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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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Replication and Scale-Out

Scaling horizontally, and not vertically, is the lifeblood of MySQL's replication technology. This track's many sessions provide in-depth examples and case studies in how MySQL replication and architecture allow for the world's largest web sites to scale gracefully and cost effectively.

Scaling and High Availability Architectures
Jeremy Cole, MySQL Geek, Proven Scaling LLC
Eric Bergen, Proven Scaling LLC
Date: Monday, April 23, 2007
Time: 8:30AM - 12:00PM
Location:  Ballroom E
MySQL Replication: The Complete Tutorial, Part I
John David Duncan, Consulting Engineer, MySQL
Mats Kindahl, MySQL AB
Lars Thalmann, Technical Lead, Replication and Clustering Technology, MySQL
Date: Monday, April 23, 2007
Time: 8:30AM - 12:00PM
Location:  Ballroom D
Wikipedia: Site Internals, Configuration and Code Examples, and Management Issues
Domas Mituzas, Support Engineer, MySQL and Wikimedia Foundation
Date: Monday, April 23, 2007
Time: 1:30PM - 5:00PM
Location:  Ballroom E
MySQL Replication: The Complete Tutorial, Part II
Lars Thalmann, Technical Lead, Replication and Clustering Technology, MySQL
John David Duncan, Consulting Engineer, MySQL
Mats Kindahl, MySQL AB
Date: Monday, April 23, 2007
Time: 1:30PM - 5:00PM
Location:  Ballroom D
Tips and Tricks for MySQL Replication
Lars Thalmann, Technical Lead, Replication and Clustering Technology, MySQL
Mats Kindahl, MySQL AB
Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Time: 10:45AM - 11:45AM
Location:  Ballroom F
Panel with Industry CTOs – How Enterprises Tackle Scaling Problems
Brian Aker, Director of Architecture, MySQL AB
Scott Dietzen, President and CTO, Zimbra
James Dixon, Senior Architect and Chief Technology (a.k.a. "Chief Geek"), Pentaho Corporation
Andi Gutmans, Co-Founder and VP of Technology, Zend Technologies, Inc.
Jacob Taylor, Co-founder and CTO, SugarCRM
Ari Valtanen, Co-Founder, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Solid Information Technology
Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Time: 3:35PM - 4:35PM
Location:  Ballroom G
Scaling the World’s Largest Photo Blogging Community
Farhan Mashraqi, DBA, Fotolog
Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Time: 5:30PM - 6:15PM
Location:  Ballroom D
MySQL Replication Roadmap and Vision
Lars Thalmann, Technical Lead, Replication and Clustering Technology, MySQL
Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Time: 5:30PM - 6:15PM
Location:  Ballroom E
MySQL Replication
Lars Thalmann, Technical Lead, Replication and Clustering Technology, MySQL
Jeremy Cole, MySQL Geek, Proven Scaling LLC
Mats Kindahl, MySQL AB
Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Time: 7:30PM - 9:00PM
Location:  Bayshore
Federation at Flickr: Doing Billions of Queries Per Day
Dathan Pattishall, Senior Support Engineer, flickr.com
Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Time: 10:45AM - 11:45AM
Location:  Ballroom E
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
For Ticketmaster, MySQL Replication is the Ticket!
Ed Presz, Director of Database Engineering, Ticketmaster, Inc.
Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Time: 5:30PM - 6:15PM
Location:  Ballroom E
The 7 Stages of Scaling Web Applications: Strategies for Architects
John Engates, CTO, Rackspace Managed Hosting
Date: Thursday, April 26, 2007
Time: 10:45AM - 11:45AM
Location:  Ballroom F