Geir Høydalsvik has been working with MySQL Database team since 2008. He is currently employed by Oracle, based in Norway. He is Senior Software Development Director and responsible for the development and maintenance of MySQL Database. He has a background in the database industry, working for the database startup company Clustra Inc. on the Clustra database and for Sun Microsystems on Java DB. He has a Master degree in Computer Science and a PhD in Software Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
Geir Hoydalsvik will talk about the focus, strategy, investments and innovations evolving MySQL to power next-generation Web, mobile, Cloud and embedded applications. He will also discuss the latest and the most significant MySQL database release ever in its history, MySQL 8.0.