Database Optimization for Web Developers

Most developers are developers, not DBAs, yet many smaller companies have inadequate database experience in-house. This is largely because databases like MySQL and PostgreSQL don't necessarily require a full-time DBA to administer. It's become more important for developers at smaller companies to have some basic knowledge of how to keep their database happy. [2]

Steve Meyers @stevecoug

Steve Meyers has worked as a PHP and MySQL scalability expert for the last 18 years at such companies as Omniture (now part of Adobe), Spark Networks (owner of jDate.com), and CrimeReports. He now runs some of the largest independent online communities of college sports fans. When he's not too busy with all of that, he runs the Ski PHP Conference, assists with the OpenWest Conference, is a core team member of the Utah Open Source Foundation, and runs the Provo Linux User Group.

Thursday, Jun 7th, 02:00pm-02:50pm
Room 200C (data)
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