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What a week in Santa Clara!
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The SkySQL booth ready for the stampede of visitors that stopped by each day.

We hope it was as productive and fun for all of you as it was for us at SkySQL! We started out the week at Percona Live, which was an excellent conference. Thanks to the Percona folks for making this a great get-together for the MySQL community. Excellent job, guys!

We welcomed two new partners, hastexo and

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MySQL Sandbox at the OTN MySQL Developers day in Paris, March 21st
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On March 21st I will be in Paris, to attend the OTN MySQL Developers Day. Oracle is organizing these events all over the world, and although the majority are in the US, some of them are touching the good old European continent. Previous events were an all-Oracle show. Recently, the MySQL Community team has been asking for cooperation from the community, and in such capacity I am also presenting at the event, on the topic of testing early releases of MySQL in a sandbox. Of course, this is one of my favorite topics, but it is quite appropriate in this period, when Oracle has released a whole lot of preview features in its MySQL Labs. Which is another favorite topic of mine, since I was the one who  [Read more...]
Summary Tables with MySQL
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I was recently talking with a few people and the concept of summary tables came up as solutions for them. The issue is, they never thought of it. Hopefully this post will help them as well as others.
Summary Tables are not a new concept. They are exactly what they sound like, basically summary of existing data. Aggregated tables, materialized views and summary tables are very dominate in data warehouses. You can also take advantage of these concepts as part of your reporting systems as well.
So summary tables are real tables. So you can take advantage of indexes and etc with them. In the examples I am using, I consider them more of a summary table than aggregated tables . Depending on your application and needs it could grow into more of an aggregated tables and or materialized views situation.
How you separate your data and tables is dependent on your reporting and


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MySQL and Friends schedule at FOSDEM 2012
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The MySQL DevRoom at FOSDEM is ready. The schedule has been voted. Thanks to all who have participated. Now, let's make sure that the event is successful. The schedule is juicy, and not only because I have three talks in it! Sunday 2012-02-05 Event Speaker Room When All you need to know about migrations and you never dared to ask Ralf Gebhardt   [Read more...]
2011, A great year for MySQL in review...
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I see so many posts on what happened to company X, product Y and dream Z that I couldn't resist the temptation to summarize this great year for MySQL. At the end of 2010, Oracle did an announcement we were all waiting for: MySQL 5.5 is GA! Another year has passed since then and it's time to reflect on what has been done.

I know this is a long post. I tried to rewrite it at least 10 times to make it shorter, but I couldn't condense the list. Hence, I wrote a summary in the beginning for those who don't want to read it all.

I believe that 2011 was an exceptional year for MySQL and I really enjoy being part of this team. I wish all of us a lot of success and fun in the years to come!

Summary:







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FOSDEM 2012 – MySQL and Friends devroom
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2012 is near… and so is the next FOSDEM edition !

This year again, MySQL will be represented by its Community.

If you want to discuss with friend’s of MySQL it’s the place to be in February !

Like every year, FOSDEM takes place the first week-end of February in Brussels.

The MySQL and Friends devroom is Room H.1309 (150 seats). We (the MySQL Community) will have the room on Sunday 5th February 2012, all day.

We are organizing a MySQL & Friends dinner on Saturday night, more to come later on this.

If you want to propose a talk (you are in fact invited to

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Seattle Web Tech Meetup Nov 21
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Read the original article at Seattle Web Tech Meetup Nov 21

I'll be one of two speakers at the next Seattle Web Technology Bi-Weekly Meet up on Nov 21 at the Citrus Lounge.

They've sexed it up a little by calling it a face-off between Windows Azure and Amazon EC2  (no prizes for guessing which side I represent) but really it's going to be a primer on the Platform-as-a service and Infrastructure-as-a-service models. I expect some lively discussions during Q&A.

I'll

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Watch for Pythian speakers at upcoming Oracle Technology Days, NoCOUG, OOUG, SQLSaturday & Pythian Australia.
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It’s a busy summer at Pythian, with our continuing wave of speaking sessions at upcoming community and regional industry events.

Coming to a city near you, watch for Pythian presenting hot Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server database topics:

IN CANADA:

Oracle Technology Days – Montreal
August 9, 2011 – 8:30am – 1pm, Hilton Montreal Bonaventure

Oracle Technology Days – Toronto
August 25, 2011




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Upcoming MySQL Events in Europe
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Oracle is running MySQL seminars during the next few weeks in Europe! Those free events represent a great opportunity to learn, to meet Oracle’s MySQL team members face to face & have all your questions answered, and to network with other MySQL users & customers.

