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Wednesday, March 15, 2006

MySQL Users Conference 2006

The 2006 MySQL Users Conference is taking place April 24-27, 2006 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California

The MySQL Users Conference is the largest gathering of MySQL developers, users, and DBAs. It is the only event where you will be able to join the core MySQL development team and over 1000 users, open source innovators, and technology partners under one roof. Register now


Arjen Lentz, Community Relations Manager, MySQL AB

State of the Dolphin
Kaj Arnö, MySQL AB
David Axmark, Co-Founder, MySQL AB

Bootstrapping: Starting an Open Source Business With Almost No Money!
Greg Gianforte, CEO, President, Chairman and Founder, RightNow Technologies
Michael (Monty) Widenius, CTO & Co-founder, MySQL AB

State of MySQL AB
Mårten Mickos, CEO, MySQL AB

O'Reilly Radar
Tim O'Reilly, Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Open Source & Linux at HP: Community Development, Customer Success
Christine Martino, VP Linux and Open Source Organization, Hewlett-Packard

The Ubuntu Project: Improving Collaboration in the Free Software World
Mark Shuttleworth, Founder, Ubuntu / Canonical Ltd

Wikipedia, Open Source, and Knowledge Communities
Mitchell Kapor, Founder & Chair, Open Source Applications Foundation (OSAF)

MySQL Movie Magic
Milton Ngan, Chief Architect, Weta Digital Ltd

Sessions by Topic


Architecture and Technology This in-depth technology topic is ideal for advanced MySQL architects and developers. Advanced users gain the knowledge to fine-tune and extend MySQL for their environments.

Business and Case Studies These sessions are great for IT Managers and IT Architects who are responsible for implementing MySQL and open source technologies. Session leaders share their experiences and best practices in designing, developing, deploying, and maintaining their MySQL applications.

Cluster, Replication, and Scale-out Delivering high-availability database applications can be challenging. These sessions present insights into successfully designing and implementing a high availability database infrastructure.

Community Projects Community Projects that use MySQL

Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence Considering using MySQL to implement Data Warehouse or Data Marts? Emphasis in these sessions is on how the pluggable storage engine architecture of MySQL provides unique advantages to data warehouse implementations.

DBA Database Administration (DBA) and Security

Embedded MySQL Are you embedding MySQL or running MySQL in an embedded Operating System environment? This topic will cover embedded server library, libmysqld, and focus on how MySQL can be embedded with C, Python, Visual Basic, and other programming languages as well as with embedded Operating Systems.


Java This topic gives Java developers an in-depth look at Connector/J, and Connector/MXJ, in particular on how to use and optimize MySQL performance in Java applications.

LAMP Already using or considering making the open source LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Perl/Python) stack a core component of your software infrastructure? Learn how to use the LAMP stack to power massive websites while maintaining a cost-effective TCO.

MaxDB Organizations rely on SAP R/3 for their business critical systems. This topic focuses on using MaxDB as a cost-effective TCO replacement for high-cost proprietary databases in an SAP environment.

Migration Many companies are now targeting their database infrastructure for the next round of cost savings using open source technology. Delve into how to approach a migration project, what factors need to be considered, and which applications are best suited for migration to MySQL.

MySQL in Telecom Leading telecom organizations are choosing MySQL and MySQL Cluster to meet very stringent requirements in areas such as availability, reliability, performance, and service response time. The MySQL in Telecom sessions will feature telecom customers and MySQL experts who will share development and deployment best practices, performance tuning advice, administration and management expertise, as well as real-world implementation stories.

MySQL Network MySQL Network provides a comprehensive set of enterprise-grade software, support and services to ensure the highest levels of reliability, security and uptime. These sessions will focus on the lastest MySQL Network enhancements including new Advisors, to make developers and DBAs more productive using MySQL.

Performance Tuning and Benchmarks Interested in optimizing the performance of your MySQL databases? Focus will be on design considerations and techniques for optimal performance and how to use open source database benchmarks suites (e.g. OSDL DBT2).

Products & Services

MySQL Users Conference Tutorials

Planning, Deploying, and Diagnosing Problems of J2EE Applications on MySQL
Mark D. Matthews, MySQL AB

Secure Your PHP and MySQL Web Applications
Laura Thomson, Senior Web Developer, OmniTI

Certification Primer: MySQL 5.0 DBA I
Sarah Sproehnle, Senior Instructor, MySQL

MySQL Cluster Configuration, Tuning, and Maintenance
Johan Andersson, Principal Consultant, MySQL AB

Optimizing MySQL Applications Using the Pluggable Storage Engine Architecture
Arjen Lentz, Community Relations Manager, MySQL AB

Data Warehousing with MySQL
John Paul Ashenfelter, CTO, TransitionPoint

MySQL Performance Optimization
Peter Zaitsev, Senior Support Engineer, Lead of Performance Group, MySQL, Inc.
Tobias Asplund, MySQL AB

Certification Primer: MySQL 5.0 DBA II
Harrison Fisk, Trainer and Consultant, MySQL AB

New Features of MySQL 5.0 and 5.1 In-depth (Partitioning, Updateable Views, Triggers, Stored Procedures)
Jan Kneschke, Senior Developer, MySQLNetwork

Replication for Scaling and High Availability
Jeremy Cole, MySQL Geek, Yahoo! Inc.

MySQL Books

MySQL Cookbook
High Performance MySQL
MySQL 5.0 Certification Study Guide
The Definitive Guide to MySQL 5, Third Edition
MySQL Tutorial
MySQL in a Nutshell
MySQL Pocket Reference
Beginning MySQL Database Design and Optimization
MySQL Stored Procedure Programming
Beginning Databases with MySQL

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