Friday Feb 27, 2015

MySQL/Java Tech Day in Cameroon

The recently created Cameroon MySQL User Group in cooperation with the local Java User Group are happy to announce the MySQL/Java Tech Day covering both technical areas. This event is the first event on Java & MySQL in Cameroon and we are very happy to invite you to come if you are around.
  • Event : MySQL/Java Tech Day
  • When : 21st March 2015
  • Place :  ActivSpaces – Boulevard de la liberte, Akwa Douala
  • Agenda: available
    • 9:15 – 9:45: Keynotes: Introduction of MUG Cameroon & CemerJUG
    • 9:45 – 10:30: MySQL. The database for the web by Kwaye Gabriel Kant, the Leader of MUG Cameroon
    • 10:30 – 10:45: Coffee Break
    • 10:45-11:35: 10 minutes sponsor sessions (ActivSpaces, Objis, ABHoster, Novazen, FreelancerTech...)
    • 11:35-12:05: Cloud Computing: MySQL as a service by Patrick NDJIENTCHEU, CEO Founder
    • 12:05-13:00: Java Entreprise. JPA with MySQL database by Daniel FOUOMENE, PhD student computer Science, University of Yaounde, CEO Founder
    • 13:00-14:00: MySQL tools for Database Administrator by Stella BULU, Oracle DBA OCP, AppTech
    • 14:00-14:50: Lunch break
    • 14:50-15:30: What is Oracle ? By Eric NKILI the Oracle Application DBA, AppsTech
    • 15:30-16:10: Java Application Server: Deployment with Glassfish by Jeremie NGUETSOP, Java senior developer
    • 16:10-17:00: Conference/debate
We are looking forward to seeing you at this MysQL / Java Tech day on March 21st, 2015!

Monday Feb 23, 2015

SMUG - Sweden MySQL User Group meeting

We are pleased to invite you to the next SMUG meeting which will be hold on April 28th in Stockholm, please find more details below:
  • Where: King, Sveavägen 44, Stockholm, Sweden
  • When: Tuesday, April 28 at 3:00pm - 6:00pm 
  • Agenda:
    • Partitioning your data and partition news in MySQL 5.7 - Matthias Jonsson, developer in InnoDB team
    • New optimizer cost model in MySQL 5.7 - Martin Hansson, developer in MySQL optimizer team.
  • Registration pages:

MySQL User Group Nigeria (Coders234) KickOff meeting - the date has been changed!

We are pleased to invite everyone who is around to the first MySQL User Group Nigeria (Coders234) which will happen on March 4, 2015 (not March 2, 2015 as was announced previously, the date has been changed). Please find details about the MUG meeting below:

  • Date: March 4, 2015 
  • Time: 10am-1pm 
  • Place: Cyber Mate Rijiyan Zaki BUK New Site Road Kano, Nigeria  
  • Agenda:  
    • 10am - 11am: MySQL From the web to the Cloud 
    • 11am - 1pm: Effectively Deploy MySQL Applications on Windows 
  • Meetup link
  • Registration
Please come to join this KickOff meeting and learn on how MySQL fit the cloud computing revolution and how deploy MySQL Applications on Windows.  

Wednesday Feb 11, 2015

FOSDEM 2015 with MySQL & MySQL 20 years anniversary celebration!

During the weekend of January 31-February 1, 2015 we attended the biggest open source conference in Europe, FOSDEM 2015 in Brussels, Belgium. We got again great attendance from MySQL team from around the Europe with following talks in the MySQL & Friends dev. room on Sunday, Feb 1:

  • Andrew Morgan, MySQL Product Manager from the UK talked about "NoSQL & SQL - the best from both words". See Andrew's blog including the slides.
  • Norvald H. Ryeng, the MySQL Optimizer engineer, Norway with a talk on "Web Mapping with MySQL". Norvald also contributed to the other "Distributions" on "Upstream Downstream"
  • Luis Soares, the Lead Software Engineer and MySQL Replication Team lead, Portugal had 2 talks in the MySQL & Friends
    • Zooming in on the New MySQL Group Replication Plugin
    • The New MySQL Replication Features in MySQL 5.7 and Beyond
  • Sveta Smirnova, the MySQL Senior Principal Support Engineer & an author of book "MySQL Troubleshooting" had 2 talks:
    • Moving to the NoSQL side: MySQL JSON functions
    • Performance Schema for MySQL Troubleshooting

MySQL & Friends - Sunday, February 1st, 2015:

During Saturday we staffed the MySQL booth with a guest from Java team sharing the table with us. We got a several good questions on MySQL, JSON features, MySQL support, news and more. However we found out that the MySQL dolphins were even more popular than the boogie boots 2 years ago... almost all of them were out by end of Saturday's afternoon! 

The evening on Saturday there was a MySQL & Friends community dinner organized by Percona. This evening event socializing and getting the MySQLers together starting to be a tradition at FOSDEM, but this time also with a MySQL 20 years anniversary celebration with a fantastic MySQL cake!!! Almost all 36 registered attendees stayed till 11pm when we cut the cake. Many thanks (especially to Liz Van Dijk who made the cake by herself) for all the effort with arranging this great dinner! 

