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Post from Uruguay: Meeting Señor Castro at the local launch of MySQL

Uruguay is the Switzerland of South America, in many ways: when it comes to bank secrets, to the size of the country, and to the relative cleanliness compared to neighbouring countries. Uruguay has a similar accent to that of Buenos Aires, and a highly developed economy with demanding database users.

Like yesterday in Argentina, I could today be part of the MySQL launch in Uruguay. Following our script from Argentina (meet press, present to customers, meet individual customers), the difference in Uruguay is that we mostly work through partners.

The most prominent Sun partner in Uruguay is Arnaldo C. Castro S.A. They hosted our customer event in hotel Cala di Volpe (Giuseppe told me this Italian name means “Bay of Foxes”, and quite like Argentina, Uruguay has plenty of Italian immigrants). I met with plenty of representatives for …

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Web Infrastructure and Services for MySQL on Sun Systems and Storage

Today Sun Software and Systems group is announcing the best open Web infrastructure and services for MySQL deployments. Sun is unveiling five new  solutions -- designed for our enterprise customers using MySQL --  that marry the market-leading, easy-to-use, open source MySQL database, with the performance and scalability of Sun servers and open storage. More at


    * With Sun Systems for MySQL, customers can improve the performance of MySQL in high-volume environments to grow their business with improved Web services.
    * Sun Systems for MySQL help ease MySQL deployments without significant application re-engineering efforts and by avoiding complex trial-and-error deployment testing.
    * Sun Systems for MySQL …

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MySQL Presence Launched in Brasil

Bom dia!

On Monday and Tuesday this week, a team of MySQLers (”Sun Dolphins”) and Sunnies (”Sun Classics”) launched the commercial presence of MySQL in Brazil.

This means we have now have ambitions well beyond the growth of the MySQL user base in Brazil, which already is in the top five countries of the world when it comes to downloads. In other words,

  • we have a senior sales person assigned, with a sales goal for Brazil
  • we are recruiting sales engineers for Brazil
  • we are recruiting Support Engineers, who will deliver MySQL support in Portuguese
  • we are recruiting Consultants, who will deliver MySQL professional services in Portuguese

During the Sun Tech Days in São Paulo, we …

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