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Open Source Database Podcast Episode One Released
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The new Open Source Database Podcast is a companion to the Open Source Database Magazine. Episode one has now been posted and is available for download. For now I am including the show notes below. I will post these notes on the website soon along with all future show notes.

The feed for the podcast is at http://www.osdbzine.net/podcast/osdbpodcast.xml and a direct download of the episode is available …

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First Issue of Open Source Database Magazine Released!
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I just uploaded the pdf of the summer issue of Open Source Database Magazine. Included in this issue:

  • A great article on the new features of Postgresql 8.4 by Robert Treat
  • Part one of a two part article on Percona’s new XtraBackup backup program

Also the news, the book shelf and Peter Brawley’s Coding Corner. Downloads are available at http://www.osdbzine.net.


Delay in Release of Summer Issue OS DB Magazine
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Due to circumstances beyond my control..evidently involving the power supply of computer handling email for one of the authors .. the magazine has been delayed for a day or two while it gets sorted out. Sorry about that, but it is going to be worth the wait!

MySQL Administator’s Bible Book Giveway Winner!!
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Last week I offered a chance for a reader to win a copy of the MySQL Administrator’s Bible. The reason why is that I was recording an interview with Brian Aker about the Drizzle project and wanted to hear what you thought I should ask Brian. There were some excellent responses. I worked as many of them as possible into the interview although there were some that for legal reasons we …

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Free Book Giveaway
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Now that I have your attention, this is actually an update to my last post.  In about four hours I have an interview with Brian Aker for the new podcast I am putting together in conjunction with Open Source Database Magazine.  While I have enough questions for a good interview, I am always looking for more possibilities. Yesterday I said I would randomly choose a name from people who emailed me or commented on the post with a question for Brian about Drizzle and the winner would receive a free copy of …

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Ask Brian Aker!
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Thursday night I will be recording a conversation with Brian Aker about his work with the Drizzle database.  We will cover everything from why Drizzle was created to what he is currently doing day-to-day.

This will be turned into the initial podcast for the  Open Source Database Magazine podcast.  My goal is release a podcast around the same time as each issue of the magazine. While the magazine will certainly be technical in nature, I don’t see the podcast as going that direction. The podcast will focus more on the people behind the open source products.  The “human side” of …

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MySQL Magazine is dead.. long live Open Source Database Magazine!
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Hello everyone,

I began MySQL Magazine in the early summer of 2007. It was began, not as a lark, but without any idea that it would ever become so popular. It was just a way I thought I could contribute to the MySQL community. Over time it has grown very well with recent issues being downloaded around 10,000 times directly from the website. I have no way of counting other downloads although I know issues are posted in multiple other locations.

I have been debating for about six months on changing things up a bit. As I said in my …

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