Oracle Press Release

Oracle’s MySQL Experts and MySQL Community to Gather at Second Annual MySQL Connect Conference

Unique Opportunity to Learn about the Latest MySQL Innovations, Roadmap, Best Practices and to Share Ideas and Experiences - September 21 - 23, 2013 in San Francisco

Redwood Shores, Calif. – August 21, 2013

News Facts

Oracle will host the second annual MySQL Connect conference September 21-23 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square.
This year’s three-day event provides a unique opportunity for the MySQL community to gain in-depth knowledge directly from Oracle’s MySQL experts.
The conference kicks-off on Saturday with a keynote from Edward Screven, Oracle Chief Corporate Architect and Tomas Ulin, vice president, MySQL Engineering – The State of the Dolphin – covering the latest MySQL developments and strategy.
A customer panel keynote with Facebook, Linkedin, PayPal, and Twitter will discuss: Current MySQL Usage Models and Future Developments.
MySQL Connect will be filled with over 80 technical sessions, hands-on labs and Birds of a Feather (BOF) sessions delivered by Oracle’s MySQL engineers, community members, partners and renowned customers including:
In-depth sessions on top topics for database professionals are covered in five tracks:
Performance and Scalability
High Availability and Replication
Cloud and Big Data
Architecture and Application Development
Database Administration and DevOps
As an add-on package, attendees also have the opportunity to attend an extra full day of MySQL Connect Tutorials on September 23. For tutorial details visit:
Full conference content can be found here.
Save $300 over the onsite price by registering now.
MySQL Connect is being held in conjunction with Oracle OpenWorld 2013.
Sponsorship opportunities are still available.

Supporting Quote

"Next month the top MySQL industry experts, the top Oracle MySQL engineers, and key decision makers will be in one place – at MySQL Connect 2013. Attendees will get direct access to the Oracle developers that are shaping the world's most popular open source database. Speakers at MySQL Connect will be giving great insights and detailed explanations into current and new MySQL features, tackling today's problems of big data, cloud computing and mobile applications. Oracle has, with the releases of MySQL 5.5 and MySQL 5.6, made great improvements to the product, a benefit for all users in the MySQL community ecosystem," said Ronald Bradford, CEO, Effective MySQL.

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