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

The MySQL Users Conference Exhibit Hall will be held in the Santa Clara Convention Center Exhibit Hall A.

Exhibit Hall Hours are:

  • Tuesday, April 25 - 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday Night Reception - 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 26 - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Diamond Sponsor

Business Objects

Business Objects, the makers of Crystal Reports®, is the world's leading business intelligence (BI) software company. Business Objects and MySQL have partnered to offer several bundled offerings for reporting and data integration for the MySQL database through MySQL Network. The new bundles include Crystal Reports®, for presentation-quality reporting, and Business Objects Data Integrator, for enterprise-class data integration, and are tested, certified, and supported jointly by Business Objects and MySQL. The fully-featured, seamlessly integrated solutions enable customers to access MySQL databases to achieve unmatched visibility into their key business information, and meet the challenge of improving their return on corporate information.

Hewlett Packard

HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, personal computing and access devices, global services and imaging and printing.

Platinum Sponsor

Four J's Development Tools, Inc

Four J's develops, markets and sells the Genero product suite – a development and deployment environment purpose built for the creation of highly scalable, mission critical, transaction oriented business applications. Genero improves programmer productivity by enabling the rapid and predictable development and deployment of business logic across a variety of server, database and operating systems. Genero comes with Genero Studio, an easy to use, yet highly sophisticated Integrated Development Environment, perfectly suited for mission critical applications.

GoldenGate Software, Inc.

GoldenGate Software, Inc. is the leader in Transactional Data Management (TDM) solutions which guarantee data transactions are captured, routed, transformed, delivered, and verified across heterogeneous business systems in real time. GoldenGate’s real-time solutions for large enterprises worldwide include: high availability, disaster tolerance, data integration and real-time data warehousing.


Gold Sponsor

Actuate Corporation

Actuate Corporation is a provider of software for developing Enterprise Reporting Applications that improve corporate performance in the areas of financial management, sales management, customer self-service. Actuate provides the most effective platform for retrieving business information from corporate databases and delivering it as interactive web pages and Excel spreadsheets.

Cleversafe

Cleversafe is an open source project to store the world's data. Unique information dispersal algorithms store small slices of data in multiple, disparate locations. Each slice is individually unusable, yet any majority of the slices can perfectly recreate all of the original data. The result is a pioneering new technology for data storage superior in security, privacy, reliability and scalability. The initial resources for this project were provided by Cleversafe (www.cleversafe.com) LLC which will offer services using this technology.

Continuent

Continuent ensures business continuity for the enterprise. With flexible solutions that deliver data availability and scalability, Continuent guarantees your peace of mind and lets you focus on running a successful business. Through the use of database virtualization technology, Continuent solutions work with all major databases and even support heterogeneous database environments.

Data Direct Technologies

DataDirect Technologies is the software industry’s only comprehensive provider of software for connecting the world’s most critical business applications to data and services, running on any platform, using proven and emerging standards. Developers worldwide depend on DataDirect® products to connect their applications to an unparalleled range of data sources using standards-based interfaces such as ODBC, JDBC and ADO.NET, XQuery and SOAP. More than 300 leading independent software vendors and thousands of enterprises rely on DataDirect Technologies to simplify and streamline data connectivity for distributed systems and to reduce the complexity of mainframe integration. DataDirect Technologies is an operating company of Progress Software Corporation (Nasdaq: PRGS).

Dell Inc.

Dell Inc. (Nasdaq: DELL) is a premier provider of products and services required for customers worldwide to build their information-technology and Internet infrastructures. Revenue for the last four quarters totaled $56 billion and the company employs approximately 65,200 team members around the globe. Dell, through its direct business model, designs, manufactures and customizes products and services to customer requirements, and offers an extensive selection of software and peripherals.

Dolphin Interconnect Solutions

Dolphin Interconnect Solutions provides high-performance interconnect products. The adapter cards provide a direct link from a processor to remote memory in a multiprocessor system. Dolphin technology enables very low overhead, extremely low latency and high throughput communication. The record-breaking socket library plugs seamlessly into MySQL Cluster and significantly improves performance and scalability.

Embarcadero Technologies

Embarcadero Technologies - 2005 MySQL Partner of the Year is a leading provider of strategic data management solutions that help companies to improve the availability, integrity, accessibility, and security of corporate data. Nearly 12,000 customers, including 97 of the Fortune 100, rely on Embarcadero’s solutions to help them meet the challenges of explosive data growth, escalating data security requirements, and complex, multi-platform environments.

