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October 3-5, 2016

Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Complete MariaDB Tutorial

The Complete MariaDB Tutorial

 3 October 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Winterthur
Experience level: 
3 hours tutorial
Operations and Management


The MariaDB Server is loaded with lots of new features to increase data integration, performance, availability, scalability and orchestration. It is significantly “different enough” from MySQL that if you’re a DBA or developer, you’ll learn new things from this talk. This is a semi-hands-on tutorial. The attendees will be told to download a VM before the tutorial, and there will be limited USB keys at the session handed out with material, software, examples and a VM that can be used to explore the functionalities that have been present since MariaDB Server’s inception, with a focus on the features in the 5.5/10.0/10.1 series (coverage will also be on the upcoming 10.2 series). We will use VirtualBox VMs and AWS instances for labs and tests. It is highly recommend for attendees to bring: - A Microsoft Windows/Mac OS X/Linux laptop with VirtualBox pre-installed - Min 4GB RAM - minimum 20GB of disk space to host the VMs on a local drive We will cover these topics: - MariaDB Server up to 10.2: new features, differences with MariaDB 5.5 and MySQL 5.5/5.6, and 10.1/10.2 versus MySQL 5.7 - Install and run the MariaDB Server - MariaDB administration from a DBA standpoint - Learning about the CONNECT and SPIDER engines - Hands on multi-source replication, parallel replication, usage of replication domains and integration with Galera replication (new in MariaDB 10.1 - one single binary now) - MariaDB Galera Cluster and MariaDB MaxScale as a front-end - Plus all the rest that comes with MariaDB Server and how you can use it to your benefit


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Colin Charles

Chief Evangelist, Percona


Colin Charles is the Chief Evangelist at Percona. He was previously on the founding team of MariaDB Server in 2009, and had worked at MySQL since 2005, and been a MySQL user since 2000. Before joining MySQL, he worked actively on the Fedora and projects. He's well known within open source communities in APAC, and has spoken at many conferences.

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