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Last night I returned home from our internal MySQL Developer
Meeting in Sorrento, Italy. The trip again was uneventful
(something I certainly don't mind) and I used it to catch up with
email and other work that I could not take care of while being at
The event was very well organized (kudos to Carol and the rest of the team!) and I enjoyed meeting old and new colleagues. It was nice being able to discuss stuff from face to face and hearing about what's cooking at the various other parts of the company in more detail. Too bad that we sometimes had so many tracks in parallel - it was difficult at times to decide which session to attend without fearing to miss something else. I gave a presentation about SUSE Linux (why it's the best Linux distro to use) and how our developers can help to foster our user community.
On Monday evening, we arranged a small meeting with local community users, some of them …
The first Hamburg MySQL User Group meeting was held yesterday
evening. It took place at 19:00 in a chinese restaurant named
Ni Hao - they had
a separate room for us that also provided a video projector. The
location was suggested by Jens Bollmann, thanks a lot for the
hint! We had a pretty good lineup from the MySQL side: Jens
Bollmann (Consulting), Jan Kneschke (MySQL Network Development), Kai Voigt
(Training/Consulting), Ulf Wendel (MaxDB) and myself (Community) were
present. We had a total of 35 people attending.
I started the meeting with introducing myself and the community relations team and giving a short presentation about MySQL (the company - some facts and figures). I then asked everbody to shortly introduce himself to the …
Currently, we have about 30 people that will attend. I will give a short general presentation about MySQL (the company), later Kai will give a presentation on MySQL Cluster.
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