Here are the details and how to register:

- Rome, May 19th - Register here

- Zürich, May 25th - Register here

- Langen (near Frankfurt), May 26th – Seminar dedicated to channel partners -

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Live Event in Rome (May 19th) - Improve Performance and Scalability with the Latest from MySQL
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MySQL, the world's most popular open source database, powers today's most demanding web sites and applications. With the acquisition of Sun, Oracle continued to invest and improve MySQL - to make MySQL a better MySQL.
Come join us to see what we have accomplished - from the MySQL database itself and across the MySQL product suite of development, management, and monitoring tools.

Register now for this seminar that will be held in Rome on the 19th of May. Agenda and location details are available on the event registration page.

Cost?
None, it’s a





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The SkySQL Reference Architecture at the MySQL UC in Santa Clara
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Only few more hours, it is almost here. The long awaited Reference Architecture from SkySQL is going to make its first appearance at the MySQL User Conference in Santa Clara this week.

SkySQL is going to contribute to the evolution and innovation of MySQL from both coasts of the United States. A total of 10 between presentations, tutorials and events will help the MySQL users in Santa Clara and in Orlando in understanding how they can leverage the use of MySQL, improve performance, scalability and high availability. You can find the complete schedule of the MySQL UC and Collaborate 11 here (UC) and

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MySQL User Conference: InnoDB vs NDB – Let the fight begin!
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While wearing my hat of Sales Engineer, I have been asked several times what is the difference between InnoDB and MySQL Cluster/NDB and when it makes sense to use one storage engine or the other. Some may probably think that this is a trivial question: the two engines are so different that there is really no point to compare them. The reality is not so clear though: there are many situations where I have found InnoDB stretched to the point where MySQL Cluster would have been a perfect fit, and other occasions were users implemented a solution based on MySQL Cluster and InnoDB would have been the perfect choice.

This is the reason behind my talk at the MySQL User Conference in Santa Clara: InnoDB vs NDB. I will co-present the session with my good old friend and ex-colleague Johan Andersson – if you know Johan, you may guess who will take

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MySQL Conference Early Bird ends 31/03/2011
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If you’ve been busy and haven’t registered yet, remember that early-bird pricing ends on 31/03/2011. From April 1-10, you’ll have to pay USD$100 more. A discount code for use (I think you save 20-25%): mys11fsd.

We’re full up in terms of the schedule. People are still asking for an opportunity to speak, and there are still opportunities in the Products & Services track. Please contact Yvonne Romaine at yromaine@oreilly.com for more information on this.

Might I also suggest that if you want to speak and there’s no longer an opportunity, you submit a five-minute talk for the Ignite MySQL event. Even though submissions

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Conferences selling out forget about the rest of the world
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2011 seems to be a good year for both Google I/O and Apple’s WWDC. Google I/O sold out in 59 minutes and Apple’s WWDC sold out in under 10 hours. They’re both held at the Moscone Center and I guess the caps for attendance is usually set at about 4,000-5,000 attendees.

My only beef with this is that the rest of the world is forgotten. It’s only good for the developer sitting in North America (or a similar timezone). In fact folk that need to get corporate approval are probably also forgotten. Launching at 9 or 10am PST is past midnight in China and Singapore for example. Its even later in Japan. What about developers sitting in Sydney &

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OurSQL update and recording day!
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The OurSQL podcasts will eventually make it into the Blue Gecko blog.  But, in the mean time, I’d like to summarize what Sheeri Cabral and I have been getting up to.  As I mentioned in the OurSQL revival post we are working to bring you a podcast every week about something technical or community related.  Since mid-December, we’ve recorded and published eight podcasts.

OurSQL Episode 26: Zombies!

MySQL 5.5 release and our favorite updates to our favorite database

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Announcing Percona Live: San Francisco February 16th
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Today we're announcing Percona Live - a one day event to be held at the Bently Reserve on February 16th in San Francisco.  Live is our way of showcasing some of the awesome work that has been going into MySQL recently - and the theme of this event is Beyond MySQL 5.1.

Our first guest speaker is none other than Jeremy Zawodny.  Jeremy is well known in the MySQL community having been the original author of High Performance MySQL 1st Ed.  He will be presenting on how Craigslist has already upgraded to MySQL 5.5 - and are running on Fusion-io SSDs in production.

Tickets are available for early bird registration at $50.  To signup, or for more information please visit the percona website.

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Testing LAMP Applications
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I will present on "Testing LAMP Applications" at the O'Reilly MySQL Conference & Expo 2011:

Proper interaction with relational databases is incredibly important in most pieces of software. The importance of this interaction is underscored by the fact that many software architectures have at least one entire layer or system devoted to data persistence and data loading. When dealing with critical data in enterprise level applications it becomes even more important to make sure your data is being stored and retrieved correctly.

