Well day two here at PgEast has drawn to a close and it was another very informative day.Today I concentrated on the more common tasks of a Pg DBA so I attended three talks (four if you count mine) that where rather heavy on the technical side of being a Pg DBA. Keep reading.Read More >
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.Read More >
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…Read More >
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…Read More >
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.Read More >
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…Read More >
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…Read More >
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?
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!Read More >
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.Read More >