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Hello everyone! Before I move to the seasonal greetings, let me share some exciting news. 2008 was quite remarkable for Pythian and, in addition to our ongoing success and growth, we established Pythian Europe back in May. To top it off, we have now laid the foundation for Pythian East Asia Pacific. Pythian Australia Pty Ltd was incorporated and started official operations in Australia this month, taking over service delivery for the region. We have a few local clients and already signed some new ones, so this is quite an exciting beginning.
Welcome to the 128th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.
The 127th edition of of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs, has been published by Robert Treat on zillablog.
We are planning the winter issue of MySQL Magazine. With the new GA release of MySQL server 5.1 last month, there is certainly plenty to talk about!
You can reach me with your ideas at firstname.lastname@example.org . I need to see all article proposals by the 15th of this month. Draft articles must be in by the 10th of January, so if I accept your proposal, you have a month to get things ready.
Welcome to the 126th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs. Just to be different, let’s start with PostgreSQL this time.
Tonight I returned from my first UKOUG conference. I’ve been to smaller conferences like Microsoft Technet and big ones like European Oracle Open World before, but this was without a doubt best one so far (measured by the value of content and amount of fun). I couldn’t attend all the sessions that aroused my interest, there were simply too many of them. From those I attended, there are few I’d like to mention as highlights of the conference. Here they are…
Several of us from The Pythian Group will be at the UKOUG 2008 Conference & Exhibition in Birmingham UK, from the 1st to the 5th of December. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the UKOUG, so the gathering is expected to be really big. Pythian will contribute two presentations…
It’s time for another exciting installment of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.
I think it would be wonderful to learn about the various technologies (including MySQL) used and challenges faced by folks “behind the scenes” at barackobama.com (and now change.gov), since they have to keep in mind the high rate of burstiness, and of course how to scale not just for the peaks but for generally higher demand for longer periods of time, like the week before the election occurred.
This is the 124th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs. Welcome.