Georgi "Joro" Kodinov started working on MySQL in 2006 as a part of the optimizer team. He has moved to lead the Server General team, working on security, monitoring and the client-server protocol. Joro has background in banking IT.
The full title of this presentation should be: "Save some bandwidth by not transmitting the full resultset metadata over the wire when you don't need it. " Indeed, one the latest features in the MySQL protocol allows you to save some network bandwidth by not sending the metadata with the resultsets for which you know the metadata.
Join this talk to learn how to turn this on, and how much data does it save per query.