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Julian Cash at the Percona Live MySQL Conference

I just got invited to this: MySQL Studio Photos @ Percona Live MySQL. I immediately signed up on the Indiegogo page for MySQL Portrait Photographs. I’m going and I’m happy to see the photographer again.

Julian Cash is an incredibly talented photographer (check out his portfolio) who for some years did some light painting at the MySQL Conference. He also did some wide angle photos. Overall my portrait photo is basically shot by Julian, and I can’t wait to get an additional one. Julian portrays Human Creativity, and he’s also an incredibly nice person. He will bring out the best in you.

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The Future of MySQL

What is the future of MySQL? This is a question that interests many.

To be specific: Will there be significant performance improvements? Code contributions? Bug fixes? New features? Open Source licensed documentation? Will the users be happy with the Monthly Rapid Updates now released for the MySQL Community Server?

On another, more competitive level: Will there be successful forks? What will the MySQL AB founders do? What is Percona’s next move?

Julian Cash, known for his visionary photography, extended his scope during a Wednesday session at the MySQL Conference. Hard work during his predictive session gave me insight. I now know the answers.

However, I’m afraid I cannot share the revelations on this blog. What I can do, though, is to point to Julian Cash’s site “The Human Creativity Project”, and to the visible results of his other …

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Seven useless facts

Giuseppe claims he didn’t want to get involved, but this tell-seven-things-about-you game is as fun as it is useless. The rules:

  • Link your original tagger(s), and list these rules on your blog.
  • Share seven facts about yourself in the post - some random, some weird.
  • Tag seven people at the end of your post by leaving their names and the links to their blogs.
  • Let them know they’ve been tagged by leaving a comment on their blogs and/or Twitter.

So, here come seven completely useless facts about myself:

  1. My first programming language was APL, which I learned from my father (1924-2001, worked for IBM Finland 1951-83). The picture is of an APL ball for an IBM electric typing …
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