MySQL Users Conference 2006 “MySQL is at the heart of revolutionary changes in computer history.“—Tim O'Reilly
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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).

Monday Afternoon April 24th, 2006

MySQL Performance Optimization
Peter Zaitsev, Co-Founder, Lead Consultant, Percona Ltd
Tobias Asplund, Instructor and Performance Tuning Consultant, MySQL AB
Time: 1:30PM - 5:00PM
Location: Ballroom E
Topic:  Performance Tuning and Benchmarks

Tuesday, April 25th, 2006

Introduction to Database Normalization and Joins
Mike Hillyer, Sales Engineer, OmniTI Computer Consulting
Arjen Lentz, Community Relations Manager, MySQL AB
Time: 11:00AM - 11:45AM
Location: Ballroom D
Topic:  Performance Tuning and Benchmarks

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New Storage Engines in MySQL 4 and 5
Patrick Galbraith, Senior Systems Engineer, MySQL AB
Time: 2:00PM - 2:45PM
Location: Ballroom D
Topic:  Architecture and Technology, Performance Tuning and Benchmarks

Performance Tuning Best Practices
Jay Pipes, Community Relations Manager, North America, MySQL AB
Time: 2:50PM - 3:35PM
Location: Ballroom D
Topic:  Performance Tuning and Benchmarks

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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

Advanced User-Defined Functions in MySQL 5
John David Duncan, Consulting Engineer, MySQL
Time: 4:30PM - 5:15PM
Location: Ballroom C
Topic:  Performance Tuning and Benchmarks

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MySQL Performance: 5.0 vs 4.1
Peter Zaitsev, Co-Founder, Lead Consultant, Percona Ltd
Time: 5:20PM - 6:05PM
Location: Ballroom D
Topic:  Performance Tuning and Benchmarks

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Higher Order MySQL
Giuseppe Maxia, QA Developer, MySQL AB
Time: 5:20PM - 6:05PM
Location: Ballroom C
Topic:  Architecture and Technology, Performance Tuning and Benchmarks

Wednesday, April 26th, 2006

Speeding-up Queries: New Features of the MySQL 5.0 Query Engine
Timour Katchaounov, Software Developer, MySQL
Time: 11:00AM - 12:35PM
Location: Ballroom C
Topic:  Performance Tuning and Benchmarks

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Implementing an HA Search Engine Using MySQL Cluster
Massimo Brignoli, Seat Pagine Gialle SpA
Enzo Panetta, team leader, Seat Pagine Gialle SpA
Deborah Peroni, Seat Pagine Gialle SpA
Time: 11:50AM - 12:35PM
Location: Ballroom D
Topic:  Performance Tuning and Benchmarks

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Managing Hierarchical Data in MySQL
Mike Hillyer, Sales Engineer, OmniTI Computer Consulting
Time: 2:00PM - 2:45PM
Location: Ballroom D
Topic:  Performance Tuning and Benchmarks

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Using MySQL Network
Andy Bang, Director of MySQL Network, MySQL
Time: 4:30PM - 5:15PM
Location: Ballroom F
Topic:  Performance Tuning and Benchmarks

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Web Performance and Scalability with MySQL
Ask Bjørn Hansen, Develooper.com
Time: 4:30PM - 5:15PM
Location: Ballroom B
Topic:  Performance Tuning and Benchmarks

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InnoDB: Designing and Configuring for Best Performance
Heikki Tuuri, Vice President, server technology, Innobase Oy
Time: 5:20PM - 6:05PM
Location: Ballroom C
Topic:  Performance Tuning and Benchmarks

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Web Application Clustering with MySQL
Bård Farstad, Co-Founder and Director of Strategic Relations, eZ systems as
Zak Greant, Director, Free Software and Open Source, eZ systems
Time: 5:20PM - 6:05PM
Location: Ballroom B
Topic:  Performance Tuning and Benchmarks

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Tuning MySQL5 SQL and Stored Procedures
Giuseppe Maxia, QA Developer, MySQL AB
Time: 5:20PM - 6:05PM
Location: Ballroom D
Topic:  Performance Tuning and Benchmarks

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Thursday, April 27th, 2006

Optimizing MySQL on Source Code Level
Vadim Tkachenko, Performance Consultant, MySQLPerformanceBlog.com
Time: 11:20AM - 12:05PM
Location: Ballroom G
Topic:  Performance Tuning and Benchmarks

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Dynamic SQL in Stored Procedures
Konstantin Osipov, Software Developer, MySQL AB
Time: 11:20AM - 12:05PM
Location: Ballroom F
Topic:  Performance Tuning and Benchmarks

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Confession Time: Deadly Sins Using MySQL and PHP
Arjen Lentz, Community Relations Manager, MySQL AB
Time: 11:20AM - 12:05PM
Location: Ballroom B
Topic:  DBA, LAMP, Performance Tuning and Benchmarks

Measuring MySQL Server Performance for the Sensor Data Stream Processing
Jacob Nikom, Technical Staff Member, MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Time: 11:20AM - 12:05PM
Location: Ballroom D
Topic:  Cluster, Replication, and Scale-out, Performance Tuning and Benchmarks

MySQL Performance Landscape
Peter Zaitsev, Co-Founder, Lead Consultant, Percona Ltd
Time: 1:30PM - 2:15PM
Location: Ballroom H
Topic:  Performance Tuning and Benchmarks

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Extending MySQL Network: Creating and Deploying Custom Advisor Rules
Jan Kneschke, Senior Developer, MySQL Network
Time: 2:20PM - 3:05PM
Location: Ballroom C
Topic:  DBA, MySQL Network, Performance Tuning and Benchmarks





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