Director Software Development, Oracle
I have 15 years experience in the database field. I am currently working as senior engineering manager at Oracle, heading the MySQL optimizer team. Previously, I held various positions both as product manager and engineering manager at Sun Microsystems.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 4:20pm @ Matterhorn 1
There have been substantial improvements to the optimizer in MySQL 5.7—most noticeably, users can now combine relational data with NoSQL. MySQL introduced a new JSON datatype and built-in JSON functions, and functional indexes are now supported through both stored and virtually generated columns. On the performance side, MySQL can avoid creating temporary tables for UNION ALL, enable range scans... [read more]