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Initial Keynote Speakers for the Percona Live MySQL Conference & the MySQL Community Awards

 | January 18, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL


I’m pleased to announce the initial list of keynote speakers for the Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo, April 22-25 in Santa Clara, California. The conference promises great content with over 90 speakers in more than 110 sessions, 15 tutorials, and multiple keynotes. The MySQL Community Awards 2013 are also now accepting nominations. And do not miss your chance to save by taking advantage of the Super Saver registration rates which are only available for a few more days!

Keynote Speakers

This year the Percona Live MySQL Conference is pleased to welcome Matt Aslett of 451 Research who will present the keynote “MySQL, YourSQL, NoSQL, NewSQL – the State of the MySQL Ecosystem”. You can help Matt with his presentation by participating in 451 Research’s 2013 Database survey now.

Robert Hodges, CEO of Continuent, will leverage his over 30 years of database and application engineering experience when he presents his keynote entitled “Thinking Small About Big Data — How MySQL Can Thrive in the World of Massive Data Hype.”

Peter Zaitsev, CEO of Percona, will speak on the state of the MySQL ecosystem in his welcome address to Percona Live MySQL Conference attendees.

MySQL Community Awards

The MySQL Community Awards 2013 will again be presented during the Community Networking Reception on Wednesday evening at the Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo thanks to the efforts of Henrik Ingo and Shlomi Noach who are organizing the awards. Nominations are now open for:

  • Community Contributor of the Year 2013
  • Application of the Year 2013
  • Corporate Contributor of the Year 2013

Submit your nomination now by visiting the OpenLife blog.

Register Now for Super Saver Rates!

Take advantage of Super Saver registration discounts for the Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo by registering now. Super Saver pricing ends next week.

I look forward to seeing you in Santa Clara!

Terry Erisman

I joined Percona as Chief Marketing Officer in 2011. I've been marketing high tech software and services worldwide for over 20 years including open source solutions since 1999. Prior to Percona, I was the first marketing person for DotNetNuke, the leading open source web content management system for .NET. While at Percona (#1566 in 2013 and #2187 in 2014), DotNetNuke (#228 in 2010), and CaseCentral (#450 in 2004), each company was named to the Inc. 500/5000. You can check out my thoughts on marketing open source solutions on my blog at www.opensourcesoftware.marketing.

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