Thursday, December 11, 2008

Speaking at the MySQL Conference 2009

I am very proud to announce that so far, two proposal I submitted for the MySQL Conference 2009 have been approved! Wohoo!

(Did you submit a proposal too, and you still didn't receive a reply? No worries - there is a massive amount of proposals to go through. From past years experience I can say - Don't despair, just have some patience. It can take some time for the MySQL community guys to work though all the proposals.)

As every year, I am looking forward to this event a lot, and having the opportunity to speak there just brings a big smile to my face ;)

Anyway - These are the approved proposals:

  • Gearing up MySQL: Implementing MySQL synchronization for browser-based apps using an embedded database (powered by Google Gears)

  • Practical MySQL Plugin Development

The first proposal is for a 45 minute seminar on how to effectively use a client side embedded database in browser applications, and how to synchronize that local data to a remote mysql server. It is focussed on Google Gears, but the principles and approach is equally applicable to a HTML 5 compliant implementation of a browser embedded SQL database (such as Safari).

The second proposal is for a 3 hour tutorial. The aim is to do a hands-on tutorial on the basics of MySQL plugins that is suitable even for those that have no prior C/C++ skills. Yeah, it may sound ambitious, but last year I did a UDF tutorial along the same lines, and that seemed to work out pretty good. I am very lucky to be doing this one together with Sergei Golubchik, one of the MySQL Server devs that has seen every corner of the server, and who actively architects the plugin API. Really - if you want to learn about plugins, don't miss your chance to learn it at the conference.

I will most likely provide some more details on the sessions later on, but feel free to post a comment in case you want to know more.


Jeremy Zawodny said...

I look forward to it.

rpbouman said...

Thanks Jeremy! Looking forward to meeting you too ;)

See you at the UC!

Anonymous said...

Look forward to seeing you at the UC !!

rpbouman said...

Hi Tom!

same here dude, I noticed you got a tutorial to do, congrats!



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