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Fixed in Drizzle: No more “GOTCHA’s”
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At the upcoming MySQL Conference and Expo, I’m going to give a Thursday afternoon (2pm) session entitled Fixed in Drizzle: No more “GOTCHA’s”. I plan to have a lot of fun with this session..

If you go back to the very start of when I started submitting code to Drizzle (June 2008) – I was going and fixing some of my favourite “gotcha’s” inside the code: BUILD/ scripts that didn’t build the way releases would, wrappers on POSIX functions with different (and inconsistent) semantics, NETWARE support, a non thread safe client lib,

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Schedule for MySQL-and-beyond conference is live
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O’Reilly’s 2011 edition of the MySQL conference has an expanded agenda, with good representation from Postgres, CouchDB, MongoDB, and others. Take a look at the full schedule listing, which is being filled out as talks are approved and the speakers verify that they’ll give the session.

I am certainly looking forward to this year’s event. A tremendous amount of progress has landed in GA versions of open-source databases this year. To name just a couple, there’s a new version of Postgres (9.0) with built-in replication and many more improvements; there’s MySQL 5.5 GA; there’s the HandlerSocket NoSQL interface to MySQL; Drizzle has a beta release; and the list goes on. I believe that this conference

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O’Reilly MySQL Conference CfP ends today
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You have about 14 more hours to submit session proposals to the O’Reilly MySQL conference, which is soliciting sessions about all open-source databases: PostgreSQL, CouchDB, Riak, Hadoop, Firebird, you name it. The last-minute proposals are coming fast and furious, as usual, and we have a great selection to choose from, but we need more!

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    Percona sessions at the MySQL conference
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    Many Percona employees will be at the 2010 MySQL conference. We'll be giving a lot of informative technical talks on various topics. Here's a list:

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    Maatkit BoF session at the MySQL conference
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    I’ve submitted a Birds of a Feather session for Maatkit at the upcoming MySQL conference. It’s not on the public schedule yet, but it has been accepted and scheduled for 19:00 on 13 Apr 2010. See you there!

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    Drizzle BoF at the MySQL Conference and Expo
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    At the 2010 O’Reilly MySQL Conference and Expo there will be a Drizzle BoF!

    It’s currently scheduled for 7pm on April 13th.

    Come along, it will be awesome.

    Learn how to achieve PCI compliance with MySQL
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    One of my colleagues, Ryan Lowe, has just heard that his session on PCI compliance with MySQL has been accepted at the upcoming MySQL conference. Ryan is highly qualified to present this topic, and not many people can say that; I certainly can’t claim that title myself. If you’re looking to learn how to make your MySQL installation PCI-compliant, there’s also not a lot of trustworthy information online. Personally — and really, no bias just because he’s my colleague — I think this is a great session for the MySQL conference, which I sometimes thought didn’t have enough diversity of topics in past years. We need more stuff like this to give

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    I’ll be speaking at the O’Reilly MySQL Conference 2010
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    I’m speaking at the O’Reilly MySQL Conference 2010. I hope I don’t lose my voice, because I have four sessions!

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    How to write a good MySQL conference proposal
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    I’m on the MySQL conference committee again this year, so I’ll be reading and voting on your session proposals. My past experience is that reading 400 session proposals is a mind-numbing job, and I will be optimizing it to save my time. That means I will be scanning your proposals and deciding very quickly how to vote. I wrote before about how to submit a great proposal, but I’ve refined my opinion since then. Here are my suggestions:

    • Write for two audiences: reviewers and attendees. Both of us want the same thing: to decide as quickly as possible whether your session will be good.
    • Write a strong title/headline.
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    Submit your proposals for MySQL conference 2010
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    The MySQL conference site for 2010 is live, and ready for your proposals. Submit! Submit! Submit!

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    There will be an O’Reilly MySQL Conference in April 2010
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    O’Reilly’s official website announces that they are planning a MySQL conference in 2010 (same time, same place). Unlike past years, it isn’t co-presented with Sun/MySQL; they are flying solo. The theme is Information Unleashed.

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    after the conference, mydumper, parallelism, etc
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    Though slides for my MySQL Conference talks were on the O’Reilly website, I placed them in my talks page too, for both dtrace and security presentations.

    I also gave a lightning talk about mydumper. Since my original announcement mydumper has changed a bit. It supports writing compressed files, detecting and killing slow queries that could block table flushes, supports regular expressions for table names, and trunk is slowly moving towards understanding that storage engines differ :)

    I’ve been using mydumper quite a lot in my deployments (and observing 10x faster dumps). Now, the sad part is how to do

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    MySQL CfP officially ends October 22
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    I think Giuseppe (the man with too many blogs!) was a little too optimistic in his last post… the MySQL Conference Call for Participation has received an amazing amount of proposals, but not enough by our standards.

    I personally believe there should be a 1:3 accepted-rejected ratio. Currently, its not there yet. Why do I like such high ratios? It means that there are actually so many good talks, and we (the voting committee) pick the best of the best, to give attendees the most mileage for their time and money. Or am I too harsh?

    Anyway, the word on the street is that we will extend the Call for Participation, mostly because it is the right thing to do, and lots of people expect it. Expect an

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    Horizontal Scaling with HiveDB
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    At the MySQL Conference & Expo 2008, Britt Crawford and Justin McCarthy, both from Cafepress.com, gave us a very interesting talk on scaling with HiveDB. I took a few notes (pasted below), their slides are online (warning: 6.1MB PDF), and if you’re after their abstract its available as well.

    I also took a video of them (refer to Slide 12, for the IRC conversation):

    The quick notes:

    • OLTP optimised (as it serves cafepress.com)
    • Cannot lock tables, or take it offline
    • Constant response time is more important than low latency (little slower query is ok, just
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    2008 MySQL Conference Videos, Notes, Slides and Photos!
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    All of the videos from the 2008 MySQL Conference have been processed and uploaded. Links to the videos, slides, notes, photos for each presentation are all on the mega-conference page at:
    http://forge.mysql.com/wiki/MySQLConf2008Notes

    This represents many hours of my own toil, but it also reflects plenty of people who have blogged, edited the wiki pages and speakers who wrote and gave tutorials and presentations. I am proud of everyone’s efforts to offer so many learning resources for free….

    Enjoy! EDIT: I forgot to thank Jay, the folks at O’Reilly and all the speakers for giving me explicit permission to video and freely offer their presentations.

    If you know of any video, audio, notes, slides, photos, etc that are not linked, please link them at the wiki


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    mySQL uc2008 presentation
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    mySQL UC 2007 Presentation File
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    Doing Billions of Queries per Day
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    MySQL UC 2007 Videos are Available!
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    Thanks to MySQL community members we’ve got really great collection of media files from the recent mysqluc. Thanks to Seeri for all that work he’s done to collect everything in one place so we could watch/listen/read information from this great event.

    So, if you did not attended mysqluc07, then you definitely should visit Technocation page, dedicated to this conference.

    P.S. I’m going to post links to these videos and descriptions for the sessions on the Best Tech Videos soon, so If you are not sure to watch some video or not, just wait while I’m merging these links with information from mysqluc site.

    I can't go, but you should.
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    I'm pretty excited about this event, and I'm really disappointed that I'm not going to be able to go. :(

    http://mysqluc.com/

    Tim, I really will meet you in person one of these days...
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