Conferences

Video: Performing MySQL Backups Using LVM Snapshots

At the 2008 MySQL User Conference and Expo, Lenz Grimmer spoke about "Performing MySQL Backups Using LVM Snapshots". Download the slides, see people's notes, and more on the MySQL Forge Wiki at http://forge.mysql.com/wiki/MySQLConf2008WednesdayNotes#Performing_MySQL_Backups_Using_LVM_Snapshots

Video: Optimizing MySQL and InnoDB on Solaris 10 for World's Largest Photo Blogging Community

At the 2008 MySQL User Conference and Expo, Farhan Mashraqi spoke about "Optimizing MySQL and InnoDB on Solaris 10 for World's Largest Photo Blogging Community". Download the slides, see people's notes, and more on the MySQL Forge Wiki at http://forge.mysql.com/wiki/MySQLConf2008ThursdayNotes#Optimizing_MySQL_and_InnoDB_on_Solaris_10_for_World.27s_Largest_Photo_Blogging_Community

Video: External Language Stored Procedures

At the 2008 MySQL User Conference and Expo, Eric Herman and Antony Curtis spoke about "External Language Stored Procedures". Download the slides, see people's notes, and more on the MySQL Forge Wiki at http://forge.mysql.com/wiki/MySQLConf2008ThursdayNotes#External_Language_Stored_Procedures

Video: Falcon for Innodb Users

At the 2008 MySQL User Conference and Expo, Ann Harrison and Kevin Lewis spoke about "Falcon for Innodb Users". Download the slides, see people's notes, and more on the MySQL Forge Wiki at http://forge.mysql.com/wiki/MySQLConf2008WednesdayNotes#Falcon_for_InnoDB_Users

Video: The MySQL Query Cache

At the 2008 MySQL User Conference and Expo, Baron Schwartz spoke on "The MySQL Query Cache". Download the slides, see people's notes, and more on the MySQL Forge Wiki at http://forge.mysql.com/wiki/MySQLConf2008WednesdayNotes#The_MySQL_Query_Cache

Video: Architecture of Maria: A New Storage Engine with a Transactional Design

At the 2008 MySQL User Conference and Expo, Monty Widenius spoke on "Architecture of Maria: A New Storage Engine with a Transactional Design ". Download the slides, see people's notes, and more on the MySQL Forge Wiki at http://forge.mysql.com/wiki/MySQLConf2008WednesdayNotes#Architecture_of_Maria:_A_New_Storage_Engine_with_a_Transactional_Design

Video: Applied Partitioning and Scaling Your Database System

At the 2008 MySQL User Conference and Expo, Phil Hildebrand spoke on "Applied Partitioning and Scaling Your Database System". Download the slides, see people's notes, and more on the MySQL Forge Wiki at http://forge.mysql.com/wiki/MySQLConf2008WednesdayNotes#Applied_Partitioning_and_Scaling_Your_Database_System.

Video: Portable Scale-out Benchmarks for MySQL

Robert Hodges of Continuent presents "Portabe Scaleout Benchmarks for MySQL" at the 2008 MySQL User Conference and Expo. (video is embedded at the bottom of this post).

Slides are at http://assets.en.oreilly.com/1/event/2/Portable%20Scale-out%20Benchmarks%20for%20MySQL%20Presentation.pdf

Database scale-out architectures promise tremendous capacity increases simply by adding hardware. There are, however, significant differences depending on the scale-out approach you choose. This talk presents a new set of open source benchmarking tools called Bristlecone (http://bristlecone.continuent.org) that allow any user with access to Java to set up and start to run performance benchmarks in a few minutes.

Video: Faster, Greener, Cheaper: Why Every MySQL Database Server Will One Day Have a SQL Chip

At the 2008 MySQL User Conference and Expo, Rick Falkvinge of the Swedish Pirate Party delivered a keynote on "Copyright Regime vs. Civil Liberties".

Video: Copyright Regime vs. Civil Liberties

At the 2008 MySQL User Conference and Expo, Rick Falkvinge of the Swedish Pirate Party delivered a keynote on "Copyright Regime vs. Civil Liberties".

Video: Securing MySQL for a Security Audit

At the 2008 MySQL User Conference and Expo, Brian Miezejewski gave a workshop on "Securing MySQL for a Security Audit".

Video: Practical MySQL for Web Applications

At the 2008 MySQL User Conference and Expo, Domas Mituzas gave a workshop on "Practical MySQL for Web Applications".

Video: Testing PHP/MySQL Applications with PHPUnit/DbUnit

At the 2008 MySQL Users Conference and Expo, Sebastian Bergmann presented "Video: Testing PHP/MySQL Applications with PHPUnit/DbUnit". See all the blog posts others have written about the tutorial from the Forge Wiki at http://forge.mysql.com/wiki/MySQLConf2008TuesdayNotes#Testing_PHP.2FMySQL_Applications_with_PHPUnit.2FDbUnit.

Video: A Head in the Cloud -- The Power of Infrastructure as a Service

At the 2008 MySQL Users Conference and Expo, Werner Vogels of Amazon.com delivered a keynote called "A Head in the Cloud -- The Power of Infrastructure as a Service". See all the blog posts others have written about the tutorial from the Forge Wiki at http://forge.mysql.com/wiki/MySQLConf2008TuesdayNotes#A_Head_in_the_Cloud_-_The_Power_of_Infrastructure_as_a_Service.

Video: Awards Presentation at the 2008 MySQL Users Conference and Expo

At the 2008 MySQL Users Conference and Expo, Mårten Mickos handed out the 2008 awards for Application, Partner and Community Members of the year See all the blog posts others have written about the tutorial from the Forge Wiki at http://forge.mysql.com/wiki/MySQLConf2008TuesdayNotes#State_of_MySQL.