After 4hrs train / airport, 11hrs flight and another 2hrs commuting time on Sunday 19th I made it from London to Santa Clara. Practically exhausted I checked in, targeting a comfy hotel bed only to end up on a 1.5 hrs drive to Monterey with three good friends / colleagues! It was a great start [...]
I’m presenting about Maatkit, the toolkit I created to make life better with MySQL, at the MySQL conference next week.
I’m going to give you a whirlwind tour throught some of Maatkit’s features and functionality. The toolkit is much too large and complex to cover more than a small part of it in depth. So here is your advance warning: I’m going to go through a lot of material, and I won’t be stopping for lengthy discussions :-) The Maatkit documentation is very thorough, and I hope to introduce you to things that could be of use to you, so you can go learn about those topics from the documentation.
Let me give you an idea: when I’m optimizing queries, I open up the output of mk-query-digest in …[Read more]
So far this year I’ve been totally silent about the MySQL Conference and Expo 2009. In the past I’ve been a vocal advocate of going to the conference and sending your employees to the conference. So my silence was conspicuous to me, if not to you. I’ve always considered myself a strong [...]