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New Year Wishes for Providers of MySQL Support Services

Three years ago I shared my wishes for customers of Oracle's MySQL Support Services. There I basically asked them to report any problem that they suspect to be caused by the bug in MySQL software at year I want to share wishes mostly for myself (and other providers of MySQL Support services).

I have a job of MySQL Support Engineer for almost 10.5 years. I did it in MySQL AB, Sun, Oracle and Percona. I had enough opportunities to see all kinds of approaches, types, kinds and qualities of services. But I still have some dreams in this area that I'd like to see fulfilled for both myself as a provider of service and for customers of such a service:

  1. I wish to see MySQL Support mostly done in an asynchronous way, via …
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Finding the Job you've always dreamed of.

OK, I know that this is not really Web2.0, Business, Marketing or MySQL related, but I found a very inspiring story about an executive finding a job of his own dreaming.
I'm a lucky guy who has an interesting and fulfilling job, but paving the road for the career of your dreams is something that everyone should get used to, especially in this turbulent times.
His approach was a good one for tough times, so I wanted to pass it along to you. The part of the story that I like is the attitude of the hunter while trying to find a job:
"I visualized what I wanted this position to be like and wrote a list of bullet items about the job and my ideal company."I completely agree. Each of us, especially in this flat and continuously evolving world, can work to shape a position where he fits perfectly. If you mix your technical skills, leadership …

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