Dave Stokes

Dave Stokes

Dave is the MySQL Community Manager for Oracle and previously was the MySQL Certification manager for MySQL AB. His background includes anti-submarine warfare, retail data collection, neural networks, device drivers, and too many databases. He lives in Texas with the mandated hound dog and pickup truck.

Montreal 2019 sessions

Exploiting MySQL 8 Features For Fun and Profit

English session - Beginner

MySQL 8 has many new features including a true data dictionary so that you can have millions of tables within a schema, resource groups to dedicate processors for classes of queries, historgrams to provide better query plans, invisible indexes, a contention aware transnational scheduler, better locking granularity, and more! This session is aimed at developers who could benefit from more perfrormant queries from their database.

MySQL Without the SQL -- Oh My!

English session - Beginner

MySQL can now be used as a schema-less NoSQL JSON document store database. No more embedding ugly strings of Structured Query Language in your beautiful code. Plus the CRUD operations follow modern programming designs and work better with modern program flow. And you can also access old structured relational tables too so you get the best of both worlds built on proven MySQL technology. Lots of coding examples so you can start using it today!

Vancouver 2017 sessions

Montreal 2017 sessions

Vancouver 2016 sessions

Montreal 2012 sessions