MySQL Day Boston

May 3, 2023 | 9 a.m.–4 p.m. ET
Oracle Boston—Burlington, Massachusetts

Event registration is closed

We’re delighted to invite you to MySQL Day Boston on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, at the Oracle Boston—Burlington campus (first-floor conference room 1102).

The event will cover the latest innovations and capabilities of MySQL and MySQL HeatWave. We’ll highlight the latest MySQL Enterprise Edition, security, InnoDB ClusterSet, and MySQL Operator for Kubernetes. We’ll look at the latest innovations in MySQL HeatWave for analytics and machine learning (ML), and we’ll present performance benchmarks for MySQL HeatWave Lakehouse. MySQL HeatWave is available on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Microsoft Azure.

We’ll also have guest speakers join us to share their experience with MySQL and talk about how MySQL helps them fulfill their business needs while lowering costs. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. This will be a hands-on activity, full of learning from the MySQL team, meeting with peers, and mingling with other dolphins.

We’re looking forward to seeing you!

The MySQL North America team


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Registration and welcome breakfast


MySQL innovations

MySQL EE in a nutshell

Success story: Brown University, MySQL 8.0 Experience

Coffee break

MySQL HeatWave for OLTP, OLAP, and ML

MySQL Management Service

MySQL HeatWave on AWS

Lunch break

MySQL High Availability and disaster recovery

Introduction to MySQL Shell for Visual Studio Code


Networking reception

Event speaker

Scott Einaugler
Scott Einaugler MySQL Cloud Sales Manager, North America East, Oracle

Scott has over 20 years of sales and management experience. He has been a sales manager for the East leading the Cloud MySQL sales activities since the start of the year. Scott brings a consultative sales approach to help customers understand their needs and how to best utilize MySQL in the cloud. Prior to this, he has held several other manager and sales roles covering Cloud, Big Data, and IT Infrastructure.

Scott is based in Austin, Texas and while not at work enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 daughters.

Chris Gordon
Chris Gordon Manager, Database Services, Brown University
Kenny Gryp
Kenny Gryp Director, MySQL Product Management, Oracle

Kenny is currently a director of MySQL product management at Oracle. He got his start using MySQL in the early 2000s as a DBA and systems engineer. He spent eight years at Percona as a MySQL consultant, architect, and practice manager before joining Oracle.

Mughees Minhas
Mughees Minhas Product Management Sr Vice President - Enterprise and Cloud Manageability, Oracle

Mughees Minhas is responsible for product management and strategy for MySQL, Oracle Database manageability, Enterprise Manager, and OCI Observability and Management technologies. He has more than 20 years of experience developing innovative technologies with special interests in the areas of systems management, observability, database performance diagnostics and SQL optimization. Mughees is a frequent speaker at various forums and has authored several papers on the internal workings and usage best practices of a wide variety of Oracle technologies. Mughees holds an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from Washington University and an MBA from Columbia Business School. He currently serves as Senior Vice President of Products in the Corporate Architecture division.

Seema Sundara
Seema Sundara MySQL HeatWave Development Architect, Oracle

Seema is currently a technical architect with the MySQL HeatWave team. She has over 20 years of experience building databases and distributed systems. Prior to joining the HeatWave team, she was a part of the Oracle database server team. Her interests lie in several aspects of database development, including but not limited to, query optimization, indexing, semantic and graph processing, performance, lakehouses, and autonomous databases.

Sriram Vrinda
Sriram Vrinda Director, Product Management, Oracle
Sara Williams
Sara Williams Senior Director of Sales, Oracle

Sara was promoted to Senior Director for the MySQL North America Software Unit in September 2019. She has spent the past 17 years in the database technology field and witnessed MySQL mature from a small European database start-up to become the most popular open-source database in the market today. MySQL now has over 20,000 commercial customers and powers business critical applications all around the world in retail stores, gaming companies, mobile service provider and cellular networks, governments, web-properties, public cloud providers, and is embedded within thousands of software and appliance product lines.


  • Oracle Boston—Burlington, Massachusetts
    6 Van de Graaff Drive
    Burlington, MA, 01803
    First-floor conference room 1102