Creator of MySQL: MySQL's Little Sister, MariaDB - Drop-In Replacement for MySQL

Monty Widenius, Founder & Creator of MySQL & CTO of MariaDB
Free beer, pizza, swag & shots of BLACK VODKA!
Co-sponsored by AppNexus' Engineering@Scale

A Database Month event:
www.DatabaseMonth.com/database/mariadb-monty-widenius

This presentation by Monty Widenius, father of the MySQL & MariaDB databases, will cover:

  • Brief intro - the MySQL/MariaDB story
  • MariaDB new features (that are not in MySQL)
  • Comparisions to MySQL
  • MariaDB and NoSQL
  • What we are working on just now in MariaDB
  • Why MariaDB is guaranteed to be free
  • How you can be part of developing MariaDB

Monty Widenius, Founder & Creator of MySQL & CTO of MariaDB

Michael "Monty" Widenius is the Founder and Original Developer of MySQL, the world's most popular open source database.

Monty has worked on the MySQL codebase since 1981. At least 60% of the MySQL code is still his.

He is a MySQL Fellow and also the Founder and CEO of Monty Program Ab that is developing MariaDB, the new community-developed branch of MySQL.

(Doors-open at 6:15pm)
Swag giveaway at 6:30pm
Power-Networking at 6:40pm
Presentation starts at 6:45pm

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A Database Month event:
www.DatabaseMonth.com/database/mariadb-monty-widenius

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  • Eric David Benari

    HD-video of the event at http://www.DatabaseMonth.com/da...­

    June 12, 2013

  • Joel

    Great...convinced me to try it as a replacement.

    May 31, 2013

  • Maria Campbell

    When you find out where Monty is posting his slides, can you let us all know? Thanks so much!

    May 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Is this going to be streamed live somewhere? Or will it be recorded?

    May 30, 2013

    • Eric David Benari

      Indeed it was recorded, HD-video of the event will be posted shortly

      2 · May 30, 2013

  • Maria Campbell

    It was great. I learned alot, and how timely, considering this week was also Wordpress 10 years. Great way to wrap up what I call "open source week"! I thought the opener to the evening was hilarious. Nice touch!

    1 · May 30, 2013

  • Shu Bin Zhu

    Great to see the Creator in person

    May 30, 2013

  • Martin Rybak

    Great job! Thanks Monty!

    May 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry ...need rest

    May 30, 2013

  • Zachary

    'twas SQL and static views
    Did sort and compile in the slave
    All Memcached were the normal rows
    And the backups, outraged

    1 · May 30, 2013

  • Susan Hyon

    Plus 1

    May 30, 2013

  • Tommy

    New in NYC

    May 29, 2013

  • Marie

    Plus 1

    May 29, 2013

  • Catherine Trejo

    +1 :)

    May 28, 2013

  • Michael Widenius

    Looking forward to be in New York on Thursday and meet as many MySQL/MariaDB users as possible!
    Please take with you wishes for future MariaDB/MySQL features so that we can discuss these!

    1 · May 27, 2013

  • David Giglio

    First the creator of PHP, now the creator of MySQL. Good stuff.

    1 · May 24, 2013

  • David Swain

    Looking forward to seeing Monty

    May 23, 2013

  • Zachary

    Interested to hear about new developments from a pedigreed persona

    May 20, 2013

  • Jiaqing Wang

    +1

    May 9, 2013

  • Wilson

    +1

    May 6, 2013

  • Gennady Gurov

    mysql mysql ra ra ra

    May 6, 2013

  • Jim Frederick

    sweet!

    May 3, 2013

  • Anthony Lopez

    excited

    May 3, 2013

  • Martin Rybak

    Can't wait!

    May 3, 2013

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