SkySQL Roadshow (Singapore Stop)

Date:Wednesday, 18 May 2011
Time:2:00pm – 5:00pm
Venue: 87 Science Park Drive
Science Hub
Singapore Science Park 1
Level 1, Bouna Vista Room
Singapore 118260

David Axmark, the advisor of SkySQL AB, was one of the founders of MySQL AB and a developer of the free database server, MySQL. He will share his observation and insights of 'The state of Opensource DB' in this first-ever SkySQL Roadshow in the ASEAN region.

You and your colleagues are cordially invited to the Roadshow jointly organized by SkySQL AB and GlobaLINK Solutions (Singapore) on 18th May 2011 at 2:00 pm at the Science Hub, Singapore Science Park I. The speakers include big names from Open source database communities like David Axmark (founder of MySQL AB), Colin Charles (from Monty program) and Mr. Daniel Saito (from SkySQL Asia Pac). A great opportunity to hear directly from leading industry experts on exciting market and partnership opportunities, emerging technology and market trends.

Details of the talk and the profile of the speakers are included below.


2:00 pm to 2:45 pm:"State of MariaDB" by Colin Charles (MontyProgram)
2:45 pm to 3:15 pm:"Introduction to SkySQL" by Daniel Saito (SkySQL)
~ . ~ . ~ . ~ Refreshments Break ~ . ~ . ~ . ~
3:45 pm to 4:30 pm:"The State of OpenSource DB" by David Axmark
4:30 pm to 5:00 pm:Q & A Session

Admission is free. Please sign up at, indicating the name of your organization and the no. of attendees.

Speakers' Profile:

David Axmark

One of the founders of MySQL AB and a developer of the free database server, MySQL. He has been involved with MySQL development from its beginning along with the fellow co-founder Michael Widenius. David has been involved with free software since 1980 and has said he is committed to developing a successful business model using free open source software. He is currently an active advisor and investor to SkySQL AB.

Daniel Saito (Director, Sales, SkySQL APAC)

First introduced to computers at an early age in life at, 8 years old. Daniel took an natural affinity towards computers over the years. With his keen technical skills in computers; his past experiences varied from co-founding a Tokyo based ISP (RIMNET) to a security research engineer at NTT DoCoMo R&D. As a entrepreneur, Daniel has played a pivotal role in several startups globally and specifically in Asia.

Daniel joined MySQL in 2005, recruited as the Representative Director for MySQL K.K. He was one of the first employees for MySQL in the APAC region, he was tasked to educate and expand the open source business for the MySQL database.

Colin Charles (Chief Evangelist, Monty Program AB)

Colin is the chief evangelist at Monty Program AB, focusing onMariaDB, and adviser at Open Ocean Investments on Web of Trust, and MoSync. He lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and had worked at MySQL since 2005. Before joining MySQL, he worked actively on the Fedora and projects. He's spoken at many conferences -, The MySQL Conference & Expo,, to name a few.

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