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I have put up a poll on my personal blog, Diamond Notes asking whether you prefer Ubuntu or Debian as an operating system for MySQL server.
Welcome to the 121st edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.
I had so much to say in response to a recent post asking about virtualization from Jennifer Glore that I realized it was long enough to be a blog post.
OpenSQL Camp is a free unconference happening Friday, Nov. 14th through Sunday, Nov. 16th in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA. More details can be found at http://www.opensqlcamp.org.
Welcome to Log Buffer #120. My name is Warner, and I’m a SQL Server DBA at The Pythian Group. This is my first time on Log Buffer duties ever, so here’s hoping I can give everyone a fair and unbiased look at this week in the database blogging world (and related).
I took part in a webinar on cloud computing today, including some of the top names in cloud computing services. As Pythian has some MySQL clients using cloud computing, I was interested by the many levels of what cloud computing means, including such categorizations as Facebook apps being a part of the cloud. I think many of us consider cloud computing to mean “virtual infrastructure as a service” and overlook some pretty robust cloud computing that’s already out there, such as “application components as a service” and “software [platform] as a service”. Following are my notes..
Get it while it’s hot! The Fall 2008 issue of the MySQL Magazine is now available at http://www.mysqlzine.net. Issue 6 is chock full of 16 pages good stuff. Download the PDF directly or go to the MySQL Magazine page to download any and all of the 6 issues.
I’ve been volunteering since I was 14, and I did not stuff and seal thousands of envelopes thinking about a return on my investment. Sure, I may have been enticed by something (free pizza) but in the end, where people donate their time and money is a very personal thing. They donate time and money to causes they believe in.
Welcome to the 119th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.
Sorry for the outage, everyone. We’re looking into the causes of the downtime (and sponging the sweat off our keyboards), but for now we’re happy just to be back. Stay tuned for a real blog article soon.