The following individuals and organizations contributed to the initial development of the Sakila sample database. This historical list is no longer updated.
Roland Bouman: provided valuable feedback
throughout the development process, contributed sample views
and stored procedures.
Ronald Bradford: developed the first sample
application for use with the Sakila sample database.
Dave Jaffe: provided schema used in Dell
whitepaper and secured permission to use parts thereof in the
Sakila sample database.
Giuseppe Maxia: provided valuable feedback
throughout the development process, populated some of the
sample data, provided some of the sample views and triggers.
Jay Pipes: provided some of the sample
Zak Greant: provided advice and feedback on
In addition to the individuals mentioned above, various other individuals at MySQL and in the MySQL community have provided feedback during the course of development.