M|18

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Workshops

Choose from four hands-on, half-day workshops to help you master key skills around MariaDB, including high availability, analytics, security and performance. Learn directly from MariaDB engineers, RDBAs and consultants – ask questions, do the labs and become a MariaDB expert.

Keynotes

Get the latest on how companies are adopting open source and modernizing their infrastructure with MariaDB. Be the first to learn about new product features and how we’re making it even easier to fulfill today’s needs and tomorrow’s possibilities.

Sessions

40+ sessions ranging from deeply technical to use cases to product features. Learn and ask questions about security enhancements, performance tuning, cloud and container deployments, microservices, high availability optimizations and more. Tracks: Technology | Infrastructure | Operations | Development | Analytics.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Workshops

Enhance your MariaDB skills by attending one of four in-depth technical workshops. These hands-on learning sessions will delve deep into our products and expand your MariaDB expertise.

M|18 Workshop Topics:

  1. Implementing High Availability for Mission-Critical Databases
  2. Securing MariaDB: Beyond the Basics
  3. High Performance Analytics with MariaDB ColumnStore
  4. Ultimate Performance: Tuning MariaDB for Reliably Faster Performance

Workshops cost $79 and all workshops will start 9:00 a.m. on Monday, February 26. Workshop tickets include access to Monday’s networking lunch. Each workshop is led by a group of MariaDB experts, and class size is strictly limited to ensure individual attention.

Sessions

We’re hard at work planning the agenda for our second annual MariaDB user conference. Here's a sampling of a few of the sessions we've lined up – more to come!

Monday, February 26
What’s New in the MariaDB TX Platform
Why an Advanced Database Proxy is Critical
Dipti Joshi

Speaker

Dipti Joshi
MariaDB
Director of Product Management
Enabling Distributed, Scalable Storage with Spider
Choosing the Right High Availability Strategy for You
Querying and Modeling JSON + Relational Data
Running Oracle PL/SQL Stored Procedures
Querying Data at a Previous Point in Time
Alvin Richards

Speaker

Alvin Richards
MariaDB
Director of Global Field Technical Services
Analyzing Data with the MariaDB AX Platform
Dipti Joshi

Speaker

Dipti Joshi
MariaDB
Director of Product Management
Understanding the Architecture of ColumnStore
Streaming and ML Integration with Data Adapters
Dipti Joshi

Speaker

Dipti Joshi
MariaDB
Director of Product Management
Tracks

Focus Areas

 

Cloud deployments

The cloud makes it easier and faster for developers to build modern applications because it removes the hassle of managing complex infrastructure. But for the teams in charge of DevOps, the cloud brings a host of new challenges. If you’re deploying databases on a public or private cloud, this track will show you what’s possible with MariaDB. Learn best practices for deploying on any cloud – public or private – using Docker, Mesos, Kubernetes and more.

Business and customer use cases

Learn from technology practitioners and business leaders how MariaDB is core to their businesses. If you are responsible for keeping your organization competitive, reducing costs and accelerating time to market, join this track to learn how others have improved their overall operations with MariaDB. Sessions will cover everything from building a business case and establishing open source ROI to use cases and lessons learned from industry leaders around the world.

Big data and analytics

Data scientists know that big data is powering competitive advantage. Join data scientists, developers of analytic applications and other thought leaders to share ideas, discuss what’s coming next and to learn how MariaDB enables high-performance analytics at a massively lower cost than proprietary alternatives. 

How we build MariaDB

Want to know what’s included in the next MariaDB release? Looking for a deep dive into MariaDB architecture? Join this track to hear what’s new – and what’s coming next – directly from MariaDB engineers and product managers. This track will include sessions on the MariaDB roadmap, as well as advanced technical use cases for experts in application development and operations.

Building modern applications with MariaDB

MariaDB’s extensible architecture has many advantages, including support for a variety of storage engines, which expands the types of use cases you can support on a single database. Are you building high-performance analytics? How about web scale and highly responsive customer-facing applications? Or are you simply trying to get started with MariaDB? This track includes sessions that cover everything from getting started with MariaDB to building complex applications with cross-engine joins.

Sponsors

M|18 offers sponsors a chance to directly engage with the growing global audience of MariaDB users to inspire new ideas and solutions. We offer flexible and valuable sponsorship opportunities to suit your needs. Join the journey and sponsor M|18!

 

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