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OSDN announces three-day conference on open source database technology

Aug 09, 2001, 15:37 (2 Talkback[s])

The Open Source Development Network with support from NuSphere will be holding its second annual Open Source Database Summit in September 23-25 at The Westin Providence in Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

This three-day conference will cover developments in Berkeley DB, MySQL, PostgreSQL and Interbase and how to implement and interface with them.

The conference website says the key topics covered will include:

  • Database Internals
  • Real World Database Applications
  • MySQL/PostgreSQL/Interbase
  • Writing Database Applications (front-ends, etc.)
  • Database Programming Concerns
  • Kernel And File System Concerns
  • Writing Efficient SQL
  • Database Administration
  • Database Hardware Interaction

A recent announcement posted to the MySQL announcement list said that several leading database experts will be attending, including:

  • Britt Johnston, Chief Technical Officer, NuSphere
  • David Axmark, Co-founder, MySQL AB
  • Michael Olson, Vice President of Marketing, Sleepycat Software, Inc.
  • Ann Harrison, President, IBPhoenix
  • John Scott, Senior Partner, August Associates
  • Bruce Momjian, Vice President of Database Development, Great Bridge, LLC

More information about the conference can be found at http://www.osdn.com/conferences/osdb2/.