BoF: MySQL 5.6 Deep Dive

23 April 6:00pm - 7:00pm @ Ballroom H

Come and join some of the engineers behind MySQL 5.6 for a lively discussion on MySQL 5.6 in general and MySQL 5.6 Replication and InnoDB in particular. Topics include in-depth discussions of the new Replication and InnoDB features as well as MySQL 5.6 performance. This will be an audience driven session so make sure you show up wearing your best MySQL shirt, ready to share your interests, visions, opinions and feedback. Let's talk about MySQL 5.6!


Luis Soares
Principal Software Engineer, Oracle
Luís Soares is a Principal Software Engineer and the MySQL Replication Team lead at Oracle. His research interests include replication technologies, dependable systems and high availability. Before joining the MySQL team, he was both a post-graduate student and a researcher at the University of Minho, Portugal, where he designed and implemented group-based replication protocols. Before that, he worked for a Portuguese multi-national company as a system analyst.
Sunny Bains
Senior Engineering Manager, Oracle
Sunny Bains joined the Oracle/InnoDB team in 2006. He is the author of the Full Text Search and responsible for numerous other optimisations in InnoDB. He currently manages the InnoDB team. He has been writing software for longer than he can remember. Prior to joining InnoDB he wrote a database engine for a distributed database product at his previous employer. The networked database was used in a mission critical environment in the airline industry with very strict service level guarantees.
MySQL Performance Architect, Oracle
Over 20 years in the IT industry, focused mainly on databases and systems performance, with the past several years working full time on MySQL Performance at Oracle. Previously 15 years at the Sun Benchmark Center in Paris (now Oracle, currently OSC) working on customer's workloads performance and scalability optimizations, including various tender competitions. Previously at the Informix Benchmark Team in France. Author of the dim_STAT Performance Monitoring & Analyzing tool, and actively publishing MySQL Performance related articles at