This week we discuss MariaDB's CONNECT storage engine. Ear Candy is inconsistent behavior with dates, NULLs and collations. At the Movies is a talk about the history and future of MySQL and its variants.
DB Hangops - every other Wednesay at noon Pacific time. Upcoming dates are Wednesday February 19th, March 5th and March 19th.
Upcoming MySQL events (http://www.mysql.com/news-and-events/events/)