As responsible developers, one of our goals should be to test database interaction and test it well. To help achieve this goal, we will take a close look at tools and

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foss.in 2010
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I’ll be going to foss.in this year, and am totally excited (the last time I spoke there was in 2007 – Paying it Forward: Harnessing the MySQL Contributory Resources – where I talked about moving from BitKeeper to Bazaar, using Launchpad, the MySQL Forge, and more). This time around, I will be giving a talk titled: MariaDB: The new M in LAMP. I feel a little nostalgia, because the MySQL ecosystem has evolved a lot since December 2007.

The database crew is going to be strong there, as we also have Gary Pendergast, my friend from MySQL (now Oracle) giving a talk titled: Tuning MySQL for Performance, Stability and Fail Safety.

We figured we’d have some kind of meetup, either over

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Oracle's MySQL - What's New? Live event in Rome on Oct, 7
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As a follow up of this post I'd like to inform all the readers that the What's New event will be replicated in Rome on Oct, 7.

Join us at this live event to better understand what’s new with MySQL (http://www.mysql.com/). You will learn more about the current and future state of MySQL, now part of the Oracle family of products. We will also cover Oracle’s investment in MySQL aiming to make it even a better MySQL.

In particular the following topics will be discussed:
  • Oracle’s MySQL Strategy
  • What’s New for:
    • The MySQL Server
    • MySQL Cluster
    • MySQL Enterprise
    • MySQL Workbench
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Oracle's MySQL - What's New? Live event in Milan on Sept, 28
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Join us at this live event in Milan to better understand what’s new with MySQL (http://www.mysql.com/). You will learn more about the current and future state of MySQL, now part of the Oracle family of products. We will also cover Oracle’s investment in MySQL aiming to make it even a better MySQL.

In particular the following topics will be discussed:
  • Oracle’s MySQL Strategy
  • What’s New for:
    • The MySQL Server
    • MySQL Cluster
    • MySQL Enterprise
    • MySQL Workbench
Stay tuned because we are organizing a similar event in Rome that will be announced soon. Attendance is free, but you’ll need to register in advance. Seats are limited,


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Dumping DDL – mysqldump tables, stored procedures, events, triggers (separately)
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If you like to keep your ddl backed up in some source management tool like svn or cvs and want to do it individually for stored procedures, events, triggers, tables and such rather than having a single file you can easily do so using the below. You could even include the –skip-dump-date or –skip-comments and use the below to compare ddl daily checking for alterations thus making sure you are aware of any ddl changes done on the database.

user=backup_user
password=`cat ~/.backup_password`
hostname=127.0.0.1
port=3306
dbname=test_db
path=/home/mysql/ddl
date=`date +%Y%m%d`

mysqldump -u$user -p$password -h$hostname -P$port --no-create-info --no-data --no-create-db --skip-opt $dbname > "$path"/"$dbname"_triggers_"$date".sql
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Open Source Databases | OSI Days 2010, Sep 19-21, Chennai India - Call for Papers
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This time OSI Days is doing special theme around Open Source Databases. Please see their call for paper below. It will be interesting to see how many MySQL papers are being presented there. I am submitting a couple of them. Please spread the word so that we can see an increased MySQL participation there. I think they are sponsoring quite a bit of speaker travel and accommodation.

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Open Source Databases | OSI Days 2010 is the premier FOSS Databases conference being organised at Asia's largest Open Source Conference - OSI Days 2010. We invite you to come and lead a tutorial / session or participate in Panel Discussions at OSI Days 2010 on a specific Open Source Database. The last date for submitting a proposal

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Call for Paper: Accepting Proposals, Come & Discover India’s Open Source Arena
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Come and speak at Asia’s largest Open Source Conference, OSI Days. We invite you to come and lead a tutorial / session or participate in Panel Discussions at OSI Days 2010. The last date is 15th June 2010.

Submit a proposal now!

 

If you are one of the following:

  • Open Source Enthusiast
  • Developer/ Hacker/ Techie/ Geek
  • IT Manager/ C XO
  • Open Source Entrepreneur
  • Designer/ UI Expert
  • Open Source Trainer/ Educationist

We invite you to submit a proposal on one of the topics below:

  • Mobile: App Development, Game Development, Android, iPhone, Symbian & Others
  • IT Managers / Business: Legal, Community Management, Best Practices, Marketing Strategies, Open Web / Standardization, Business
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Ignite MySQL at the MySQL Conference and Expo
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I’ll be giving a talk tonight at the Ignite MySQL! For those of you who don’t know about this format, I suggest that you check out Ignite!.  The basic premise is:

Fast-paced, fun, thought-provoking, social, local, global—Ignite is all of these and more. It’s a high-energy evening of 5-minute talks by people who have an idea—and the guts to get onstage and share it with their hometown crowd.

