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Once again, a split in events
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Percona Live London 2012 happens December 3-4 2012. Naturally Oracle has decided to back UKOUG in Birmingham with interesting talks as well, happening December 3-5 2012. This is akin to the recent San Francisco/New York split for MySQL Connect & Percona Live NYC 2012.

Lucky for us, Birmingham’s “MySQL day” seems to be December 5 2012, and by estimates, it takes about 1.5 hours for one to attend both events and see 3 days of MySQL related content.

That aside, I’m hoping this doesn’t happen in 2013. Splitting the community is never a good idea.

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    Meeting the MySQL Team at UKOUG (ICC Birmingham, December 3-5 | 2012)
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    If you're planning to attend UKOUG in Birmingham on Dec 3-5, here's your guide to know more about Oracle's MySQL.

    There's a MySQL stream on Monday 5th and we've a great list of sessions, including:



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    What's coming up?
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    In my last post, I provided a short review of what I have been working on in the past few months since I joined the Oracle Linux team. Now it's time for a summary of upcoming events! Looking forward, I already have a few more things lined up:

    I'll attend and speak at the Oracle OpenWorld 2011 conference in San Francisco in October. I have a joint session with Chris Mason titled Overview: New Features in Oracle Linux 6 where we'll cover the latest developments. I have another joint presentation with my colleague Rob Young from the MySQL product management team titled

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    This Wednesday: Free MySQL talks at the UKOUG Conference in Birmingham (UK)
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    Hello from Birmingham, UK! I'm here to attend and speak at the UKOUG Technology & E-Business Suite 2010 conference (what a name!) We actually have two packed tracks of MySQL Sessions this Wednesday, including a keynote by Richard Mason (Vice President of MySQL Sales and Consulting at Oracle) about Oracle's strategy and plans for MySQL as well as highly technical sessions about MySQL High Availability, Scalability and Performance tuning from experts in the field. Ronald Bradford, Oracle Ace Director and long-time MySQL community advocate will also be there, speaking about

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    Pythian at UKOUG Technology and E-Business Suite Conference 2010
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    Hello Birmingham!

    It’s past Sunday midnight and I’m stuck in my room in the last couple hours finishing my slides for my masterclass tomorrow. Turns out that I’m presenting the very first session of the conference at 9am. I wish there is a keynote instead so that I could grab one more hour of sleep (it’s going to be deep into the night back home in Canada). Strange that the keynote was moved to Wednesday — I hope UKOUG has really good reason for that!

    My two hours masterclass will start at the same time as Tom Kyte’s a-la keynote session — what a competition. On the other hand, there is no other sessions in server technology so I expect that folks without interest of database development will automatically end up in my session. I’m in Hall 5 – quite large room. Is it the second

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    Back from Lisbon, off to Nuremberg
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    Yesterday afternoon I returned from the SAPO CodeBits 2010 conference, which took place in Lisbon, Portugal. Just like the previous year, CodeBits has been a great conference to be at and I am grateful for having been selected for participation. Thursday, the first conference day was quite a busy one for me — I gave two presentations in a row:

    Afterwards, I also participated in a panel discussion about "To SQL or not to

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    Speaking at the UK Oracle User Group conference - Birmingham
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    Back to the conference circuit after some rest.
    On December 1st I will be speaking under my new affiliation at Continuent in the MySQL track at the UKOUG conference. My topic is MySQL - Features for the enterprise and it will basically cover the main features of MySQL 5.5.
    This conference is the largest Oracle related event in Europe, and it is organized by users for other users. This year for the first time the conference hosts a MySQL dedicated track.
    It is a sort of


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    MySQL streams at upcoming Oracle User Group Conferences in the UK and Germany
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    November is going to be a busy month for MySQL, conference-wise. There will be two fairly big events, organized by the independent Oracle User Groups in Germany (DOAG) and the UK (UKOUG).

    On November 16th-18th, the DOAG Conference & Exhibition 2010 will take place in Nuremberg, Germany. This conference, which has been around for more than 20 years usually attracts a rather large audience -- more than 2000 visitors participated in the 2009 event and were able to listen to more than 300 individual sessions. For the first time, there will be a dedicated stream of presentations related to MySQL, which will be delivered by both Oracle

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    MySQL stream at the UKOUG Technology & E-Business Conference on Dec. 1st in Birmingham (UK)
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    The UK Oracle User Group (UKOUG) is an independent non-profit organisation of users of Oracle products in the UK, which organizes over 80 events per year all across the UK and Ireland. They have more that 15.000 members and were established over 25 years ago. Currently, they are in the final stretch of the preparations for their annual Technology & E-Business Conference, which will take place from November, 29th - December, 1st in Birmingham (UK).

    For the first time, the conference will host a dedicated stream of presentations related to MySQL, which is scheduled for Wednesday (Dec. 1st).

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    Upcoming MySQL Conferences
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    Unlike previous years when the number of conferences with MySQL content diminishes after the O’Reilly MySQL and OSCON conferences (Open SQL Camp excluded), this year has a lot on offer.

    This month:

    Upcoming next month in September:

    • MySQL Sunday at Oracle Open World on September 18 in San Francisco includes 4 tracks and around 15 quality speakers. (Big numbers of attendees also rumored but yet unconfirmed).
    • The inaugural Surge Scalability conference in Baltimore will include presentations by myself and
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    Log Buffer #196, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs
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    Welcome to Log Buffer, the weekly roundup of database industry news.

    For your reading pleasure this week we have Log Buffer #196:

    Charles Hooper blogs about an in-depth investigation on what can cause Oracle to ignore a hint.

    Doug Burns reminds his readers that there are only two weeks left to

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