Drizzle, Virtualizing and Scaling MySQL for the Future

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Accepted Session
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Scheduled: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 from 9:00 – 9:45am in B301

Excerpt

Ever wondered what would happen if you could rethink a decade worth of design changes? Drizzle is a redesign of the MySQL server targeted at web development and optimized for Cloud applications.

Description

Ever wondered what would happen if you could rethink a decade worth of design changes? Drizzle is a redesign of the MySQL server targeted at web development and optimized for Cloud applications. Update yourself on the latest features, and use cases for Drizzle7 and what is in store for the near future.

In the talk we will delve into Drizzle’s multi-master support features, replication, and why no group commit is required.

We’ll also explore forecast for Drizzle, a database ? Brian provides an overview of the Drizzle project’s current state as well as what’s ahead.

Speaking experience

Speaker

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    Brian Aker

    Data Differential LLC

    Biography

    Brian has spent his life working on the details of how to build and scale out systems. He is currently working on a new MicroKernel designed MySQL called Drizzle and is building the plumbing required for a new generation of large scale computer deployment. He also spends time working on Apache Modules, Memcached, and Gearman.

    In the past, he has been involved with projects for the Army Engineer Corps, The VirtualHospital, Splunk, MySQL, Slashdot, and was a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems. He calls Seattle his home since that is where his dog Rosalynd is.

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