Opening introduction from Colin Charles got us started. Karen Tegan Padir VP MySQL & Software Infrastructure was the opening keynote.
She comes from a strong tech background and is passionate about open source, the communities and how to make a successful product.
There isn’t a person that doesn’t go a day without interacting with a website or hardware system that uses a MySQL database.
The big news was the announcement of MySQL 5.4 - Performance & Scalability. Key features include.
- InnoDb scalability 16way x86 and 64 way CMT servers
- subquery optimization
- new query algorithms
- improved stored procedures, and prepared statements
- enhanced Information Schema
- improved DTrace Support
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