Selena and I gave a talk on the various issues of running databases “in the cloud” at the recent linux.conf.au in Ballarat. Video is up, embedded below:
I'm starting the first leg of a literal `round-the-world business trip.
I'm flying from my home in Seattle, via LAX, to Melbourne Australia. There I will meet up with my friend Stewart Smith, the Director of Engineering at Percona. He is fellow survivor of MySQL & Sun, and a fellow contributor to Drizzle.
Other good friends of mine who are converging on Australia for LCA 2012 are Sarah Novotny, Monty Tayler, and Jacob Applebaum.
Why am I going to Australia? Geeks into open source who are "in the know" know the Linux.conf.au conference to be one of …