Saturday Jul 25, 2009

Get 50% Off Your Ticket for Summit at Stanford

We have a 50% discount for Summit at Stanford (July 28-30, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA), presented by AlwaysOn and Stanford Technology Venture Program. Just click on this link and the discount is applied automatically.

If you plan to attend the AlwaysOn conference , we hope you'll stop by the Sun Startup Essentials & Visuvi table.

The keynotes and panels are really impressive: http://alwayson.goingon.com/permalink/post/32096 

Don't miss the panel with Juan Carlos Soto, VP of Cloud Computing at Sun, and the keynote with Visuvi's CEO, Christopher Boone, both on Wednesday, July 29th.  Visuvi will show off their impressive image-based search engine.

The Rainmakers in Cloud Computing 

12:45: Ballroom 1

Will tech giants or startups leverage "the cloud" best? As big firms ramp up offerings and startups offer mgmt & delivery solutions, who's creating the most value for investors? 

Moderator: Rafe Needleman, Editor, CNET

Ken Comee, CEO, Cast Iron Systems 

Monica Lam, Co-founder & Chief Scientist, MokaFive

Juan Carlos Soto, VP, Sun Microsystems

Chip Hazard, General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners

Michael Stein, CEO, Darkstrand

Michael Peachey, Chief Architect & Dir. Engineering-Cloud Computing, TIBCO


CEO Showcase session

2:35 Ballroom 1

Christopher M. Boone, CEO, Visuvi 

Friday Oct 24, 2008

What does the MySQL community look like?

My hat goes off to the MySQL team for a great event yesterday in London on the "MySQL Customer Conference 2008" tour.  Following on from Munich, Germany, the team, along with sponsors and customers such as BetFair's TradeFair (who moved to MySQL from the big 'O') - presented to a packed audience of over 300.

Topics included:

  • Overview of Sun & MySQL marriage (match made in heaven :-) )
  • MySQL exciting upcoming features
  • Performance, scaling, and virtualisation
  • HA & Backup strategics
Here are just a few take-aways that you should know about....
The cost of an Enterprise support license (huge discount also available for SSE members by the way) is the same price as the big 'O''s single CPU price!
Scaling MySQL on CMT (Chip Multi-Threading) saves you big money, reduces carbon output greatly and requires less electricity & cooling.
Data-Warehousing with MySQL is amazing, latencies and performance is market leading
Solaris (especially with ZFS) & MySQL is an amazing match - people still don't know about 'Why Solaris' :-(
Sun not only offers Memcached support but also contributes to the codebase!



There was also a drinks reception at the end of the day.  Unfortunately I did not make it to the MySQL meetup or the MashUp event following the conference.  London Underground's central line closed due to a "body on the line" :-(

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