Oracle Press Release

Oracle Announces Call for Proposals for MySQL Connect @ OpenWorld 2014

Oracle’s MySQL Engineers, Customers, Partners and Community Members Come Together to Share Best Practices during Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco

Redwood Shores, Calif. – March 18, 2014

News Summary

Millions of organizations around the world trust MySQL to power their business critical web, cloud and embedded applications. To provide these organizations with education and networking opportunities, Oracle OpenWorld, taking place September 29 – October 2, 2014 in San Francisco, is hosting MySQL Connect @ OpenWorld. This focused content represents a unique opportunity to hear directly from Oracle’s MySQL engineers about the latest features, enhancements and plans, and enables MySQL customers, partners and community members to network and share best practices and success stories. MySQL users are encouraged to submit speaking proposals and share their insights. The call for proposals is open through April 15, 2014.

News Facts

Oracle today announced that the call for proposals for MySQL Connect @ OpenWorld 2014 is now open. Part of Oracle OpenWorld 2014, MySQL Connect @ OpenWorld will be held September 29 - October 2, 2014 in San Francisco.
MySQL customers, partners and community members are encouraged to submit proposals to present best practices, case studies and insights gained working with the world’s most popular open source database. Proposals can be submitted for conference sessions, Birds-of-a-Feather sessions and tutorials.
MySQL Connect @ OpenWorld will feature five tracks:
Performance and Scalability
High Availability and Replication
Cloud and Big Data
Database Administration and DevOps
Architecture and Application Development
Details and submission guidelines are available at: http://www.oracle.com/openworld/call-for-papers/index.html#general. The call for proposals will be open until April 15, 2014.
More information and registration will be available in the coming weeks.

Supporting Quotes

“In addition to learning about the latest MySQL developments, MySQL Connect @ OpenWorld allows you to share your insights and network with other MySQL users at Oracle OpenWorld,” said Calvin Sun, Senior Engineering Manager at Twitter.
“MySQL is at the forefront of today’s hottest technologies including, web, cloud and big data,” said Tomas Ulin, Vice President of MySQL Engineering at Oracle. “MySQL Connect @ OpenWorld provides a tremendous opportunity to share insights and best practices for building next-generation applications while allowing attendees to network with Oracle’s MySQL engineers and some of the best MySQL professionals in the world.”

Supporting Resources

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