What's new in MariaDB 10 and MariaDB tools

Tutorials
11 November 2:00pm - 5:00pm @ Cromwell 1-2
Experience level: 
Intermediate
Duration: 
3 hours tutorial
MariaDB is out for testing, now in Beta. It is loaded with lots of new features to increase performance, availability and scalability. In addition to the standard server, new MariaDB tools improve the ease of use, the integration and the administration of the database. This is a hands-on tutorial. The attendees will receive a USB key with handout material, software, examples and a VM that can be used to explore the functionalities of MariaDB 10. We will use Virtual Desktop VMs for lab and tests. It is highly recommend for attendees to bring: - A Windows/OS X/Linux laptop with VirtualBox 4.2 pre-installed - Min 4GB RAM - 20GB of disk space to host the VMs on a local drive We will cover these topics: - What's new in MariaDB 10: new features, differences with MariaDB 5.5 and MySQL 5.5/5.6 - Install and run MariaDB 10 - Getting familiar with the changes in the optimizer - MariaDB administration - The CONNECT storage engine: what it does, how it works, tests and use cases - The Spider storage engine: installation, setup and test - The Cassandra storage engine: setup, use cases - Hands on multi-source replication - MariaDB Manager: provisioning and integration with external administration tools


Speakers

CTO, SkySQL Ab
Biography: 
Ivan is CTO at SkySQL Ab, where he also leads the engineering team and he is responsible for the vision and evolution of new database solutions and services. Prior to that, Ivan worked at MySQL AB / Sun / Oracle for 6 years. An IT veteran close to 30 years of experience, he has been founder and CTO of various companies, journalist and author of technical books and publications.