IT Management Conference
Michael “Monty” Widenius, CEO of Monty Program Ab

Michael “Monty” Widenius

CEO of Monty Program Ab

Founder and Creator of MySQL

Michael “Monty” Widenius is the Founder and Original Developer of MySQL, the world’s most popular open source database.

He is also the Founder and CEO of Monty Program Ab that is developing MariaDB, the new community-developed branch of MySQL.


MariaDB: The New Community Developer Version of MySQL

MariaDB is the new community-developed version of MySQL. In this presentation led by Michael “Monty” Widenius, the creator of MySQL, you will learn the technical and philosophical differences between MariaDB and MySQL along with an analysis, in terms of business sense, of when MariaDB is the superior alternative to MySQL.

Open Source Licensing and Creating Successful Open Source Projects

This presentation will put in plain words the different open source licensing models available and help you choose the right one for your project. Attendees will also learn what steps are required and actions needed in order to launch a successful open source project.