MariaDB 10 - The complete tutorial

1 April 9:30AM - 12:30PM @ Ballroom D

Experience level: 
6 hours tutorial
MariaDB 10 is loaded with lots of new features to increase data integration, performance, availability, scalability and orchestration. This is a hands-on tutorial. The attendees will receive a USB key with handout material, software, examples and a VM that can be used to explore the functionalities of MariaDB 10. We will use Virtual Desktop VMs and AWS instances for lab and tests. It is highly recommend for attendees to bring: - A Windows/OS X/Linux laptop with VirtualBox 4.2 pre-installed - Min 4GB RAM - 20GB of disk space to host the VMs on a local drive We will cover these topics: - MariaDB 10: new features, differences with MariaDB 5.5 and MySQL 5.5/5.6 - Install and run MariaDB 10 - Getting familiar with the changes in the optimizer - MariaDB administration - DATA INTEGRATION - The CONNECT storage engine: what it does, how it works, tests and use cases - SHARDING OUT OF THE BOX - The Spider storage engine: installation, setup and test of the new version - NOSQL INTEGRATION AND SQL INTERFACE - The Cassandra storage engine: setup, use cases - Hands on multi-source replication, Parallel replication and integration with Galera replication - MariaDB Manager: provisioning and integration with external administration tools - …and all the rest that comes with MariaDB 10


EVP Products and Strategy, ScaleDB Inc.
Ivan is EVP of Strategy and Products at ScaleDB Inc. He has worked at Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, and he has served as CTO at SkySQL/MariaDB for 4 years. Prior to that, Ivan worked at MySQL AB / Sun / Oracle for 6 years. An IT veteran with 30 years of experience, he has been founder and CTO of various companies, journalist and author of technical books and publications.
Chief Evangelist, MariaDB
Colin Charles works on MariaDB Server at MariaDB Corporation. He has been the Chief Evangelist for MariaDB since 2009, work ranging from speaking engagements to consultancy and engineering works around MariaDB. He lives to call Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia home (but has a travel schedule that says otherwise). He has worked on MySQL & its variants for over a decade. Before MySQL AB, he worked actively on the Fedora and projects. He's well known on the conference track having spoken at many of them over the course of his career.