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Download insightful MySQL presentations from Percona Live London 2013

The MySQL community came together last month for two days of outstanding technical tutorials and sessions at Percona Live London. And now many of those MySQL presentations are available for free download.

This year’s London conference saw a 20 percent spike in attendance compared with last year, with MySQL professionals from 31 countries gathering in the U.K. capital for compelling keynotes (including Oracle’s Tomas Ulin and Percona’s Peter Zaitsev) along with in-depth tutorials and insightful breakout sessions.

And as a “thank you” for your continuing support of the Percona Live series of conferences, we’re also offering an additional $25 off registration for April’s Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2014 (April 1-4 at the Hyatt Regency Santa …

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Oracle Speakers at Percona Live London 2013

I’m pleased to announce that speakers from Oracle will join the lineup at the Percona Live London 2013 MySQL conference which is November 11 & 12. Percona Live London 2013 features 4 keynotes, 30 breakout sessions, and 7 tutorials by leading MySQL users and technology providers. The full conference schedule is now on the Percona Live London MySQL conference website.

Continuing the collaboration that started with the Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo 2013 last April, we welcome Tomas Ulin, …

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Percona Live London 2013: an insider’s view of the schedule

With the close of call for papers earlier this month, the Percona Live London conference committee was in full swing this past week reviewing all of the many submissions for November’s Percona Live London MySQL Conference.

The submissions are far ranging and cover some really interesting topics, making the lineup for Percona Live London really strong! What the committee looks for in a submission is how much “value” a talk will bring to the conference – this is to say it needs to be far more that a product demo. As such, real-world experiences are receiving much more favorable reviews, along with talks that cover methodologies the attendees will …

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Speak at Percona Live London: Call for papers deadline Sept. 8

The Sept. 8 deadline is looming to submit your speaker proposals for Percona Live London 2013′s conference breakout sessions and tutorial sessions.

In addition to fame (and dare I say fortune?), if selected as a speaker by our amazing conference committee, you’ll receive a complimentary, full-conference pass.

Some call for papers pointers:

  • Breakout session submissions should be detailed to clearly indicate the topic and content of your session proposal for the conference committee. Sessions will be 50 minutes in length including Q&A.
  • We are particularly interested in proposals that fit into the following likely conference Tracks: Developing Applications, Database Administration, Trends in Architecture and …
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Why it’s beneficial to attend MySQL conferences

Peter Zaitsev speaks at the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo in Santa Clara, Calif. in April 2013.

In the MySQL ecosystem, there is some sort of conference or another all year long. But why are they important?

To answer this, we can split the audience into 3 groups:

- MySQL Professionnals
- MySQL Community Members
- MySQL (Future?) Users

Depending on which category you are in, you can have different expectations about conferences.

For MySQL Professionals, it’s the best opportunity to meet partners, customers and also other business players in real life – and this is a very important point. As most of our contact with customers is virtual, meeting people and discussing things with them in person is very beneficial for future collaboration. This is also …

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