EMC Centera

EMC Centera is the world’s first Content Addressed Storage (CAS) solution and the world’s leading on-line archival storage media. Centera is purpose-built to address the unique information storage requirements of long-lasting, unchanging digital objects—or fixed content —such as check and medical images, enterprise content, e-mail, and more. Centera resolves two major challenges that have prevented organizations from bringing fixed content on-line – the increasing volume of fixed content and the cost and complexity of managing it. The Centera solution is self-configuring, self-healing and self-managing to deliver cost effective on-line access to fixed content assets with assured content authenticity.

IBM

IBM is the world's largest information technology company, with 80 years of leadership in helping businesses innovate. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of e-business. Linux on System p(TM) provides a business-critical database capable platform for MySQL clients, offering reliability and high-end features such as virtualization, and jaw-dropping performance.

JasperSoft

Based in San Francisco, JasperSoft is the leading provider of commercial open source reporting solutions. Anchored by the world’s most popular open source reporting engine JasperReports, and its complimentary commercial reporting products JasperDecisions, JasperSoft brings customers the best of the open source and commercial software. More than 10,000 companies in over 50 countries currently use JasperSoft in their operations. Delivering broad deployment and lower cost of ownership to customers worldwide, JasperSoft customers have the benefits of solutions that are backed by a community and supported by a company.

Lumen Software

Lumen Software is a world leader in browser based technologies and author of Lumenation, a LAMP+ based enterprise environment \ framework which utilizes Lumen Software's z-Windows AJAX desktop and graphical engine. The Company provides a cohesive role based environment / framework developers need to rapidly build commercial grade application utilizing lumen Software's RAD Software Application Development Suite along with numerous integrated modules that can be utilized in conjunction with Developer's offerings or as stand alone applications.

Novell, Inc.

Novell, Inc., (Nasdaq: NOVL) delivers Software for the Open Enterprise™. With more than 50,000 customers in 43 countries, Novell helps customers manage, simplify, secure and integrate their technology environments by leveraging best-of-breed, open standards-based software. With over 20 years of experience, more than 5,000 employees, 5,000 partners and support centers around the world, Novell helps customers gain control over their IT operating environment while reducing cost.

Pentaho

Pentaho provides a full spectrum of open source Business Intelligence (BI) products from reporting to OLAP to dashboards to data mining. Pentaho's powerful products support a wide range of business initiatives including sales analysis, customer analysis, financial reporting, predictive analytics, and KPI dashboards, and are highly customizable for customers‚ unique requirements.

Rackspace Managed Hosting

BAC-MySQLUsersConference >Rackspace Managed Hosting is the fastest growing managed hosting specialist and has extensive expertise in the management of LAMP-based hosting platforms. Rackspace is the only MySQL Certified Hosting Provider, a Red Hat Advanced Hosting Partner and recognized as a leader by Gartner. For more information, visit www.rackspace.com, or call 800-741-0082.

Red Hat

Red Hat--The Open Source Leader. What began as a better way to build software--openness, transparency, collaboration--soon shifted the balance of power in an entire industry. The revolution of choice continues. Today Red Hat is the world's most trusted provider of Linux and open source technology.

Solid

Solid™ is the only company that provides a fast, always-on database that is affordable. This compact solution is easy to deploy, use and maintain. Solid has been delivering a family of database products for more than thirteen years. More than 3,000,000 Solid™ databases are deployed worldwide in telecommunications networks, enterprise applications and embedded software. Customers include market leaders such as Alcatel, Cisco, EMC2, HP, Nokia and Siemens. With Solid, companies experience faster time-to-results and dramatically lower total cost of ownership.

SugarCRM

SugarCRM is the world’s leading provider of commercial open source CRM software for companies of all sizes, improving their interaction efficiency and effectiveness when acquiring, supporting and managing customers. SugarCRM’s Sugar Suite adapts to any business environment by offering a more flexible, cost-effective alternative than proprietary applications based on the open source architecture. Natively built on the LAMP stack, SugarCRM offers on-demand, on-premise and appliance-based solutions suiting security, integration and configuration needs.

Sun Microsystems

Sun Microsystems has held open systems to be the cornerstone of its business philosophy since the beginning. From desktops to supercomputers, and from development tools to productivity suites, Sun is dedicated to delivering hardware and software based on open industry standards. Today, through shared technology innovation, Sun's continued commitment to Open Source is reflected in its leadership and key contributions to the many projects including OpenSolaris, OpenOffice.org, GNOME, Grid Engine, java.net, Jini, JXTA, NetBeans, and Mozilla.

