During the last conferences, I had the chance to discuss a lot
with many colleagues. Some of them, like me, feel we have
lost ourselves, not totally but a bit.
I had start to think why, and this is my reasoning, not saying is
right, but I think is not far from the truth.
Let us start just mentioning few events in the 2019 schedule,
February Fosdem, end of May Percona live US, mid-June DataOps
Barcelona, September Oracle open World, end of September-October
Percona Live Europe, plus an undefined number of secondary events
or MariaDB roadshows.
Where is the MySQL (and related) conference?
Do not get me wrong, we talk about MySQL a lot during each one of
the above (or MariaDB, tometo/tomato). But it seems to me, that
in a subtle way, the community had lost his conference.
There is nothing wrong if each company is trying to get the most
out of their investment, so implicitly driving the show to get …[Read more]