Posts by Raj Thukral
Here are the slides from my presentation “From Requirements to Partitioning and Sharding and Everything in Between”. A big thanks to all the attendees for their interest and questions. I got a lot of questions, so the audience was definitely very engaged!
Here`s what happening today the the 2012 MySQL Conference.
This post is just a quick update as to what is going on at the conference today the keynote from Mark Callaghan of Facebook, titled “What Comes Next for MySQL”, just finished, have a look..
An exciting and busy day yesterday – lots of good talks, good conversations and good beer! Back at the sessions this morning and the first keynote of the day by Sam Ghods of Box: “MySQL: Still the Best Choice for Mission-Critical Data”
The last Keynote was from none other than The Brian Aker, a keynote on the New MySQL Cloud Ecosystem. He was formerly the Director of Architecture for MySQL and also the creator of Drizzle. He is currently a fellow at HP, leading their cloud architecture group.
The next keynote is from Marten Mickos, now with Eucalyptus systems, previously CEO of MySQL AB. He’s talking about making LAMP a Cloud. No surprises there, Eucalyptus is the leading open-source cloud computing platforms for on-premise use.
Here it is finally – the MySQL conference 2012 starts with the Keynote Sessions. The first keynote speech is by Peter Zaitsev, founder of Percona and a very smart guy and also by Baron Schwartz (Percona), another very smart guy, the brains behind a number of toolkits for MySQL.
A very well attended Pedro’s dinner – I didn’t count, but we had 9 tables of 8-10 people or so – dare I say almost a 100 people? Lots of beer, margaritas and good conversations! Here are a few pictures from the event
If you’re at the conference, please come join us for the MySQL Community Dinner at Pedro’s and meet some of the people behind Pythian. We’re always hiring so if you’re interested, please attend the talks and tutorials being presented by Pythian folk, talk to us or check out the job openings
The Pythian Group added another feather to its cap today. Our Nicklas Westerlund passed his MySQL Cluster DBA Certification exam, making him part of an elite group of 57 MySQL Cluster Certified DBAs worldwide, and now two here at Pythian, the other being Augusto Bott.