MariaDB 10.0 & what's new with the project

New Features
24 April 11:10am - 12:00pm @ Ballroom C

What is MariaDB 10.0? Why did we jump version numbers? What new features are we including?

Also, a walk down memory lane covering features in MariaDB 5.5, 5.3, 5.2 & 5.1.

Expect new features about the new InnoDB, better error messages, performance schema, SHOW EXPLAIN, replication improvements including multi-source replication, and more.

Find out what we're doing with MariaDB Galera Cluster and how you can use it too.

Also, let's delve into how our query optimizer is better? What tools do we have to help DBAs, including progress reporting? What about doing GIS-styled operations with MariaDB?

Last but not least - let's answer the question: is MariaDB a branch or a fork?

Speakers

Colin Charles
Chief Evangelist, MariaDB
Biography: 
Colin Charles works on MariaDB at SkySQL. He has been the Chief Evangelist for MariaDB since 2009, work ranging from speaking engagements to consultancy and engineering works around MariaDB. He lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and had worked at MySQL since 2005, and been a MySQL user since 2000. Before joining MySQL, he worked actively on the Fedora and OpenOffice.org projects. He's well known on the conference track having spoken at many of them over the course of his career.
Monty Widenius
CTO, MariaDB Foundation
Biography: 
Monty has worked on the MySQL/MariaDB codebase since 1981. At least 60% of the MySQL code is still his. He is a MySQL Fellow and is the founder and CEO of Monty Program Ab and the creator of MariaDB.

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