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MySQL Character encoding – part 2
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In MySQL Character encoding – part 1 we stated that the myriad of ways in which character encoding can be controlled can lead to many situations where your data may not be available as expected.

UTF8 was designed on a placemat in a New Jersey diner one night in September or so 1992.

Setting MySQL Client and Server Character encoding.

Lets restart MySQL with the correct setting for our purpose, UTF8. Here …

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MySQL Character encoding – part 1
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Breaking and unbreaking your data

Recently at FOSDEM, Maciej presented “Breaking and unbreaking your data”, a presentation about the potential problems you can incur regarding character encoding whilst working with MySQL. In short, there are a myriad of places where character encoding can be controlled, which gives ample opportunity for the system to break and for text to become unrecoverable.


The slides from the presentation are available on …


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FOSDEM 2015 – SQL & NoSQL Presentation
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Last weekend I got to present to the MySQL Developers Room at FOSDEM in Brussels.

The subject of my presentation was NoSQL and SQL the best of both worlds

There’s a lot of excitement around NoSQL Data Stores with the promise of simple access patterns, flexible schemas, scalability and High Availability. The downside comes in the form of losing ACID transactions, consistency, flexible queries and data integrity checks. What if you could have the best of both worlds? This session shows how MySQL Cluster provides …



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FOSDEM slides ok, but where are your slides from PLUK?
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As usual, you can find the slides from PLUK 2013 and FOSDEM 2014 on [Plus].
You have just to access to the slides page and free up some time to discover and read all the referenced content.

Remember the programs of these fantastic events :


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Follow up on FOSDEM
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After my presentation at FOSDEM I got a few questions regarding our Galera implementation and why we did things the way we want. First of all, the slides: Spil Games @ FOSDEM: Galera Replicator IRL from spil-engineering Second of all, the questions I got: Q: Why first copy all the data to a new MySQL […]

The post Follow up on FOSDEM appeared first on Spil Games Engineering.

The FOSDEM schedule in SQL
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I thought it would be nice to be able to query the FOSDEM schedule for the MySQL devroom with SQL.

So I wrote a small Python script which downloads the schedule and inserts it into a MySQL database.

Some examples:

mysql> SELECT summary,dtstart,location,description FROM calendar 
-> WHERE calname='MySQL devroom'
-> AND MATCH (summary, description) AGAINST ('Fabric')\G
*************************** 1. row ***************************
summary: Sharding and Scale-out using MySQL Fabric
dtstart: 2014-02-01 …









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FOSDEM 2014 MySQL Devroom, Community Dinner in Brussels this Saturday!
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This weekend, on 1-2 February, FOSDEM 2014 will take place in Brussels, Belgium.
There will be MySQL talks on Saturday in the MySQL Devroom and a MySQL Community dinner afterward.

30 people have already signed up for the community dinner, we’re almost at the amount of people from last year.

Last orders for the …


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FOSDEM 2014 MySQL & Friends devroom
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FOSDEM is a free, yearly event that offers open source communities a place to meet, share ideas and collaborate. It takes place in Brussels, Belgium each February.

10 years ago now, the first MySQL devroom was organized there by David Axmark, marking the first time MySQL users got their own space to come together and discuss at the event. On this anniversary edition, Percona consultants will be present at the MySQL …

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Presenting at FOSDEM and Percona Live
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Very short update from my side: I’ll be presenting at FOSDEM in Brussels (1-2 February 2014) and Percona Live MySQL Conference in Santa Clara (1-4 April 2014).


At FOSDEM I will present about Galera replication in real life which is concentrate around two use cases for Galera: adding new clusters to our sharded environment and migrating existing clusters into a new Galera cluster.


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FOSDEM MySQL & Friends Devroom – signup for dinner
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FOSDEM happens this year, February 1&2 2014. This year is a special year as it is the 10th anniversary: great content in the schedule, you must pre-register for dinner (lot’s of wonderful Belgian food & drink), and we have a shared booth in the expo hall.

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