Percona Publishes Impressive Schedule of Speakers for Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo - HP and Craigslist Join Growing List of Conference Sponsors

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Percona has published the schedule of breakout sessions and speakers and secured a new group of leading corporate sponsors for its Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo taking place at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California, April 10-12, 2012.

Percona, Inc., the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, has published the schedule of breakout sessions and speakers and secured a new group of leading corporate sponsors for its Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo taking place at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California, April 10-12, 2012. Formerly the MySQL Conference & Expo hosted by O’Reilly and Associates, this “must attend” three-day event provides a great opportunity for MySQL users, developers and vendors to exchange knowledge and information about MySQL and attend breakout sessions, keynotes, and tutorials presented by some of the most respected MySQL practitioners in the industry.

Breakout sessions on April 11 and 12 will provide attendees with an opportunity to dive deep into a variety of MySQL topics. Industry experts will present breakout sessions for multiple tracks spanning the MySQL ecosystem including applications, architecture and design, business case studies, database administration, hardware, high availability and replication, new features, and tools. Newly confirmed speakers include:

  •     Jeremy Cole, DBA Team Lead, Twitter, Inc.

Topic: “Gizzard: Scale with Twitter's MySQL sharding framework

  •     Henrik Ingo, Senior Performance Architect, Nokia

Topic: “How to evaluate which MySQL High Availability solution best suits you

  •     Florian Jourda, Principal Architect, Box

Topic: “One to Many: The Story of Sharding at Box

  •     Alexey Yurchenko, Solutions Architect, Codership OY

Topic: “Galera Synchronous Multi-Master Replication for MySQ L”

  •     Matt Aslett, Research Manager, Data Management and Analytics, The 451 Group

Topic: “MySQL, YourSQL, NoSQL, NewSQL - the state of the MySQL ecosystem

Percona is pleased to announce that HP has joined the conference as the Diamond Plus sponsor and Craigslist is sponsoring the Wednesday evening Networking Reception. Other sponsors recently joining the conference include Box, SkySQL, and Tokutek.

Sponsorship opportunities for the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2012 are still available. Sponsors will be a part of a dynamic and growing ecosystem, and interact with more than 1,000 developers, business managers, technology evangelists, database administrators, and entrepreneurs in the heart of Silicon Valley. Sponsors already committed to the event include:

  •     Diamond Plus: HP
  •     Diamond: Clustrix
  •     Platinum: Continuent, Schooner, New Relic, and Virident
  •     Gold: Fusion-io
  •     Silver: Box, Joyent, ScaleBase and SkySQL
  •     Wednesday Night Reception: Craigslist
  •     Exhibits-Only: ScalArc, Tokutek and Zmanda

For more information about the conference, visit the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2012 website. Interested community members can also register to receive email updates about the conference.

Event Details

What:        Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2012
Where:        The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center
                5101 Great America Parkway
                Santa Clara, CA 95054
When:        April 10-12, 2012

About Percona, Inc.

Percona, Inc. has made MySQL faster and more reliable for over 1,000 consulting and support customers worldwide since 2006. Percona provides enterprise-grade MySQL support, consulting, training, and development services to companies such as Cisco Systems, Alcatel-Lucent, Groupon, and the BBC. Percona's founders authored the definitive book High Performance MySQL from O'Reilly Press and the widely read MySQL Performance Blog. Percona also develops software for MySQL users, including Percona Server and Percona XtraBackup, the only open source, hot backup utility for the InnoDB storage engine. The popular Percona Live conferences draw attendees and acclaimed speakers from around the world. For more information, visit http://www.percona.com.

Percona(R) and XtraBackup(R) are registered trademarks of Percona, Inc. All other registered and unregistered trademarks in this document are the sole property of their respective owners.

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