MySQL performance and scalability expert.
Areas of Expertise:
- web technologies
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December 17 2012I spoke last Friday at DevIgnition about what’s coming in the MySQL 5.6 release. My slides are embedded below. Further Reading: Presentation uploaded for Maatkit talk at MySQL Conference Videos and slides for MySQL Conference 2010 Surge 2011 slides, recap Slides for my MySQL Conference talks are online How to create stepping slides in OpenOffice.org Impress read more
December 06 2012I just realized that I didn’t hear a tremendous amount of feedback about Oracle’s MySQL Connect conference. Were you there? If so, how did you like it? Further Reading: Schedule for MySQL-and-beyond conference is live I’m going to the upcoming MySQL Camp Why is MySQL more popular than PostgreSQL? Like it or not, it is… read more
November 30 2012I usually keep pretty quiet on things that are controversial, and goodness knows you can start a holy war fast with any comments about REST web services. But I’ve been thinking and working on these things for years — REST for over a year, SOAP and friends since 2003 —… read more
November 21 2012Terminal-based, keystroke-driven editors are enormously powerful, and I still haven’t seen anything more powerful than Vim. I’m a longtime Vim user, and although I’m not the world’s foremost jaw-dropping expert on Vim, I would call myself an advanced power user at the very least, and probably a true expert. Still,… read more
November 15 2012With the Big Data craze that’s sweeping the world of technology right now, I often ask myself whether we’re deficit-spending, so to speak, with our data consumption habits. I’ve seen repeated examples of being unwilling to get rid of data, even though it’s unused and nobody can think of a… read more
Webcast: Diagnosing Intermittent MySQL Problems
May 04, 2012
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes. Cost: Free Do you occasionally see a problem in your MySQL database,or that you suspect is caused by your MySQL database, but you can't diagnose it because you aren't looking when it happens? This commonly causes...
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