The Conference Speakers of the 2008 MySQL Conference
provides some common and interesting names of companies not
common in MySQL circles such as eBay, Microsoft Corporation, HP,
Symantec. I see speakers outside of MySQL from countries
including USA, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Japan and Australia.
I did some data analysis of the speakers list. There are 150
speakers, there are 45 from MySQL. Other companies with multiple
speakers include Sun Microsystems, Kickfire, Linbit, Cafepress,
Open Query, Proven Scaling, Standford Linear Accelerate Center,
UC Berkeley, Siz Apart, The Hive, Zmanda, MySQL Performance Blog,
Infobright, Digg, Grazr and of course PrimeBase Technologies.
Only two MySQL speakers have listed “MySQL/Sun” the rest are
“MySQL”. I wonder what the policy is here? You have “Oracle /
Innobase” and “Innobase / Oracle Corp.” …[Read more]