Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference

April 24 - 27, 2017

Santa Clara, California

Ike Walker

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Ike Walker

Database Architect, GitHub


Ike Walker is a Database Architect at GitHub. He has 16 years of experience with relational databases, and has been working with MySQL since 2006. Ike runs the Boston MySQL meetup, and holds a gold badge for mysql on


27 April - 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM at Ballroom A
In this session, I will discuss some of the practical uses of JSON in MySQL, focusing on version 5.7 but also discussing options for previous versions, and briefly discussing MySQL 8.0.