Thursday Sep 22, 2011

Come Swim with the Dolphins

By Monica Kumar

Enjoy an Ocean of MySQL Content and Activities

Dolphins are thriving at Oracle! Join us at Oracle OpenWorld 2011 and see how Oracle is driving MySQL innovation hand in hand with the users and community. We have an ocean of MySQL content for you to choose from, including these highlights:

  • MySQL General Session: The State of the Dolphin (Session 20281) Monday, Oct. 3, 12:30 p.m., Marriott Marquis, Salon 9. Don’t miss this executive session with ­Tomas Ulin, VP of MySQL Engineering, as he discusses MySQL strategy, roadmap, new features, and what’s in store for the upcoming MySQL releases.
  • Ticketmaster: Building the Fastest Ticketing Site with MySQL and Oracle Database (Session 21340) Monday, Oct. 3, 5:00 p.m., Marriott Marquis, Golden Gate B. Join Ed Presz, VP, Database Services, and Jorge Chereque, Director of Infrastructure at Ticketmaster, as they discuss why they chose a combination of MySQL and Oracle Database for powering one of the world’s largest online ticketing sites.
  • Getting the Most Out of MySQL on Windows (Session 20264) Tuesday, Oct. 4, 1:15 p.m., Marriott Marquis, Golden Gate C2. Did you know that Windows is the #1 development platform for MySQL? In this session, learn about all the tools at your disposal to get the most out of MySQL on Windows.
  • MySQL Community Reception Tuesday, Oct. 4, 7:00 p.m., Foothill G. Join the MySQL team for fun and festivities while networking with your peers and MySQL community members. RSVP now to save a spot.
  • Hands-on Lab—MySQL Workbench: Developing MySQL Applications on Windows (Session 30580) Tuesday, Oct. 4, 11:45 a.m., Marriott Marquis, Salon 10/11.
  • Meet the MySQL Experts at the MySQL demopods, Monday through Wednesday, Moscone South, Oracle DEMOgrounds.

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