MySQL Users Conference 2006 “MySQL is at the heart of revolutionary changes in computer history.“—Tim O'Reilly
 Co-presented by O'Reilly Media, Inc. and MySQL AB
 Conference Coverage

General

Monday Morning April 24th, 2006

Optimizing MySQL Applications Using the Pluggable Storage Engine Architecture
Arjen Lentz, Community Relations Manager, MySQL AB
Time: 8:30AM - 12:00PM
Location: Ballroom E
Topic:  General

Certification Primer I: MySQL 5.0 DBA
Time: 8:30AM - 12:00PM
Location: Ballroom D
Topic:  General

Certification Primer II: MySQL 5.0 DBA
Harrison Fisk, Trainer and Consultant, MySQL AB
Time: 1:30PM - 5:00PM
Location: Ballroom D
Topic:  General

New Features of MySQL 5.0 and 5.1 In-depth (Partitioning, Updateable Views, Triggers, Stored Procedures)
Jan Kneschke, Senior Developer, MySQL Network
Time: 1:30PM - 5:00PM
Location: Ballroom C
Topic:  General

Tuesday, April 25th, 2006

Welcome!
Arjen Lentz, Community Relations Manager, MySQL AB
Time: 8:20AM - 8:30AM
Location: Ballrooms E - H
Topic:  Community Projects, General

State of the Dolphin
Kaj Arnö, VP Community, MySQL AB
David Axmark, Co-Founder, MySQL AB
Michael (Monty) Widenius, CTO & Co-founder, MySQL AB
Time: 8:30AM - 9:15AM
Location: Ballrooms E - H
Topic:  Community Projects, General

Bootstrapping: Starting an Open Source Business With Almost No Money!
Greg Gianforte, CEO, President, Chairman and Founder, RightNow Technologies
Time: 9:15AM - 10:00AM
Location: Ballrooms E - H
Topic:  General

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Enterprise-Class Business Intelligence and Enterprise Information Management for MySQL
Steve Lucas, Vice President of Indirect Business and Strategic Markets, Business Objects
Time: 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Location: Ballrooms E - H
Topic:  Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence, General

Agile Database Techniques: Data Doesn’t Have to be a Four-Letter Word Anymore
Scott Ambler, Methodologist, Ambysoft Inc.
Time: 11:00AM - 11:45AM
Location: Ballroom C
Topic:  General

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The 5.1 Release
Brian Aker, Director of Architecture, MySQL AB
Time: 11:00AM - 11:45AM
Location: Ballroom E
Topic:  General

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MySQL Certification Roundup - Q&A
Carsten Pedersen, Certification Manager, MySQL
Time: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Location: Napa Rooms
Topic:  General

A Look at New and Cool Things in the World of PHP
Rasmus Lerdorf, Yahoo!
Time: 11:50AM - 12:35PM
Location: Ballroom E
Topic:  General, LAMP

MySQL Replication: New Features and Enhancements
Lars Thalmann, Technical Lead, Replication and Clustering Technology, MySQL
Time: 2:00PM - 2:45PM
Location: Ballroom E
Topic:  General

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Bringing Open Source to ERP with opentaps and MySQL
Si Chen, founder and Principal, Open Source Strategies, Inc.
Time: 2:00PM - 2:45PM
Location: Ballroom A
Topic:  General

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Zimbra: Modernizing the Messaging Architecture
Scott Dietzen, President and CTO, Zimbra
Time: 2:50PM - 3:35PM
Location: Ballroom A
Topic:  Business and Case Studies, General

MySQL Cluster: New Features and Enhancements
Stewart Smith, Software Engineer, MySQL AB
Time: 2:50PM - 3:35PM
Location: Ballroom E
Topic:  General

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Panel: Scale Out
Chris DiBona, Open Source Programs Manager, Google, Inc.
Brian Aker, Director of Architecture, MySQL AB
Dorion Carroll, Senior Engineer, Technorati
Jeremy Cole, MySQL Geek, Proven Scaling LLC
Brad Fitzpatrick, LiveJournal Founder, Hacker
Time: 4:30PM - 5:15PM
Location: Ballroom E
Topic:  Business and Case Studies, Cluster, Replication, and Scale-out, Community Projects, General, Performance Tuning and Benchmarks

MySQL 5 Applied: The Sakila Sample Database
Mike Hillyer, Sales Engineer, OmniTI Computer Consulting
Time: 4:30PM - 5:15PM
Location: Ballroom F
Topic:  Community Projects, General

What *Not* to Include in Your DB Schema, and Why
Danny O'Brien, editor, Need To Know
Time: 5:20PM - 6:05PM
Location: Ballroom F
Topic:  General

MySQL Server and Storage Engine Roadmap
Robin Schumacher, Director of Product Management, MySQL AB
Zack Urlocker, Executive Vice President, MySQL AB
Time: 5:20PM - 6:05PM
Location: Ballroom E
Topic:  Architecture and Technology, Cluster, Replication, and Scale-out, General

Wednesday, April 26th, 2006

State of MySQL AB
Mårten Mickos, CEO, MySQL AB
Time: 8:30AM - 9:15AM
Location: Ballrooms E - H
Topic:  General

O'Reilly Radar
Tim O'Reilly, Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Time: 9:15AM - 10:00AM
Location: Ballrooms E - H
Topic:  General

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MySQL Certification Roundup - Q&A
Carsten Pedersen, Certification Manager, MySQL
Time: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Location: Napa Rooms
Topic:  General

Security by Example (or, "Stupidity and the Real World")
Kristian Köhntopp, Senior Consultant, MySQL AB
Time: 11:50AM - 12:35PM
Location: Ballroom F
Topic:  General

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Internal QA in Open Source Development
Omer BarNir, Senior Software QA Architect, MySQL Inc.
Time: 2:00PM - 2:45PM
Location: Ballroom F
Topic:  General

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Thursday, April 27th, 2006

The Ubuntu Project: Improving Collaboration in the Free Software World
Mark Shuttleworth, Founder, Ubuntu/Canonical Ltd.
Time: 8:30AM - 9:15AM
Location: Ballrooms E - H
Topic:  Community Projects, General

Wikipedia, Open Source, and Knowledge Communities
Mitchell Kapor, Founder & Chair, Open Source Applications Foundation (OSAF)
Time: 9:15AM - 10:00AM
Location: Ballrooms E - H
Topic:  General

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Open Source Enterprise Content Management
Kevin Cochrane, VP of Web Content Management, Alfresco
Time: 11:20AM - 12:05PM
Location: Ballroom E
Topic:  General, Java

MySQL GUI Tools for the Enterprise
Michael G. Zinner, GUI Developer, MySQL AB
Time: 1:30PM - 2:15PM
Location: Ballroom E
Topic:  General

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Jim Starkey's OLTP Storage Engine
Jim Starkey, Senior Software Architect, MySQL AB
Time: 2:20PM - 3:05PM
Location: Ballroom A
Topic:  General

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Growing Your Business; Strategizing for the Future
Laura Merling, Executive Director, SDForum
Time: 2:20PM - 3:05PM
Location: Ballroom E
Topic:  General

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MySQL Movie Magic
Milton Ngan, Chief Architect, Weta Digital Ltd
Time: 3:30PM - 4:15PM
Location: Ballrooms E - H
Topic:  Architecture and Technology, Business and Case Studies, Cluster, Replication, and Scale-out, General





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