openark.org blog is now five years old. Hurrah!
Throughout these five years I posted almost exclusively MySQL oriented blogs, though I had every intention of writing on various engineering topics.
I still see blogging as one of the most important forms of knowledge sharing, and indeed for me the blogs aggregated at Planet MySQL are my main source of MySQL information. I especially like to read technical content straight from the developer; but am also keen on being updated with news on conferences, releases, distributions and some insightful opinions.
The advent of the Stack Exchange websites makes for a common place where people get to learn "how to issue this query" or "how replication works". I can see the DBA site gaining popularity, though[Read more...]