- My company, Continuent won the award as Corporate Contributor of the year;
- My pet project of the last 7 years, MySQL Sandbox, won the award as Application of …
Live from the PHP Summit conference in Munich: NoSQL in MySQL. A couple of hours ago I gave a talk about NoSQL in MySQL, contents: what is NoSQL, what is HandlerSocket, what is the InnoDB Memcached Plugin InnoDB and how to use with PHP, is this NoSQL? Slides are below.
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The Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2013 is almost 1 month away. It's time to start planning, set the expectations, and decide what to attend. This post will give a roundup of some of the sessions that I recommend attending and I look forward to.
First, the unexpected!
After much talk and disbelief, here they come! Oracle engineers will participate to the Percona Live conference. This is wonderful! Their …[Read more...]
On Thursday, I will travel to Boston, MA, to attend the Northeast LinuxFest, which includes also an edition of the Open Database Camp. The events will be at one of my favorite places on earth: The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a.k.a. the MIT. Every time I speak at an event there, I feel at home, and I look forward to be there once more.
The Open Database Camp is organized, as usual, with the formula of an un-conference, where the schedule is finalized on the spot.
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Once again, Pythian is organizing an event that by now may be considered a tradition: the MySQL community dinner at Pedro’s! This dinner is open to all MySQL community members as many of you will be in town for the MySQL Conference that week.
Here are the details:
What: The MySQL community pay-your-own-way dinner
When: Tuesday April, 23 – Meet us at 6:30 pm in the lobby of the Hyatt Santa Clara, or at 7 pm at Pedro’s (You are welcome to show up later too!)
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While many attendees are repeat offenders, if 2013 is your first MySQL conference and you are relatively new with MySQL (say < 2 years experience), it can be daunting to determine which of the 8 or more concurrent sessions you should attend during the conference.
Here are my top recommendations that give you a good grounding in the various conference topics and a wealth of experience from known MySQL authorities, on important topics.
The riddle went unanswered, and Shlomi submitted it also to members of the review committee, getting only blank stares, including mine.Who will open …
It happened last year at the previous Conference, and it's going to happen this year as well.
There will be a session of lightning talks during the conference, for the joy of both the audience and the speakers.
Lightning talks are fun and instructional micro events. Their official purpose is to give the audience a chance to learn something in a very limited amount of time. The real purpose is for the speaker to be as entertaining and memorable as possible within the allocated time.
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Libdrizzle is getting better and better with every release, and
to reflect this we have two announcements to make.
First of all, Libdrizzle 5.1.2 has been released. This release has several major bug fixes and performance enhancements. Changes are as follows: