Tag: Events

Day One at PGEast 11

The keynote this year was by Ed Boyajian the CEO or EnerpriseDB and he gave an big picture of the DB in terms of market which is a whopping 26$ Billion a year in the US alone of which the the two five players have 90% of the market one having more than half. If you are intrested in finding out about the rest of the presentation I attended keep reading.

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Experienced MySQL DBA Guide to Collaborate

So, you are going to Collaborate (or thinking of going) and you saw my blog post about what to go to if you are a beginner with MySQL. But what if you are more experienced with MySQL? There is plenty…

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MySQL Beginner’s Guide to Collaborate

So, you are going to Collaborate (or thinking of going) and you wonder if, as a MySQL beginner, there will be enough content for you. Or you wonder if there will be too much, and how you will ever decide…

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Hotsos 2011 – Day 1

Yesterday was actually my second day at Hotsos, 2011.Have a look at my post to see what kind of interesting tidbits I have to share.

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Collaborate Speakers, Upload Presentations and White Papers by March 1st!

For those of us speaking at Collaborate, do not forget that for one-hour sessions, presentations and white papers must be uploaded by Tuesday March 1st – tomorrow!    As discussed in the speaker webinar, all one-hour presentations require a white…

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Free webinar on query reviews using mk-query-digest on March 1st

One week from today, on Tuesday, March 1, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM US Eastern Standard Time  (UTC-5), I will give a free ODTUG webinar on “Finding Query Problems Proactively With Query Reviews” using mk-query-digest. This presentation will show how to…

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NoCOUG SQL Challenge – thinking outside the padded box

Seems that our André Araujo has already spilled the beans and revealed his solution to the second edition of the NoCOUG SQL Challenge.
Now, I can’t let him have all the fun, can I?

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NoCOUG SQL Challenge Entry

Once again the great Wizards of Northern California have reached out to the community, pleading for help in the deciphering of one more challenging riddle. The second edition of the NoCOUG SQL Challenge has been published and is open for submissions! This time Iggy and his ensemble came up not only with a SQL challenge but also with a brain-bender riddle that must be resolved before you can start coding your solution. Very nice!

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Hear ye, hear ye: Announcing the 2nd Intl. NoCOUG SQL Challenge

The announcement of the Second International NoCOUG SQL Challenge sponsored by Pythian and Apress has been published in the February 2011 issue of the NoCOUG Journal. See pages 18 and 19 for rules, details of the unsolvable riddle and prizes to be awarded to the smartest wizard who can reveal the secret message.

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Pythian Q1 2011 Speaking: Find us at RMOUG, Hotsos

Pythian will be at RMOUG in full force. Look for Alex Gorbachev, Kellyn Pedersen & Don Seiler. Be sure to stop by our table (#10), say hi to us & our friends from the OakTable Network, and enter our draw to win an Amazon Kindle, and software provided by Cary Millsap (MR-Trace, MR-Tools & Method-R Profiler) among a few other surprises. Pythian is agressively hiring top DBA talent. If this is you, register on our Career Center, or request a time for a short intro chat with Pythian. Alex, Kellyn or Don will be more than happy to give you the inside scoop on the company & share why they love working for Pythian.

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