O'Reilly Open Source Convention - August 1-5, 2005 - Portland, Oregon
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Databases

Open source RDBMSs are rolling roughshod over the over-priced commercial giants, appearing everywhere from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies. We cover the biggest and best, from MySQL and PostgreSQL to Ingres and Firebird. You'll learn essential techniques and advanced tips from the people who built those systems.

Wednesday, August 3

MySQL Snapshots and Replication from Oracle
Theo Schlossnagle, Chief Technology Officer, OmniTI Computer Consulting, Inc.
Location: D136
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Track: Databases

Terabytes of Business Intelligence: Design and Administration of Very Large Data Warehouses on PostgreSQL
Josh Berkus, PostgreSQL Lead, Sun Microsystems
Joseph Conway
Location: D136
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Track: Databases

States of the Databases
Bruce Momjian, Core Team Member, PostgreSQL Project
David Axmark, Co-Founder, MySQL AB
Ann Harrison, IBPhoenix
Emma McGrattan, SVP Engineering, Ingres Corporation
Location: D136
Time: 1:45pm - 3:20pm
Track: Databases
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How to Move Object-Relational Mapping into the Database
David Wheeler, CTO, Values of n
Location: D136
Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Track: Databases
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Open Data: How the RDBMS Is the Key That Unlocks Proprietary Applications
Robert "r0ml" Lefkowitz, Vice President, Chief Information Architect, and Head of Risk Management Technology, Asurion
Location: D136
Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Track: Databases
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Thursday, August 4

Explaining Explain
Robert Treat, DBA, PostgreSQL Community
Location: D136
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Track: Databases

Configuring Firebird for Your Application
Ann Harrison, IBPhoenix
Location: D136
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Track: Databases
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PostgreSQL Built Your Car
Aaron Thul, Co-Founder, eXo2.net Corp
Location: E148
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Track: Databases

Performance Tuning Ingres for Large Scale Servers
Karl Schendel Jr., Senior Software Engineer, Computer Associates
Location: D136
Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Track: Databases
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Running PostgreSQL 8 on Windows
Lance Obermeyer, director of products, Pervasive Software
Location: D136
Time: 2:35pm - 3:20pm
Track: Databases
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LiveJournal's Backend: A History of Scaling
Brad Fitzpatrick, LiveJournal Founder, Hacker
Location: E148
Time: 2:35pm - 3:20pm
Track: Databases

Flagship Features in MySQL 5.0
Trudy Pelzer, Project Engineering Manager, MySQL AB
Location: D136
Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Track: Databases
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All The Data, All The Time: High Availability Database Servers
Robert Spier, Engineer, Google
Jeremy Cole, MySQL Geek, Proven Scaling LLC
Karl Schendel Jr., Senior Software Engineer, Computer Associates
Andrew Sullivan, Afilias
Eero Teerikorpi, Chief Executive Officer, Emic Networks
Location: D136
Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Track: Databases

Open Source Data Warehouses
Roger Magoulas, Director Market Research, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Location: E148
Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Track: Databases
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Friday, August 5

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