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Stewart is speaking at OSDC 2013 in Auckland!

I’ll be speaking at the upcoming Open Source Developers Conference (OSDC 2013) in Auckland, New Zealand! It’s on October 21st-23rd and you should go here right now and register. I’m giving two talks at OSDC this year:

  • MySQL in the cloud, As A Service (Monday 21st, 12:00pm)
    There is no one magic solution to having MySQL As A Service work well, it’s a lot of small moving parts and options that need to be set, monitored and configured. We may wish it was different, or look at other database technologies, but there is a lot of legacy code that talks to MySQL, with all it’s idiosyncrasies – and we need to be able to …
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On the MariaDB Foundation and its real value


What is the value of a seed? 
When I discussed the MariaDB Foundation with friends and colleagues, many said I was exaggerating. My believe is that the Foundation is important for MySQL and for the future of the IT industry - services and applications. Many agreed with me that the Foundation is important for the MySQL ecosystem, but involving the global economy and the whole IT industry is a bit of a stretch.

Fact is, the World Wide Web would not be as it is today without MySQL. MySQL was part of the LAMP stack. It powered - and still powers - some of the most successful web sites in the world. Without LAMP, companies like Facebook, Twitter or Google would have been developed in a completely different way or they would have not been developed at all.

The importance of MySQL for the Internet is pretty clear for many of us. What is perhaps less clear is what is the current situation of MySQL and the …

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