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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

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Storage Engine Development and Optimization

The pluggable storage engine architecture of the MySQL database server is perhaps the most defining characteristic of the 5.0 and 5.1 releases. This track is devoted to de-mystifying the storage engine technology and shedding light on how the pluggable storage engine API works.

Writing Your Own Storage Engine
Brian Aker, Director of Architecture, MySQL AB
Date: Monday, April 23, 2007
Time: 1:30PM - 5:00PM
Location:  Ballroom F
Understanding MySQL's Pluggable Engine API
Brian Aker, Director of Architecture, MySQL AB
Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Time: 1:40PM - 2:25PM
Location:  Ballroom F
The Blackhole and Federated Storage Engines: The Coolest Kids on the Block
Kai Voigt, MySQL AB
Giuseppe Maxia, QA Developer, MySQL AB
Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Time: 3:35PM - 4:35PM
Location:  Ballroom E
InnoDB: Status, Architecture, and New Features
Heikki Tuuri, Vice President, server technology, Innobase Oy
Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Time: 4:40PM - 5:25PM
Location:  Ballroom E
Scalable BLOB Streaming Infrastructure
Paul McCullagh, CTO, SNAP Innovation GmbH
Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location:  San Thomas
Backup and Recovery of MySQL
Paddy Sreenivasan, VP of Engineering and Co-founder, Zmanda, Inc., Zmanda, Inc.
Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Time: 7:30PM - 9:00PM
Location:  Stevens Creek
PrimeBase XT: Design and Implementation of a Transactional Storage Engine
Paul McCullagh, CTO, SNAP Innovation GmbH
Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Time: 10:45AM - 11:45AM
Location:  Ballroom F
A Storage Engine for Amazon S3
Mark Atwood
Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Time: 11:50AM - 12:35PM
Location:  Ballroom F
Transaction Processing and Durability with solidDB for MySQL
Jan Lindström
Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Time: 1:40PM - 2:35PM
Location:  Ballroom F
Storage Replication with DRBD: The Next Big Thing in Cluster Storage Management
Florian Haas
Phillip Reisner
Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Time: 1:40PM - 2:25PM
Location:  Ballroom B
Pluggable Storage Engine API
Brian Miezejewski, Principal Consultant, MySQL inc.
Brian Aker, Director of Architecture, MySQL AB
Trudy Pelzer, Project Engineering Manager, MySQL AB
Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Time: 7:30PM - 9:00PM
Location:  Lafayette
Lightning Rounds: State of the Partner Engines
Jay Pipes, Community Relations Manager, North America, MySQL AB
Mark Atwood
Victoria Eastwood
Jan Lindström
Paul McCullagh, CTO, SNAP Innovation GmbH
Moshe Shadmon, ScaleDB
Ari Valtanen, Co-Founder, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Solid Information Technology
Paul Whittington, Founder and Chief Architect, NitroSecurity, Inc.
Date: Thursday, April 26, 2007
Time: 10:45AM - 11:45AM
Location:  Ballroom H
ScaleDB: A Scalable and High Performance Transactional Engine for MySQL
Moshe Shadmon, ScaleDB
Date: Thursday, April 26, 2007
Time: 1:40PM - 2:25PM
Location:  Ballroom H
solidDB Storage Engines
Ari Valtanen, Co-Founder, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Solid Information Technology
Date: Thursday, April 26, 2007
Time: 2:30PM - 3:15PM
Location:  Ballroom G