Last week, 21-23 September, it took place the European MySQL Conference, or “Data performance Conference” as this year’s subtitle was “MySQL. NoSQL. Data in the cloud.”. This year, it changed its location from London to Amsterdam and, as most people I talked to agreed, the change was for good. As every year, Percona was the company organizing it, but it had the participation of all the major players in the open source MySQL/MongoDB/Cloud data world. Special mention goes to Booking.com, which had more …[Read more]
I am attending Percona Live Amsterdam 2015 on September 21-23, 2015.
I will be on stage three times:
- September 22nd at 2:10pm Pivot tables: analytics in pure SQL
- September 23rd at 2:10pm The future of replication is today: new features in practice
- September 23rd at 5:10pm as host and speaker in the Lightning talks
My first talk is a topic that has ben among my favorites for long time: I published an article about it in 2001, and several …[Read more]
The event is happening in Montreal, Canada, between February 24th and 26th, 2016. It is an exciting conference for web developers with speakers from all over the world. It unites many web programming languages under one roof, as well as other topics related to web development. The call for papers closes on September 20th.
ConFoo renews 50% of its speakers each year. If you’re new to this conference, you should definitely submit.
If you would just like to attend, there is a discount until October 13th.
Folks, as usual Pythian is organizing the community dinner. After many years, food, (responsible) drinking and photos, this event has become an important moment for all of us, to know each other better, discuss and have fun.
This year is also the 20th year for MySQL so … YEAAAH let us celebrate, with more food, fun and responsible drinking.
If you had not done it yet … register yourself here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-pythian-mysql-community-pay-your-own-way-dinner-tickets-15692805604
Info about the event:
When: Tuesday April 14, 2015 – 7:00 PM at
Pedro’s (You are welcome to show up later, too!)
Where: Pedro’s Restaurant and Cantina – 3935 Freedom Circle, Santa Clara, CA 95054
I know, I know … we …[Read more]
This is the story of work I’ve been doing to get MySQL executing ONE MILLION SQL queries per second. It involves tales of MySQL, tales of the POWER8 Processor and a general amount of fun in extracting huge amounts of performance.
As I speak, I’m working on some even more impressive benchmark results! New hardware, new MySQL versions and really breaking news on MySQL scalability.
In MySQL Character encoding – part 1 we stated that the myriad of ways in which character encoding can be controlled can lead to many situations where your data may not be available as expected.
Setting MySQL Client and Server Character encoding.
Lets restart MySQL with the correct setting for our purpose, UTF8. Here we can see the setting in the MySQL configuration file, in this case /etc/mysql/my.cnf.
character-set-server = utf8
This change is then reflected in the session and global variables once the instance is restarted with the new configuration parameter.
mysql> SELECT …[Read more]
Breaking and unbreaking your data
Recently at FOSDEM, Maciej presented “Breaking and unbreaking your data”, a presentation about the potential problems you can incur regarding character encoding whilst working with MySQL. In short, there are a myriad of places where character encoding can be controlled, which gives ample opportunity for the system to break and for text to become unrecoverable.
The slides from the presentation are available on slideshare.[Read more]
MySQL team is attending the PyCon Japan conference on September 13-15, 2014, our local colleagues will be available for your questions either at our MySQL booth or around the conference. We are also having a MySQL Lightening talk, please watch the conference schedule for any updates.
We are pleased to announce our attendance at the PyCon New Zealand in Wellington, New Zealand, on September 12-14, 2014! This time we do not have a booth, but will be very actively going around and talk to you. Find our staff wearing MySQL t-shirt!
Anyway if you are interested our colleague from the Solaris Modernization team, James C. McPherson is going to have a talk on Why Python rocks Solaris. Come to hear James' talk scheduled for Saturday, Sep 13 @ 11:20 am (Track 1).
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ConFoo is a conference for developers that has built a reputation as a prime destination for exploring new technologies, diving deeper into familiar topics, and experiencing the best of community and culture.
- ConFoo 2015 will be hosted on February 18-20 in Montreal, at the Hilton Bonaventure Hotel.
- We take good care of our speakers by covering most expenses including travel, accommodation, lunch, full conference ticket, etc.
- Presentations are 35min + 10min for questions, and may be delivered in English or French.
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