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Join us June 17, 2013 for Percona MySQL University in Portland, Oregon. This full-day event will provide you with deep insights into MySQL as well as an opportunity to network with the local MySQL community. The practical knowledge you'll receive will help you be more successful in tackling your own MySQL challenges.

Percona cofounder and CTO Vadim Tkachenko and senior developer and database tools specialist Daniel Nichter (a.k.a. Percona Toolkit guru) will lead some of the day's sessions. Please scroll down to view the day’s full agenda.

The daylong event will be held at Portland State University's Smith Memorial Student Union which is located at 1825 SW Broadway, Portland, Oregon 97201.

Afterward, join us at Paddy's Bar and Grill where Tag1 Consulting will be hosting an after-party to give attendees a chance to socialize with your fellow Percona MySQL University attendees, as well as Percona and Tag1 Consulting employees. Drinks and appetizers will be provided. The address is 65 SW Yamhill St., just under a mile from Smith Memorial Student Union.

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Monday, June 17, 2013


Smith Memorial Student Union

1825 SW Broadway Suite 327
Portland, Oregon, USA


Time Title Speakers Slides
8:00am to 9:00am [Registration & Welcome]
9:00am to 9:30am How Percona Helps You to Run MySQL Successfully Vadim Tkachenko
9:30am to 10:30am Introduction into Percona XtraDB Cluster Vadim Tkachenko
10:30am to 11:00am [Break]
11:00am to 11:30am MHA in the Cloud Garrick Peterson
11:30am to 12:00pm Challenges in Accessing and Importing US Government Datasets into Relational Databases Andrew Ferlitsch
12:00pm to 1:00pm [Lunch Break]
1:00pm to 1:30pm How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love Big Data Matt Yonkovit
1:30pm to 2:00pm Conquering Big Data with MySQL and Shard Query Justin Swanhart
2:00pm to 2:30pm [Break]
2:30pm to 3:30pm Survey of Percona Toolkit: Command-line Tools for MySQL Daniel Nichter
3:30pm to 4:00pm Percona XtraBackup: Features Review Vadim Tkachenko
4:00pm to 4:30pm [Break]
4:30pm to 5:00pm Verifying MySQL Replication Integrity with pt-table-checksum Daniel Nichter
5:00pm to 5:30pm Performance Improvements and New Features in MySQL 5.6 Vadim Tkachenko
5:30pm to 7:00pm [Networking & Socializing event at Paddy's Bar and Grill]

Paddy's is located at 65 SW Yamhill St. in Downtown Portland. For those that prefer to walk, it is just under a mile to reach Paddy's from Smith Memorial Student Union where MySQL University is being held. It is also very easily reached by riding the MAX train; simply take the Yellow or Green line North (board on SW 6th St.), and get off at the Pioneer Courthouse Square stop. From there, either walk 0.3 miles East on Yamill St. to reach Paddy's, or board a Red or Blue MAX train on the South side of Pioneer Courthouse Square (heading East towards Airport/Gresham), and get off at the Yamhill District stop which is right next to Paddy's.


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