Why are companies such as WikiMedia, Softvoyage as well as Gentoo, OpenSUSE, Fedora, Slackwear and other Linux distributions making the move to MariaDB? What is the real gain of making the switch? Performance? Stability? Reliability? NoSQL/New SQL integration? Just being truly open source?
Ivan Zoratti, SkySQL's CTO will host an open discussion on MariaDB, and answer the questions above as well as other questions that you may have. Ivan will address not just the current state of MariaDB and MySQL, but will also provide some insight into what is in store for MariaDB's future.
Ivan is CTO at SkySQL Ab, where he leads the engineering and he is responsible for the vision and evolution of new database solutions and services. Prior to that, he worked at MySQL AB / Sun / Oracle for 6 years. An IT veteran close to 30 years of experience, he has been founder and CTO of various companies, journalist and author of technical books and publications.
6:30 - 7:00 -- Doors open/general socializing & food provided by Percona
7:00 - 7:15 -- Intro/announcements
7:15 - 8:00(ish) -- Main presentation
8:00 - 8:30 -- Main presentation Q&A 8:30 - 9:00 -- General discussion/Q&A/networking/etc.
9:00ish -- post-event socializing... aka beers someplace nearby
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