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Having a company behind MySQL allowed MySQL to: attract developers, have a centralized place for MySQL knowledge, and write good documentation However, having a company behind MySQL has caused problems. As I see it, there are two problems…
While it is slightly more stable, within minutes I had had my first crash on the panel. I had several more, not hardware-related. Now these could be the fault of the applet developers and not KDE itself, but it certainly soured my first look. I will probably nuke this install and reinstall with the KDE3 remix over the weekend.
The bad news is that whatever agreement MySQL AB had with Meetup.com has ended. Unfortunately, this agreement has ended, so there’s going to have to be a more manual process to get MySQL to sponsor the meetup groups. At its cheapest, a year of meetup.com is $144. The good news is that Giuseppe and Dups (as well as the local Sun/MySQL folks in Boston who also sponsor the pizza and soda we have) have expressed that they are dedicated to sponsoring these user groups, so nobody has to go around digging for spare change just yet. Here’s the sad e-mail I received…
Welcome to the 144th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.
By now many folks know that MySQL documentation is not changing its license. This is an issue with many sides, but before I go through them, I want to address a comment made by Masood Mortazavi:
OCLUG (The Ottawa Canada Linux Users Group) is putting on an event called—you guessed it—End of School with Linux. This is happening on April 28, 2009 starting at 11am at the University of Ottawa in the SITE building, room C0136. The purpose of the event is to help people with their Linux systems, install Linux, fix issues, and just generally help out in the community. Your humble blogger will be there, manning the booth from 1200-1600, so come on down. And tell a friend, too.
This is the 143rd edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.
This year’s Oracle Open World is taking place from October 11-15th, 2009 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. Paul Vallee noted that Oracle’s acquisition of Sun means that Open World will probably want a MySQL track, and Matt Yonkovit of Big DBA Head mentioned that a blog post on it would spread the word.
Keynote: How To Be a Community Superhero
MySQL Platinum Enterprise Support for MySQL is now bundled with every Pythian support contract. As a partner at the Platinum-level Pythian receives the level of support that meshes with the elite and ultra-responsive level of enterprise infrastructure management that has been our tradition for over ten years.