My talk will be called Backups Don’t Make Me Money

Backups aren’t exciting or glamorous. They don’t make you money and there’s no such thing as a valid backup. But, understanding your restores is exciting! Let me draw you a few pictures of database
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New York and Durham (Houston?)
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Two reminders for upcoming appearances: This Saturday I’ll be presenting a 24-hour art collaboration with Evan Roth at Seven on Seven at the New Museum. On Monday I’ll be in Durham, North Carolina to speak at Duke University. If you’re interested in the latter, leave a comment and I’ll make sure you get the details. We don’t have a ton of room but I’d like ma.tt readers to be able to attend. After that I’ll be in Houston briefly if anyone wants to do a meetup.

Four short links: 17 March 2010
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  • Common MySQL Queries -- a useful reference.
  • MySociety's Next 12 Months -- two new projects, FixMyTransport and "Project Fosbury". The latter is a more general tool to help people organise their own campaigns for change.
  • riak -- scalable key-value store with JSON interface. (via joshua on Delicious)
  • Notes from NoSQL Live Boston -- full of juicy nuggets of info from the NoSQL conference.
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    MySQL and Java - The World's Most Popular Development Platforms
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    On Feb 10, 2010 we've held an event in Milan, explaining why MySQL and Java are the most popular development platforms.

    Our annual MySQL User Survey conducted in early 2009 showed that 57%  of those surveyed use Java to develop their MySQL applications.

    My speech was all about MySQL and its usage from Java applications with various connectors. I explained the capabilities of Connector/J and Connector/MXJ, you can see relevant on demand webinars here (http://mysql.com/news-and-events/on-demand-webinars/?category=java_mysql).



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    Praktische Anwendung von MySQLDumper, Vortrag@Mayflower-Würzburg
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    Am kommenden Donnerstag, den 11.02.2010 findet wieder ein öffentlicher Vortrag im Mayflower Büro in Würzburg statt (Pleichertorstrasse 2, 97070 Würzburg, Straßenbahn und die Haltestelle Congress Centrum).
    Beginn ist um 18:00 Uhr, Thema des Vortrags ist "Praktische Anwendung von MySQLDumper".

    Intelligentes Backup-Management bei MySQL-Datenbanken? Kein Problem, denn mit dem MySQLDumper kann jeder Sicherungskopien seiner wichtiger Datenbestände erstellen - und bei Bedarf auch kinderleicht wieder herstellen. Daniel Schlichtholz zeigt wie MySQLDumper einem das Leben erleichtert. Frei nach dem Motto: back it up the easy way...

    Die "Donnerstags-Vorträge" werden sowohl in Würzburg als auch in München gehalten. Bei Interesse einfach




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    Praktische Anwendung von MySQLDumper, Vortrag@Mayflower-Würzburg
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    Am kommenden Donnerstag, den 11.02.2010 findet wieder ein öffentlicher Vortrag im Mayflower Büro in Würzburg statt (Pleichertorstrasse 2, 97070 Würzburg, Straßenbahn und die Haltestelle Congress Centrum).
    Beginn ist um 18:00 Uhr, Thema des Vortrags ist "Praktische Anwendung von MySQLDumper".

    Intelligentes Backup-Management bei MySQL-Datenbanken? Kein Problem, denn mit dem MySQLDumper kann jeder Sicherungskopien seiner wichtiger Datenbestände erstellen - und bei Bedarf auch kinderleicht wieder herstellen. Daniel Schlichtholz zeigt wie MySQLDumper einem das Leben erleichtert. Frei nach dem Motto: back it up the easy way...

    Die "Donnerstags-Vorträge" werden sowohl in Würzburg als auch in München gehalten. Bei Interesse einfach




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    LinuxTag 2010: Call for Papers Ends Today
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    LinuxTag is the most important place for Linux and open source software in Europe. Last year, LinuxTag had over ten thousand attendees, and over 300 speakers. This year, the 16th LinuxTag will be June 9-12, 2010 at the Berlin Fairgrounds in Germany.

    LinuxTag seeks exciting and suitable proposals for presentations in the conference tracks. The Call for Papers ends today.

    I am proud to be a member of the LinuxTag Program Committee. Although a lot of proposals have already been submitted, there are some topics missing that I’d personally like to see covered. So, if you’re up for a last minute submission, get your inspiration from the following

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