MariaDB comes to Helsinki!

24 May | 8:30 - 13:30 EEST

Red Hat Office
Keilaranta 1
02150 Espoo

We’re bringing MariaDB to Helsinki! MariaDB will be hosting a free roadshow on 24 May to showcase our exciting new products and solutions, and share best practices for enabling critical enterprise features such as high availability and security. You're invited to this free event, where MariaDB experts will lead content-rich sessions on open source, product features, architecture and security.

Our partner Red Hat is also talking about how to implement microservices in a secure and dynamic way utilizing containers and MariaDB.

Why should you attend?

  • See the latest MariaDB product features and live demo, including MariaDB Server 10.2, MariaDB MaxScale and MariaDB ColumnStore 
  • Learn how to get started with MariaDB in the cloud 
  • Interact and network with MariaDB experts (including MariaDB and MySQL creator Michael "Monty" Widenius), partners, and users

08:30 Registration and Welcome Coffee
09:00 Welcome and Introduction
Magnus Stenberg, VP Business Development, MariaDB
09:15 Best Practices for Achieving High Availability with MariaDB
Anders Karlsson, Principal Sales Engineer, MariaDB
10:00 What's New in MariaDB 10.2
Rasmus Johansson, VP Engineering, MariaDB
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Modern and secure data app development for MariaDB (with demo)
Toni Willberg, Solution Architect, Red Hat
11:45 Big Data Analytics with MariaDB ColumnStore
Anders Karlsson, Principal Sales Engineer, MariaDB
12:30 Open Q&A with Monty Widenius, creator of MariaDB and MySQL
Michael "Monty" Widenius, CTO, MariaDB
13:00 Light Lunch and Networking
13:30 End of the event

MariaDB Roadshow Helsinki


Red Hat


Michael "Monty" Widenius

CTO - and creator of MariaDB & MySQL

Monty Widenius is the “spiritual father” of MariaDB and one of the original developers of MySQL, the predecessor to MariaDB. Monty has served on the boards of MariaDB Corp. as well as MariaDB Foundation, where he was also CTO.

Rasmus Johansson

VP Engineering

Rasmus has worked with MariaDB since 2010 and was appointed VP Engineering in 2013. As such, he takes overall responsibility for the architecting and development of MariaDB Server, MariaDB Galera Cluster and MaxScale.

Anders Karlsson

Principal Sales Engineer

Anders Karlsson is a Principal Sales Engineer at MariaDB and has worked with Relational Database systems for more than 30 years, initially in technical support roles, and later as technical consultant and Sales Engineer.

Toni Willberg

Solution Architect, Red Hat

Toni Willberg is a Red Hat Solution Architect focusing on infrastructure and cloud products. He has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. He represents open source solutions across companies & public sector in the Nordics.