Tag: Events

Disclosure: Truth About MySQL 2012 Conference Planning

I love Percona Live.  I think it is a great meeting of the minds.  However, I do not think it is a good replacement for the big April MySQL conference.  In fact, neither does Baron Schwartz: “The conference is organized…

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Pythian Speaking at Oracle OpenWorld 2011

Pythian is pleased to announce our speaking schedule at this year’s Oracle OpenWorld 2011. We’re excited to be joined by our customers Western Union, and Worldwide Technologies (WWT) as we present real-world experiences and project success. If you’re attending, don’t miss the chance to hear our team of experts. Bring your toughest questions to be answered.

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Watch for Pythian Speakers at Upcoming Oracle Technology Days

t’s a busy summer at Pythian, with our continuing wave of speaking sessions at upcoming community and regional industry events. Coming to a city near you, watch for Pythian presenting hot Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server database topics.

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Upcoming Free IOUG Webinar: Securing MySQL

Next week I will give a free IOUG webinar on Securing MySQL on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT (17:00 GMT): Securing MySQL is extremely important, but often is not done properly. I will explain the different…

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Final Videos of Open DB Camp Online:

The final videos from Open DB Camp back in May in Sardinia, Italy are now online.  The full matrix of sessions, videos and slides can be found on the schedule page. Hands on JDBC by Sandro Pinna – video “MySQL…

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Why You Should Submit a Paper for an Oracle User Group Event

Just a few days ago I received a reminder email from Burke Scheld for the “AUSOUG National Conference Series – Perth 2011 – Call for Papers”. I had an event-related conversation with several Oracle guys in my professional networks and the answers I received triggered this blog post. Some of the very good Oracle professionals I personally respect said “…I am not sure what I would get out of it …” or “…I haven’t done anything exciting for the last FEW MONTHS …”. The answers I received shocked me a bit.

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More Videos from Open DB Camp

I have gotten to uploading more of the videos from Open DB camp in Sardinia, Italy back in May: Henrik Ingo speaks about Xtrabackup Manager – video Linas Virbalas speaks about “Flexible Replication: MySQL -> PostgreSQL, PostgreSQL to MySQL, PostgreSQL…

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RMOUG 2011: Pythian Raffle Results

I’m following up on a conference almost half a year later — try to bet that! Actually, this blog post was written more than 3 months ago and was sitting in my drafts waiting the moment I understand why I really wrote it. 3 months later… I still don’t know but I thought I should share it anyway. Maybe I could at least get some comments…

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Liveblogging at OSCON Data: MongoDB Schema Design

Dwight Merriman gives “MongoDB Schema Design” at OSCon Data 2011. @dmerr   RDBMS / MongoDB relational / document-oriented database / database table / collection row / JSON (BSON) document index / index column / field (dynamic/not predeclared) SQL / Mongo…

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Liveblogging at OSCON Data: Drizzle, Virtualizing and Scaling MySQL for the Future

Brian Aker presents “Drizzle, Virtualizing and Scaling MySQL for the Future” at OSCon Data 2011 http://drizzle.org irc.freenode.net #drizzle http://blog.krow.net @brianaker 2005 MySQL 5.0 released – web developers wanted tons of features that were not in the release (making replication better…

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