MySQL Users Conference 2006 “MySQL is at the heart of revolutionary changes in computer history.“—Tim O'Reilly
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Discover. Connect. Succeed.
Scale Your Business with MySQL.

The 2006 edition of the MySQL Users Conference, took place April 24-27, 2006 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California.

Check out news, photos, and speaker presentation files from the event.

Save the date for next year's MySQL Users Conference, returning to Santa Clara April 23-26, 2007.

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.

Featured Speakers Included:

Expanded Program - More than 110 Sessions and Tutorials!
This year's theme is "Discover. Connect. Succeed. Scale Your Business with MySQL." With more than 110 sessions and tutorials, you'll gain unique insights from speakers who are using MySQL to successfully run the world's most demanding applications and saving millions of dollars over proprietary software and hardware solutions. At the MySQL Users Conference, you'll:

  • Learn how to optimize the performance of MySQL
  • Get detailed insight into new features in MySQL 5.0 and 5.1
  • Learn new techniques around Stored Procedures, Partitioning, HA Clustering, Triggers, and Views
  • Learn Administration and Security Best Practices
  • Develop skills for scale-out using PHP, LAMP, and Java
  • Migrate from proprietary databases to MySQL
  • And much more

Tutorials and sessions will be run by MySQL developers and open source experts who know the product inside and out, and have real world experience implementing MySQL projects. Learn best practices for using MySQL in a range of architectures including Web, Cluster, Enterprise Data Warehouse, Embedded applications, and more. Hands-on tutorials and sessions cover MySQL Performance Tuning, PHP & LAMP development, MySQL new features, Java, and more.

Top Notch Industry Keynotes
At the MySQL Users Conference, you'll benefit not just from gathering with your peers and experts, but also by learning from some of the leading visionaries in open source. Hear what they have to say about the future of software and the evolution of open source.

Learn Best Practices from the MySQL Development Team
Take advantage of this rare opportunity to learn directly from the engineers who developed MySQL. This is your chance to meet, share ideas, and get your toughest questions answered from MySQL experts. Bring your team, your laptops, and your toughest questions and leave with new insights in how to build high performance scale-out applications using MySQL.

Get MySQL Certified at the Conference
Increase your market value by getting certified at the conference! Register now for the two tutorials covering MySQL Certification.

Application of the Year Awards
Every year, MySQL awards a select number or organizations with the Application of the Year awards. These awards recognize those organizations that have developed and deployed a MySQL application in a production environment that delivers tangible benefits to both the users of the applications and the organizations themselves. Past winners have included Wikipedia and CNET.

Conference News

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From Planet MySQL

Diamond Sponsor

Business Objects
Hewlett Packard

Platinum Sponsors

Four J's Development Tools, Inc
GoldenGate Software, Inc.

Gold Sponsors

Actuate Corporation
Data Direct Technologies
Dell Inc.
Dolphin Interconnect Solutions
Embarcadero Technologies
EMC Centera
Lumen Software
Novell, Inc.
Rackspace Managed Hosting
Red Hat
Sun Microsystems
The SCO Group
Zmanda, Inc.

Media Sponsors

Conference Guru
Database Trends and Applications
DevtownStation News
IPTV Industry
Linux Journal
Methods and Tools newsletter
Sys Admin magazine
The ServerSide
The Women's Technology Cluster
Web Host Industry Review
WiMAX Industry

In-Kind Sponsors

Griffin Technology

Sponsor Opportunities

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