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Firebird Conference 2014
The Firebird Project is pleased to announce Firebird Conference 2014: The most important international event devoted to Firebird. The Firebird Conference 2014 will be a meeting point for all Firebird users and developers of Firebird. It's the best place to share and receive Firebird knowledge!

The Firebird Conference 2014 will take place on October 24-25, 2014, in Prague, Czech Republic, at the Clarion Congress Hotel (see details about its location).

There will be 2 simultaneous threads to the conference, over two full days.

Main topics

Detailed descriptions of main talks are available!

Top Speakers


The main speakers at the conference will be:
  1. Dmitry Yemanov, Firebird Code developer and architect
  2. Vlad Khorsun, Firebird Core developer
  3. Alex Peshkoff, Firebird Core developer
  4. Mark Rotteveel, Firebird JDBC (JayBird) driver developer
  5. Jiri Cincura, Firebird .NET driver developer
  6. Pavel Cizar, Firebird QA and IBPhoenix
  7. Dmitry Kuzmenko, IBSurgeon
  8. Roman Simakov, Red Soft
  9. and more.
And special speakers will be Jim Starkey and Ann Harrison!

Schedule

Time Duration, Mins Day 1
9:00-10:00 60 Firebird release strategy and roadmap for 2015/2016 (Dmitry Yemanov, Firebird)
10:00-11:00 60 Overview of new Firebird 3 SQL features (Vlad Khorsun, Firebird)
11:00-11:15   break
11:15-12:15 60 Transactions: how they work inside Firebird (Dmitry Kuzmenko, IBSurgeon) Replication (Jonathan Neve, CopyCat)
12:15-13:15 60 Overview of Red Database 2.5 (Roman Simakov, RedSoft) Creating logs for data auditing (Carlos Cantu, Firebase.com.br)
13:15-14:15   lunch
14:15-15:15 60 Orphans, Corruption, Careful Write, and Logging (Ann Harrison, Jim Starkey)
15:15-16:15 60 Native Firebird Access With IB Objects (Jason Wharton, IBObjects) Firebird database recovery: tools and techniques (Alexey Kovyazin, IBSurgeon)
16:15-16:30   break
16:30-17:15 45 Using Firebird trace & audit as tool for system analysis (Pavel Cisar, IBPhoenix) A year in the life of .NET provider (Jiri Cincura, Firebird .NET)
17:15-18:00 45 Using Firebird monitoring tables as tool for system monitoring and analysis (Pavel Cisar, IBPhoenix) Using Azure cloud and Firebird to develop applications easily (Jiri Cincura, Firebird .NET)
    Day 2
9:00-10:00 60 SuperServer in Firebird 3: multi-threading support and scalability (Vlad Khorsun, Firebird)
10:00-11:00 60 Firebird performance counters in details (Dmitry Yemanov, Firebird)
11:00-11:15   break
11:15-12:15 60 Threading through InterBase, Firebird, and beyond (Ann Harrison, Jim Starkey)
12:15-13:15 60 Benchmarking Firebird with TPC-C (Paul Reeves, IBPhoenix) Data validation and application logic in the database — an introduction to server side database programming (Martijn Tonies, Upscene)
13:15-14:15   lunch
14:15-15:15 60 Firebird Performance tests: open-source framework to simulate real-world Firebird applications with heavy load (Pavel Zotov, Firebird QA) Jaybird Status Update (Mark Rotteveel, Firebird JDBC)
15:15-16:15 60 Understanding numbers in Firebird (Carlos Cantu, Firebase.com.br) Querying Firebird with JPA & jOOQ (Mark Rotteveel, Firebird JDBC)
16:15-16:30   break
16:30-17:15 45 Tips for using system tables (Ivan Prenosil)  Firebird and Node.js (Marius Popa)
17:15-18:00 45 Round table

Sponsors

The main sponsors of the Firebird Conference are IBPhoenixIBSurgeon, Sita Software, Red Soft, CopyCat (Microtec), IBObjects, Upscene and Moscow Exchange.

If you’d like to become a sponsor of Firebird Conference, please contact us to get more details.

Registration

Registration fee: conference package (2 days) is EUR 120/person, and EUR 110/person for group of 3 attendees! 

Accommodation

The Conference venue will be in the Clarion Congress Hotel but it is not a requirement for attendees to stay there. Since it is pretty expensive hotel, check the neighborhood: there are many other options.

We recommend Hotel Pivovar — it's a good and affordable hotel in 2 minutes fron Clarion Congress Hotel. Also you can look for another options nearby.


Questions?

Feel free to ask any questions!


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