SkySQL and MariaDB Will Host Second Annual "MySQL(R) and Cloud Database Solutions Day"

SkySQL and MariaDB Will Host Second Annual "MySQL(R) and Cloud Database 
Solutions Day" 
Free Event Featuring Tutorials, Keynotes and Solutions Lounge Taking
Place April 26, 2013 at Hyatt Regency Santa Clara 
SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/05/13 --  SkySQL, the trusted
provider of open source database solutions, and MariaDB, created by
MySQL(R)-database-creator Michael (Monty) Widenius and its employees,
today announced the companies will organize and host their 2nd annual
MySQL(R) and Cloud Database Solutions Day on April 26, 2013, at the
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara. The free event, taking place directly
after the Percona Live: MySQL User Conference and Expo 2013, will
provide tutorials and keynotes from MySQL and MariaDB visionaries,
customers and partners.  
To register and learn more about the event, please visit: 
The day will begin with Monty Widenius and Patrik Sallner, SkySQL
CEO, sharing insights on the current and future trends pertaining to
the most popular open source database, as well as the Cloud. The
event itself features two technical tracks: one focused on the MySQL
& MariaDB databases and related technologies, with a second focused
on best practices for deploying database applications in the Cloud.
Speakers will also include big data and analytics experts, as well as
SkySQL & MariaDB customers, users and partners. 
Attendees will learn about the new and improved MariaDB, how to adapt
their MySQL solutions to the Cloud, create a high availability
environment for their MySQL database, and more as well as receive
free, hands-on help with their MySQL or MariaDB database
installations from expert SkySQL & MariaDB consultants in the
Solutions Lounge. 
A powerful day of learning for MySQL DBAs, application developers
building solutions on MySQL and development/engineering management,
the MySQL(R) and Cloud Database Solutions Day takes place immediately
following the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo, providing an
extra day of free tutorials and discussions on core topics with
exclusive speakers. Lunch will be served to all registered attendees. 
What: MySQL(R) and Cloud Database Solutions Day 
 When: Friday, April
26, 2013
 Where: Hyatt Regency Santa Clara - Santa Clara, Calif. 
Who: MySQL DBAs, appl
ication developers building solutions on
MySQL/MariaDB and development/engineering management 
Last year, more than 250 professionals attended the inaugural event,
experiencing a unique look at the state of the database landscape and
hearing directly from influencers on the direction of the industry in
"The Solutions Day event is the perfect platform for us to continue
to discuss plans for SkySQL & MariaDB cooperating on open source
projects, partners and commercial solutions," said Widenius. 
"Last year's Solutions Day was a must-attend event for me," said Dan
Berry, director data management at Constant Contact. "I learned much
and gained valuable insight from in-person meetings with great minds
in open source. I can't wait to see what they have in store for this
year's event."  
Additional community suggestions and input on the event's content are
more than welcome. Those interested in submitting ideas, please send
an email to 
Helpful Links  

--  MySQL(R) and Cloud Database Solutions Day
--  SkySQL Website
--  SkySQL on Twitter
--  SkySQL on Facebook

About SkySQL
 SkySQL is the trusted provider of open source database
solutions for MySQL and MariaDB users -- in the enterprise and cloud,
providing over 350 enterprise customers including Canal+, ClubMed,
Constant Contact, Deutsche Telekom, La Poste, Virgin Mobile, Western
Digital and XING with database deployment and management solutions. 
With 250+ years of original MySQL experience, SkySQL has the leading
MySQL talent pool with sponsorship by the original MySQL and MariaDB
creators. It has also developed cloud-based database management
solutions that bring ease of use, while providing an effective way to
increase database productivity both in the enterprise and the cloud. 
For more information, please visit, and follow the
company's conversations on Twitter and Facebook. 
About Monty Program
 Monty Program Ab was founded by Michael "Monty"
Widenius, the founder and creator of MySQL(R). Monty Program is a
center of engineering excellence for MariaDB, the Aria storage
engine, MySQL(R), and other associated technologies. 
More than half of its staff are full-time developers, including most
of the original MySQL engineers, some new personnel, and Monty. The
organization has a better knowledge of the core MySQL(R) code than
any other company, is well funded and takes a long-term view with its
plans and strategies. 
For more information, visit: 
MySQL is a registered trademark of Oracle and/or its affiliates.
MariaDB is a registered trademark of Monty Program Ab. 
SkySQL and the SkySQL logo are trademarks of SkySQL Inc. or SkySQL
Ab. Neither SkySQL nor Monty Program is affiliated with MySQL or
Oracle. All other company and product names may be trademarks or
service marks of their respective owners. 
Jennifer Wilbur 
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