Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
This week wraps up the London MySQL meetup, where there were four presentations, for the intimate yet diverse crowd. We saw representation from Oracle MySQL, MariaDB Corporation, Pythian, and Percona. Long-time organizer Ivan Zoratti has also handed off the baton to Maria Luisa Raviol, and going forward she will ensure meetups are at least once per quarter. It was a real pleasure to see MySQL Community Manager Dave Stokes at the event, too.
A new book to read: AWS System Administration: Best Practices for Sysadmins in the Amazon Cloud. There is coverage of RDS, from the standpoint of an example application stack as …[Read more]