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COUG January 15th Presentation featuring Alex Kizer from Longview Systems.

Presentation: Introduction to MySQL Database

MySQL is the most popular Open Source SQL database management system. It is developed, distributed, and supported by Oracle Corporation. MySQL database is a proven business-critical database that provides incredible scale and performance at a significantly lower total cost of ownership. At the same time, MySQL is also easy to deploy, easy to use, and requires low administration. Many of the world’s largest and fastest-growing organizations, including Facebook, Google, Adobe, Alcatel Lucent and Zappos rely on MySQL to save time and money, by powering their high-volume Web sites, business-critical systems and packaged software.
In this presentation we’re going to introduce and install MySQL database on Windows and Linux platforms.

  • This presentation will explain the capabilities and provide a real-life demonstration of the use of In-Memory techniques.

Speaker: Alex Kizer, Longview Systems

  • Alex Kizer is an Oracle Certified Professional, MySQL DBA and Developer with 6 years experience as an IT Support and Database Administrator.
  • Alex has been involved in creating and leading a centralized database implementation (~350 tables), data modeling, data warehouse, business objects reporting and is currently a systems consultant at Longview providing database solutions for various clients.
  • He previously worked for Intel Corporation and has 8 years of international Engineering Technology experience in manufacturing QA, project improvement, and data analysis.

Date: January 15, 2015
Registration: 8:00 am
Presentation: 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Presentation Location:
Suncor Energy Centre (West Tower)
150 ­ 6th Avenue SW
17th floor – Room 17J

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