March 10-12, 2010
Montreal, Canada

I'm going to tell you what MySQL is bad at!

MySQL for many years has been everyone's default choice for data storage. It's easy to install, easy to use and scales well if you put just a little bit of effort into it.

Enter 2010, and there are a lot more options for data storage. We have fulltext systems like Sphinx available, and a whole wave of NOSQL databases. So in which cases shouldn't we be using MySQL?

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Morgan Tocker


Morgan rejoined the MySQL team at Oracle in 2013 as MySQL Community Manager, having previously worked for MySQL and Sun Microsystems. He blogs from, and especially likes the new features in MySQL that make operations life easier.

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