The SkySQL and MariaDB Meetup in Amsterdam – with Monty Widenius, the ‘father’ of MySQL®

SkySQL and Monty Program are on the road with our joint Meetup in Amsterdam where Monty Widenius – the origninal creator of MySQL – will unveil his vision of the future of the MySQL database via MariaDB.

Seppo Jaakola from Codership will give a presentation about Galera Cluster for MySQL and MariaDB.

In addition we will have speakers from as well as Anders Karlsson from SkySQL who will talk about Big Data.

The latest trends around the MySQL and MariaDB databases will be discussed, in cloud and high availability scenarios.


  • 09:00 – Registrations and Coffee/Tea
  • 09:30 – Welcome and introductions (Patrik Sallner, CEO, SkySQL)
  • 09:45 – Why MariaDB? Or: Monty says!
    • Monty Widenius presents the future vision of MySQL via MariaDB
  • 10:45 – Coffee break
  • 11:00 – High Availability Solutions for the MySQL Database
    • Galera Cluster for MySQL (Seppo Jaakola, Codership)
  • 11:45 – Big Data (Anders Karlsson, SkySQL)
  • 12:30 –
  • 13:00 – Lunch, Open Source networking

We only have a limited number of seats available, so please register as soon as possible:

Looking forward to meeting you in Amsterdam on March 21st!

Therese is passionate about marketing and now manages the EMEA marketing initiatives with the aim to further strengthen SkySQL’s position on the European market, and also its’ visibility among users of MySQL and MariaDB.