Geir Høydalsvik

Senior Software Development Director, Oracle

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.


Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 2:10pm @ Matterhorn 2
MySQL 5.7 is an extremely exciting new version of the world’s most popular open source database that is 2x faster than MySQL 5.6, while also improving usability, manageability, and security. Some key enhancements include: * Performance & Scalability: Improved InnoDB scalability and temporary table performance, enabling faster online and bulk load operations, and more. * JSON Support:... [read more]
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 3:35pm @ Winterthur
Please note: this session does not include a presentation. The speaker listed is the moderator.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 9:50am @ None
MySQL 5.7 is well on its way to GA. Learn about the major developments including JSON, Optimizer Hints, Query Rewrite, Optimizer Cost Model, GIS, InnoDB, Group Replication, Fabric, Performance Schema, Sys Schema, Workbench, and much more!