Lightning Talks

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    Shlomi Noach

    Lightning Talk: What is the peak of my carreer? Four years ago I prduced a query which changed the world as we know it. Never again will you look at SQL the same way you were taught at school. Join me to discover the true meaning of life of queries.

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    Linas Virbalas

    Lightning Talk: This talk will present a tool that can convert MySQL schema into Oracle dialect with ease. ddlscan is shipped as part of Tungsten Replicator.

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    Laine Campbell

    Lightning Talk: Everyone talks about the joys of working remotely, but it can lead to some interesting problems and situations. Working remotely is not for everyone, and in this talk we'll give our guidelines for how to be successful at working remotely, as well as some amusing anecdotes about taking things too far. 1. Setting up a remote office. 2. Travel and ensuring you have what you need.... [read more]

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    Raghavendra Prabhu

    Lightning Talk: This talk will ponder over implications of using Xtrabackup with FTWRL (Flush Tables With Read Lock). More importantly, it will discuss using --no-lock with it which obviates FTWRL. Not using the locking has its own caveats - no DDL and InnoDB only. The mechanism of backup without locking will also be discussed (in obtaining binlog co-ordinates through crash recovery). Possible... [read more]

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    Sabika Makhdoom

    Lightning Talk: A quick discussion/presentation showing how to change masters in a replication topology without initializing from a backups, saving time and allowing more flexibility.

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    Giuseppe Maxia

    Lightning Talk: Although MySQL replication technology has been around for more than a decade, some of its features are often misunderstood. Not only that, but popular beliefs sometimes defy reality. This talk will take you in the unchartered land of MySQL Replication mythology, where we find real monsters (the Two-Faced filter, the Error-Skip devil, the Slave-Writing dragon, among others) and... [read more]

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    Barry Morris

    Lightning Talk: Sharding? Partitioning? There's a price in terms of time, tension and $$$ for achieving MySQL scalability. No matter how you cut it, scaling MySQL is a chore. Good news! Shard no more. Barry Morris of NuoDB will show you how you too can stop sharding and performing other database acrobatics ever again in five fast, fun-filled minutes. Technical, exciting and incredibly valuable... [read more]

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    Frederic Descamps

    Lightning Talk: This is a quick overview of a new program based on Percona pt-online-schema-change and Oracle MySQL utilities to maintain, migrate, rollback and check schemas changes of your databases

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    Lawrence S. Schwartz, Bradley C. Kuszmaul

    Lightning Talk: This is a follow up production to last year's "Mr. Bill" lightning talk (see http://goo.gl/49iit). It will focus on multiple aspects of MySQL, in a way that they have never been "covered" at a MySQL conference.