The SCO Group

The SCO Group is a leading provider of UNIX software technology for distributed, embedded and network-based systems. Customers and channel partners can now benefit from a high-0performance, low-cost, easy- to- manage solutions platform with MySQL and SCO OpenServer. The combination of MySQL Network 5.0 and SCO OpenServer 6 allows customer solutions to sclae out across distributed and networked systems environments.

Unisys

Unisys is a worldwide information technology services and solutions company. Our people combine expertise in consulting, systems integration, outsourcing, infrastructure and server technology with precision thinking and relentless execution to help clients, in more than 100 countries, quickly and efficiently achieve competitive advantage.

Zmanda, Inc.

Zmanda, Inc. offers open source based storage software and services. We have a unique combination of experience in enterprise storage software and open source development. Our focus on openness, simplicity and security results in significant cost reduction of deployment of Data Protection and Archiving solutions. Strong partnerships with various open source projects strengthen our ability to add functionality and provide the top-notch support expected by enterprise customers.


Media Sponsors

Conference Guru

Conference Guru - We track hundreds of technology conferences around the world to help our Members find the right conferences…to get in front of the right people…at the right price.

Database Trends and Applications

Database Trends and Applications is the leading monthly publication providing corporate information projects teams with the timeliest coverage of open source technology, intelligence and insight needed to conceptualize, plan, initiate, implement and manage large-scale, integrated information-rich projects. For a free U.S. subscription go to www.dbta.com

DevtownStation News

DevtownStation.com, maintains one of the best Developer Conference and Educational Event Calendars. DevtownStation provides marketing assistance to companies looking to communicate with qualified IT communities for educational events. If you are running an IT educational event check out the site and post your upcoming conferences, webinars, road shows, or training courses, free of charge.

IPTV Industry

IPTV Industry is the leading online trade publication dedicated to the internet television B2B marketplace. Providing news, white papers, development resources and online buyer's guide for the IPTV Industry. With a worldwide readership of manufacturers, content providers, distributors, resellers and integrators, IPTV Industry is the number one online source for industry sales leads, branding and promotion of IPTV products and services.

Linux Journal

Established in 1994, Linux Journal is the original monthly publication of the global Linux community, covering topics critical to intelligent implementation of the Linux operating system. Linux Journal is published by SSC Publishing, the leading Linux and Open Source authority, which has published reference materials in these fields since 1983.

LinuxQuestions.org

LinuxQuestions.org is a free, friendly and active Linux Community with over 180,000 members and over 1,7000,000 posts. Founded in 2000 LQ offers forums, reviews, a Linux hardware compatibility list, a Linux knowledge base in wiki format, Linux tutorials, a free Linux download site, a Linux podcast, a Linux radio show and more. LQ has forums for everything from Linux Newbies to Linux in the Enterprise and has over 20 officially recognized Linux distribution forums.

MacMinute

MacMinute.com delivers timely, concise news covering all aspects of the Apple Macintosh market. Presented in a format that is easy to read and quick to navigate, content is updated 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for the latest Mac news from around the globe.

Methods and Tools newsletter

Methods & Tools is a free e-newsletter providing practical knowledge for software development professionals. It gives software development ideas more than one page to express themselves and covers all aspects of software engineering: project management and planning, analysis, design, testing, architecture, configuration management, process improvement, peopleware, methodologies,...

Mixi.jp

mixi.jp first inception to the online world was in early 2004. mixi.jp is considered as one of the hottest web properties in Japan, as the largest and fastest growing social networking services (SNS) in the Asia Pacific. mixi.jp is the breaking new ground in the online world with this socially viral phenomenon with 3.3 million active users. Additionally mixi Inc. (formally known as eMercury Inc.) leverages its massive online might with 150 million page view a day to the active and growing online employment market with find-job.net, which helps online job seekers connect them to real world opportunities.

Queue

ACM Queue is a magazine for practitioners, written by practitioners. Taking a problem-focused approach, Queue's articles determine and discuss the implications of different technologies, posing the hard questions users want to ask. With articles authored by practicing professional engineers and developers, Queue dissects technology issues with the discipline and integrity engineers have always brought to their work. Instead of canned solutions and glib answers, Queue offers candid commentary to sharpen your thinking and plan for the future.

SDForum

SDForum has been instrumental in setting the high-tech industry agenda for more than 22 years. A high-tech non-profit dedicated to educating and creating relationships within the technology community. SDForum provides the latest insights on emerging technology trends and best business practices through events, specialized services and resources.

Sys Admin magazine

Sys Admin, the journal for Unix systems administrators satisfies the technical needs of Unix systems administrators working in heterogeneous computing environments. Coverage spans a wide range of technical topics crucial to systems administration in the enterprise. Articles provide practical, in-depth coverage of the administration of all major UNIX flavors including: Solaris, Linux, HP-UX, AIX, Tru64, BSD and Irix, within environments of all sizes.

