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One More Day to MySQL Sunday!

The MySQL team at Oracle has been very busy! Tomorrow, Sept. 19th, we welcome the MySQL users and community to Oracle OpenWorld - this will be a first. We all are very excited and have been working hard to make this worth your while.

Details on MySQL Sunday

Day and Date: Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010

Time: 12:30 pm onwards (registration is prior to 12:30 and will be at Moscone location)

Location: Marriott Marquis, San Francisco

Check out the MySQL Sunday agenda.


Don't miss the opening keynote by Edward Screven, closing keynote by Marten Mickos and sessions delivered by your favorite community presenters including Mark Callaghan, Sheeri Cabral, Ronald Bradford and many more.

 Hope to see you tomorrow! …

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Marten Mickos to Keynote at MySQL Sunday

On September 19, 2010, Oracle is hosting MySQL Sunday, a half-day technical conference jam-packed with the latest on MySQL, the world's most popular open source database. The sessions will offer you insights into the latest MySQL technical innovations and community developments. Check out the agenda.



We are very excited that Marten Mickos, CEO, Eucalyptus Systems, will be joining us to deliver the closing keynote at MySQL Sunday, in addition to Edward Screven, Oracle's Chief Corporate Architect and Head of the MySQL business.


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Liveblogging: Edward Screven State of the Dolphin Keynote

Chief Corporate Architect at Oracle, been at Oracle since 1986, technology and architecture decisions, responsible for all open source at Oracle. Company-wide initiatives on standards management and security —

Where MySQL fits within Oracle’s structure.

Oracle’s Strategy: Complete. Open. Integrated. (compare with MySQL’s strategy: Fast, Reliable, Easy to Use).

Most of the $$ spent by companies is not on software, but on integration. So Oracle makes software based on open standards that integrates well.

Most of the components talk to each other through open standards, so that customers can use other products, and standardize on the technology, which makes it much more likely that customers will continue to use Oracle.

Oracle invested …

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Ken Jacobs leaves Oracle

Matt Asay writes today in Oracle loses some MySQL mojo about Ken Jacobs leaving Oracle. For me, that’s a major bummer. Ken has been a long-time visitor of the MySQL Conference and that’s where I first met him: a friendly and knowledgeable person, on database technology in general but also about MySQL. When Innobase Oy got bought by Oracle, InnoDB got placed under Ken’s leadership and did pretty well there. We’d occasionally exchange emails, and I’ve always found him to be responsive and helpful.

I think it was kinda presumed by people that the technical part of MySQL at Oracle would also reside with Ken. Obviously now, that’s not going to be the case. What that means exactly, I don’t know as I am not familiar with the other person (Edward Screven). We’ve got to know Ken over the years, so it would’ve been nice to keep going with him. Ohwell. …

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