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Dot-Org Pavilion at the Percona Live MySQL Conference

This is a cross-post from my personal blog. Are you involved with an open-source project that’s interesting to MySQL users, such as Nginx, PHPMyAdmin, Drupal, Jenkins, PHP, and so on? Percona just published the application form for dot-org groups to have a free expo hall booth in the Percona Live MySQL Conference in April.

North Texas MySQL Users Group Meeting set for March 12th

The March meeting of the North Texas MySQL Users Group will be March 12th from five to seven PM at the Irving office. Pizza will be provided and a special guest speaker is double checking their schedule. Come come network, gather swag, and learn more about MySQL.

Please RSVP below by leaving a comment so we can plan on a) enough pizza, b) any special pizza topping request, and c) have enough meeting space for the pizza.

Oracle Office
6031 Connection Drive
Irving, TX 75039

common_schema rev. 218: QueryScript, throttling, processes, documentation

common_schema, revision 218 is released, with major new features, top one being server side scripting. Here are the highlights:

QueryScript: SQL scripting language

Introducing QueryScript: a programming language aimed for SQL scripting, seamlessly combining scripting power such as flow control & variables with standard SQL statements or RDBMS-specific commands.

QueryScript is available fro MySQL via common_schema, which adds MySQL-specific usage.

What does QueryScript look like? Here are a few code samples:

Turn a bulk DELETE operation into smaller tasks. Throttle in between.

Three free MySQL webinars

I’m scheduled to deliver several free MySQL webinars via Percona and ODTUG in the upcoming weeks. I hope you can join me:

Announcing Percona Toolkit Release 2.0.3

We’ve released Percona Toolkit 2.0.3, with a couple of major improvements and many minor ones. You can download it, read the documentation, and get support for it.

What’s new? You can read the changelog for the details, but here are the highlights:

Dot-Org Pavilion at the Percona Live MySQL Conference

Are you involved with an open-source project that’s interesting to MySQL users, such as Nginx, PHPMyAdmin, Drupal, Jenkins, PHP, and so on? Percona just published the application form for dot-org groups to have a free expo hall booth in the Percona Live MySQL Conference in April. Please submit your applications now, and tell your friends about this, because a) the schedule for applying is very short, and b) space is limited.

Upcoming talks at PHP UK, Confoo and your event

I will be speaking on new MySQL features at the PHP UK conference on February 25th in London. A few days later on march 3rd, I will be presenting the Care and Feeding of a MySQL Database at Confoo in Montreal. If you are attending either event, please introduce yourself!

Speaking at MySQL Meetup in Charlotte,NC

February is going to be a busy meetup month for me. In addition to speaking in Raleigh I will visit Charlotte to speak at Meetup out there on February 23rd. Last year I visited Charlotte meetup was in the great place and we had great food and great crowd of people showing up.

Forums.MySQL.Com as a gym for mental exercise

The MySQL Forums seem to be have been around forever. There are groups for announcements, performance, InnoDB, Cluster, Replication, Certification, Events, questions in German, partitioning, and just under a hundred MySQL related subjects in total. Most folks in the MySQLverse seem to regularly lurk in one or more of the forums. There area great source of information and sometimes humor. But are you using the forums to help build your MySQL mental muscle?

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