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MySQL Community Awards: Community Contributor of the Year 2014
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As one decompresses from the active month that April brings to the MySQL ecosystem, its worth noting that I received a MySQL Community Award – Community Contributor of the Year 2014 award at the Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo 2014 in Santa Clara. I was extremely happy and thankful to receive such an award and I still am. Thank you MySQL Community.

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A great day! MySQL Sandbox and Continuent get a MySQL Community Award
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It was a busy day at Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2013. After the regular sessions, there were the traditional MySQL Community Awards, and two entities close to me were among the winners.

  • My company, Continuent won the award as Corporate Contributor of the year;
  • My pet project of the last 7 years, MySQL Sandbox, won the award as Application of …
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Thanks to Community for Selecting Tokutek for Prestigious MySQL Award
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We wanted to thank everyone for naming Tokutek the Corporate Contributor of the Year 2013 for ongoing contribution to the MySQL community.

The MySQL Community Awards are given annually to the people and companies that support the MySQL ecosystem. The MySQL Community Award for Corporate Contributor of the Year recognizes …

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Oracle "Technologist of the Year: Developer" Award
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I am honored to receive Oracle's Technologist of the Year: Developer award, formerly Oracle Magazine Editors’ Choice Awards.

Technologist of the Year Award is given for individuals for their technical achievements with regard to Oracle products.

As opposed to community based awards, to win this award one must be …

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Oracle ACE
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I am honored to have been nominated for, and to have received the Oracle ACE award.

Nomination for this award is made by Oracle community members, and in this case those being Oracle employees Keith Larson and Dave Stokes. The award is given by Oracle for my involvement in the Oracle/MySQL community and for my contributions.

While open source involvement is generally done in the mere purpose of sharing knowledge and solutions, recognition plays a role in it. For the most part, one who writes blogs wants them to be read, and one who writes code wants it to be downloaded and …

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MySQL Wins the php|architect Impact Award for Data Management
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MySQL was voted as the winner in the Database Management category in 2011 Impact Awards!

Selected by the subscribers of php|architect magazine, the winners represent the projects that have had the most impact on the day-to-day lives of PHP developers.

Thank you, PHP developers!

Best Start-up: Severalnines - at EuroCloud Sweden Award
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Severalnines is proud to announce that it won the Best Startup prize at the EuroCloud Sweden Award in Stockholm this week. The company was chosen out of a number of promising startups targeting the emerging cloud computing market.

The jury noted that “Severalnines have a compelling idea to cloud-enable any customer-preferred database in mission-critical setups. Together with a simple-to-use configurator they put the user in control.”



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Pewter for Tungsten - Thanks, MySQL community!
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After the opening keynote at the MySQL Conference, there was the usual ceremony of the MySQL community awards. Since Oracle declined to continue in the MySQL AB tradition of awarding the contributions from the community, the community itself has taken over.
I was pleasantly surprised to find my name among the recipients, and even more about the prize awarded to my company's product, the …
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Video recordings from the CeBit 2009 Open Source Forum now available
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At this year's CeBit 2009 trade fair, there was a dedicated exhibition area called the Open Source Forum. In addition to providing booths for various Open Source projects, they also had a stage for presentations about different topics. Every talk was recorded and available as a live stream during the show.

My dear colleague Simon Phipps spoke about "Adoption-Led: The Third Wave of Open Source" on Wednesday, I gave a …

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EVCA: MySQL as a VC success story — Lessons Learned
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Today at the Venture Capital Forum in Hilton Arc de Triomphe, Paris, I received the EVCA “Hall of Fame” Award on behalf of MySQL AB. What a timing, to meet with investment bankers and venture capitalists now!

In these times of a deep finance crisis, of no credit handed out by banks and of general doom and gloom, it felt great to be somewhat of an “everybody’s darling”. In the VC community, MySQL is seen as a great success — and in particular, we’re seen by European VCs as a European success story …

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