March 21, 2013 17:37 ET

SkySQL and MariaDB Unveil Agenda for 2nd Annual "MySQL® and Cloud Database Solutions Day" on April 26 in Santa Clara

Database and Cloud Tutorials as Well as Keynotes Now Include Speakers From Calpont, Codership/Galera, Craigslist, MariaDB, SkySQL and the OpenStack Foundation

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 21, 2013) - SkySQL, the trusted provider of open source database solutions, and MariaDB, created by MySQL®-database-creator Michael (Monty) Widenius and its employees, today unveiled the agenda and list of speakers for next month's second annual MySQL® and Cloud Database Solutions Day. Speakers from Calpont, Canonical, Codership, Craigslist, MariaDB, OpenStack, and SkySQL, round up a full day of tutorials and keynotes on all things MySQL and MariaDB databases for enterprise and cloud.

The free event begins with a joint keynote by Monty Widenius and Patrik Sallner of SkySQL, followed by two specialized tracks -- Database and Cloud. The two tracks feature detailed talks and tutorials from top companies in open source on subjects specifically designed for the MySQL database and related technologies, as well as best practices for deploying applications in the cloud.

The MySQL® and Cloud Database Solutions Day also includes a catered lunch and afternoon keynotes by Jeremy Zawodny of Craiglist & Kyle McDonald from Canonical on behalf of the OpenStack Foundation. To peruse the detailed schedule, learn more about each track, session and keynote, and register and for the event, please visit the SkySQL and MariaDB Global Roadshow 2013 page.

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 general.

This year's event will once again be held directly after the Percona Live: MySQL User Conference and Expo, on April 26, 2013. SkySQL is a sponsor of Percona Live, and attendees can visit the SkySQL and MariaDB teams in the exhibition hall in booth #215.

Additional community suggestions and input on the event's content are more than welcome. Those interested in submitting ideas or sponsoring the MySQL® and Cloud Database Solutions Day, please email

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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 MariaDB
MariaDB is a drop-in replacement for MySQL.

MariaDB strives to be the logical choice for database professionals looking for a robust, scalable, and reliable SQL server. To accomplish this, Monty Program works to hire the best and brightest developers in the industry, work closely and cooperatively with the larger community of users and developers in the true spirit of Free and open source software, and release software in a manner that balances predictability with reliability.

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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.

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