQL AB
Time: 7:30PM - 9:00PM
Location: Lawrence
Track:  .NET/Windows

MySQL and Java
Mark D. Matthews, MySQL AB
Time: 7:30PM - 9:00PM
Location: San Thomas
Track:  Java

Online Backup
Lars Thalmann, Technical Lead, Replication and Clustering Technology, MySQL
Charles Bell, Senior Developer, MySQL AB
Time: 7:30PM - 9:00PM
Location: Stevens Creek
Track:  Security and Database Administration

Pluggable Storage Engine API
Brian Miezejewski, Principal Consultant, MySQL inc.
Brian Aker, Director of Architecture, MySQL AB
Trudy Pelzer, Project Engineering Manager, MySQL AB
Time: 7:30PM - 9:00PM
Location: Lafayette
Track:  Storage Engine Development and Optimization

Point and Click Application Development with FileMaker Pro
Time: 8:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: Camino Real

Falcon - Maximizing Transaction Management in MySQL
Jim Starkey, Senior Software Architect, MySQL AB
Ann Harrison, IBPhoenix
Time: 9:00PM - 8:30PM
Location: Lafayette