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Quantifying Abnormal Behavior in System Metrics

I’ve posted slides for my Velocity talk on VividCortex’s blog. The talk explained how we use exponentially weighted moving statistics to generate a meta-metric of abnormality for the time-series metrics measured from MySQL. That’s kind of a mouthful. Maybe you had to be there :-)

SAP as a case study for open source engagement

There was some incredulity expressed yesterday when I suggested that SAP is a great case study on the way in which proprietary companies have engaged with open source.

To be clear, I was not suggesting that SAP is, or should be considered, an open source company, but based on our understanding of SAP’s changing strategy with regards to open source software it represents a good case study on how proprietary companies have learned that it is in their best interests to contribute to open source software projects.

Jay and I had the opportunity yesterday to speak to Claus von Riegen, SAP director of technology standards and open source, and Erwin Tenhumberg, SAP open source program manager. Our formal …

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Webinar: Introducing MySQL Workbench

September 16, 10:00 am PST, 1:00 pm EST, 18:00 GMT

I'm proud to inform you that I will be hosting a MySQL Workbench Webinar, September 16. You can find the announcement right here.

I have spent quite a deal of time testing MySQL Workbench. Thanks to the hard work of the MySQL Developer Tools Team, the tool just becomes better and better each new build. Personally, I think it is high time to present its features and benefits in a web seminar, and when Giuseppe asked me to do it, I was more than happy to oblige.

I'll shortly post an outline of some of the key features I will be presenting. Most likely, I'll address a number of issues I've seen recurring on the …

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