Afraid to upgrade? What's new in InnoDB-plugin/5.1, InnoDB-plugin/5.5, XtraDB

Vadim Tkachenko of Percona will discuss what's new in 5.1 and how to best tune/prepare and get moving to MySQL/XtraDB 5.1!

Vadim Tkachenko Co-Founder & Chief Technical Officer of Percona
Vadim leads Percona's development group, which produces the Percona Server, Percona XtraDB, and Percona XtraBackup. He is an expert in LAMP performance, especially optimizing MySQL and InnoDB internals to take full advantage of modern hardware using his multi-threaded programming background. Source code patches authored by Vadim have been incorporated by Oracle Corporation and its predecessors into the mainstream MySQL and InnoDB products.

Vadim co-founded Percona in 2006 after four years in the High Performance Group within the official MySQL Support Team. He serves on Percona's Executive Team. He also co-authored High Performance MySQL, 2nd Edition with Percona's Peter Zaitsev and Baron Schwartz. Previously he founded a web development company in his native Ukraine. He now lives in California with his wife and their two children.

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 by Bill Karwin
8:00 - 9:00 -- Main presentation Q&A
9:00 - 10:00 -- General discussion/Q&A/networking/etc.
10:00ish -- post-event socializing... aka beers someplace nearby

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  • Sanjeev S.

    it was great ! Only thing i can think is that it was less for upgrade and more for features and benchmark results, which have been showed in webinars too. Overall it was good.

    December 15, 2010

  • A former member
    A former member

    Vidam's talk was very informative. And the group is a good knowledgeable one. I was glad to be there, and look forward to the next one.

    December 15, 2010

  • Timothy D.

    Very timely subject. We still run 5.0 here at

    November 30, 2010

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