The ServerSide

TheServerSide Java Symposium is the Java community's most respected technical conference, focused on bleeding edge server-side technologies and development practices. TSSJS features 4 tracks of specialized content, BOF sessions, Future of Enterprise Java panel, and more. Join Gregor Hohpe, Bruce Tate, and many more in Las Vegas, March 23-25, 2006.

The Women's Technology Cluster

The Women's Technology Cluster is the pre-eminent business accelerator dedicated to women leaders building technology-driven businesses. Our mission is to increase the number of successful companies and leverage their influence. Through our dedicated community of proven CEOs, investors, and industry experts, we provide extensive advisory services, coaching, and access to business and capital networks.

VoIP-News

VoIP-News.com provides VoIP and Internet Telephony buyers with the information they need to make informed decisions about next generation voice communications. The site offers news, analysis, whitepapers, and interactive tools that make the world of telephony easier to understand. With this rich content, VoIP-News serves the needs of 115,000 Internet Telephony professionals worldwide.

Web Host Industry Review

Web Host Industry Review -- Since 2000, The Web Host Industry Review (www.thewhir.com) has made a name for itself as the foremost authority of the Web host industry providing reliable, insightful and comprehensive news, reviews and resources to the hosting community. The Web Host Industry Review Magazine (www.thewhir.com/magazine) and WHIRtv (www.whirtv.com) also offers a business-minded, issue-driven perspective of interest to executives and decision-makers at both large and small hosting companies as well as suppliers, resellers and web hosting consumers. The Magazine and online video broadcast offers the best in competitive intelligence and provides insight into the thinking and strategy of web host industry leaders and trendsetters.

WiMAX Industry

WiMAX Industry is the leading online trade publication dedicated to the WiMAX 802.16 standard and broadband wireless access (BWA) marketplace. Providing news, white papers, development resources and online buyer's guide for the WiMAX Industry. With a worldwide readership of manufacturers, providers and enterprise end-users, WiMAX Industry is the number one online marketplace for WiMAX, 802.16 broadband wireless access solutions

WITI

WITI is the premiere global organization supporting tech-savvy women to attain their professional goals. They have a global network of smart, talented women & a market reach exceeding 2 million. WITI's mission is to empower women worldwide to achieve unimagined possibilities and transformations through technology, leadership and economic prosperity.


In-Kind Sponsors

Griffin Technology

Griffin Technology has earned a longstanding reputation as the creative leader in ingenious peripherals and accessories for Mac, PC and iPod. Find out more about Griffin's entire range of products for audio, video, USB, FireWire, etc., at Griffin's website www.griffintechnology.com.

RoundaboutFive.com

Named one of the top new board games of 2005 by the San Francisco Chronicle, Roundabout Five came into being because a mother protested that her adult sons had an unfair advantage when they teamed together. In R5, the teams change randomly on every turn while participants encounter trivia, riddles, jokes, charades and debate whether Daffy or Donald would win the cartoon version of Survivor. Visit RoundaboutFive.com for more information or to download the updated rules.

SkinIT

SkinIt Inc. is the leading international provider of consumer electronic personalization and customization technology. SkinIt technology provides on-demand, custom physical personalization of mobile electronic devices. SkinIt “skins” are manufactured utilizing professional grade vinyl, which is printed through a 6-color process with vibrant and sharp designs. GO TO www.SkinIt.com TODAY!


For exhibition and sponsorship information, contact Andrew Calvo: or 707-827-7176.

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Diamond Sponsor

Business Objects
Hewlett Packard

Platinum Sponsors

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

Gold Sponsors

Actuate Corporation
Cleversafe
Continuent
Data Direct Technologies
Dell Inc.
Dolphin Interconnect Solutions
Embarcadero Technologies
EMC Centera
IBM
JasperSoft
Lumen Software
Novell, Inc.
Pentaho
Rackspace Managed Hosting
Red Hat
Solid
SugarCRM
Sun Microsystems
The SCO Group
Unisys
Zmanda, Inc.

Media Sponsors

Conference Guru
Database Trends and Applications
DevtownStation News
IPTV Industry
Linux Journal
LinuxQuestions.org
MacMinute
Methods and Tools newsletter
Mixi.jp
Queue
SDForum
Sys Admin magazine
The ServerSide
The Women's Technology Cluster
VoIP-News
Web Host Industry Review
WiMAX Industry
WITI

In-Kind Sponsors

Griffin Technology
RoundaboutFive.com
SkinIT

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