class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-15932" alt="Summertime Percona MySQL training update" src="http://www.mysqlperformanceblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/improve-300x180.jpeg" width="300" height="180" />Now that June has arrived it is time to plan what you will do over the summer months. In addition to your summer vacation plans, give thought to MySQL training for you and your team.
This is a personal post, not a technical one. We tell ourselves a lot of lies that are not okay. I want to out one of them. It is important to be real, to be true to oneself. This matters.
The lie starts something like this: the moment I held my newborn child in my arms, I looked into her tiny face and felt an all-encompassing, pure love. I was breathless. I could not think, speak, or move. My life was complete, and I knew I was changed forever in that instant. I knew that I would do anything for this tiny creature, even give up my own life.
Honestly, if you are a developer of a program that has a dialog box that asks the user if they want to exit the program when they’ve clicked the close window, you should be sent to remedial programming and UI…
class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-15883" style="margin: 9px;" alt="SchemaSpy" src="http://www.mysqlperformanceblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/SchemaSpy-300x225.jpg" width="300" height="225" />Lately I have been working with a set of customers on a longer term basis which has given me time to explore new tools using their environments. One tool that I am finding very helpful is called
title="SchemaSpy homepage" href="http://schemaspy.sourceforge.net/"> SchemaSpy.
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class="size-full wp-image-13396" alt="Percona Server for MySQL version 5.6.11-60.3" src="http://www.mysqlperformanceblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Percona-Server.jpg" width="247" height="97" />
class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-12964" alt="MySQL Query Patterns, Optimized" src="http://www.mysqlperformanceblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Percona-MySQL-Webinars-285x300.jpg" width="285" height="300" />On Friday I gave a presentation on “
href="http://www.percona.com/webinars/mysql-query-patterns-optimized" target="_blank">MySQL Query Patterns, Optimized” for