MySQL 20 years anniversary cake:

Liz cutting the cake:

Tuesday Jan 27, 2015

Events where you can find MySQL in February - August 2015 in all regions

As follow up to the previous announcement from November 28, 2014, here is the list of known events where you can find MySQL team. Please find the list below:

February 2015:
  • SunShinePHP, Florida, US (February 5-7, 2015)
    • MySQL Community team is Bronze sponsor of this show and you can find there our MySQL Community member.
  • DrupalCon Bogota, Colombia (February 10-12, 2015)
    • Find MySQL at MySQL booth in the exhibition area as well as at following talk/session:
      • Tue, Feb 10, 2015@ 5-6pm on "Drupal + MySQL in Colombia & beyond: real life examples of Site Builds" by Pedro Andrade
  • ConFoo CA, Montreal, Canada (February 16-20, 2015)
    • MySQL Community team is represented by Morgan Tocker, the MySQL Community Manger and you can find Morgan at following sessions:
      • Fri, Feb 20, 2015 @1-1:45pm on "Using MySQL in Automated Testing" 
      • Fri, Feb 20, 2015 @3-3:45pm on "Upcoming changes in MySQL 5.7"
  • Southern California Linux Expo 2015 (ScaLE) Los Angeles, US (February 19-22, 2015)
    • Please come to find and talk to MySQL guys during February 20-22, 2015. During Sunday there will be also a MySQL talk as follows:
      • Sun, Feb 22, 2015 @3:00-4:00pm on "The Proper Care and Feeding of a MySQL Server for Busy Linux Admins" by David Stokes, the MySQL Community Manager.
  • Data Science Conclave, Chennai, India (February 20-21, 2015)
    • Local MySQL team is going to have MySQL talk at this show, this time the first time we attend this show, come to listen the MySQL talk as well as ask our MySQL guys attending.
  • OpenSource Tokyo, Japan (February 27-28, 2015)
    • As tradition, MySQL is a part of the OpenSource Conferences organized at several places in Japan. This time again back in Tokyo. Come to find our MySQL team at the MySQL booth in the exhibition area as well as come to listen MySQL talks as follows:
March 2015:
  • FOSSASIA, Singapore (March 13-15, 2015)
    • First time MySQL Community Team attends also this Asias' Premier Open Technology Event in Singapore focused on Open Source, Big Data, Design Thinking and Free Knowledge Tools. You can find MySQL team at MySQL booth in the expo area as well as you might find interesting any of following MySQL talks:
      • "MySQL Cluster as Transactional NoSQL" by Ryusuke Kajiyama,
      • "How to setup a scalable web architecture with MySQL Fabric" by Ricky Setyawan,
      • "Enhanced High Availability using MySQL Group Replication" by Manish Kumar,
      • "MySQL Performance Schema" by Manyak Prasad.
    • Watch the FOSSASIA website for any updates on the schedule.
  • Midwest PHP, SFO, US (March 14-15, 2015)
    • As tradition we are attending this show with following talk. Please come to talk to Dave Stokes, the MySQL Community Manager.
      • Sat, Mar 14, 2015 @1:00-2:00pm on "MySQL 5.7 - New Features, Better Performance, and Things That Will Break" by Dave Stokes.
  • MidCamp 2015, Chicago, US (March 19-22, 2015)
    • MySQL Community Team is a sponsor of this event and will be represented by Morgan Tocker, the MySQL Community Manager. There are plans for BOF and or Unconference session, please watch the accepted sessions at MidCamp webpage for further updates.
April 2015:
  • PyCon Montreal, Canada (April 8-12, 2015)
    • Come to MySQL booth to talk to us at PyCon Montreal!
  • LOADays (Linux Open Administration Days), Wilrijk, Belgium (April 11-12, 2015)
    • MySQL together with Oracle Linux team are going to attend this Administration days in Belgium. Watch the LOADays website for updates on the talk submissions and schedule.
  • Percona Live, Santa Clara, US (April 13-16, 2015) 
    • Multiple MySQL speakers are going to be part of Percona Live in April. Please watch the Percona Live website for program update.
  • OpenSource Days, Bielsko, Poland (April 17-19, 2015)
    • Our local MySQL team is going to have a MySQL workshop as well as will submit MySQL papers. Watch the OpenSource Days website for more updates.
  • JAX 2015, Mainz, Germany (April 20-24, 2015)
    • MySQL team will join the Oracle Java group at the Oracle booth in exhibition area. Come to meet both, Java & MySQL teams!
  • Great Indian Developer Summit (GIDS), Bangalore, India (April 21-25, 2015)
    • MySQL Community team is going to have a Community talk scheduled for the Day of GIDS.DATA on Apr 24, 2015. Watch the organizers website for further updates.
  • JavaScript UnConference, Hamburg, Germany (April 25-26, 2015)
    • As tradition we will attend the JC UnConf in Hamburg. Come to find our representatives at this small special "unconference" event.
May 2015:
  • OpenSUSE, Den Haag, Netherlands (May 1-4, 2015)
    • Come to meet MySQL at the MySQL booth in the expo area. We are also waiting for the final schedule to be announced in order to confirm MySQL sessions.
  • OpenWest Conference, Salt Lake City, US (May 7-9, 2015)
    • Find us at this conference and watch the OpenWest conference website for any updates on the schedule.
  • PHP UnConference, Island of Majorka (May 9-10, 2015)
    • Join the 4th PHP Unconference in Europe! It's our pleasure to announce that same as in previous years MySQL is also part of this show.
  • DrupalCon, Los Angeles, US (May 11-15, 2015)
    • Come to talk to us at DrupalCon LA! Watch the DrupalCon website for more details.
  • PHP[Tek] Chicago, US (May 18-22, 2015)
    • Come to talk to about MySQL with Dave, the MySQL Community Manger at MySQL booth as well as attend his talk scheduled for:
      • Fri, May 22, 2015 @9:00-10:00am on "MySQL Replication for Beginners" by David Stokes. 
  • Linux Solutions & Libres, Paris, France (May 19-20, 2015)
    • We will be sharing our resources with Oracle Linux group during this event! The plan is to have a MySQL / Linux booth and as much talks accepted from both areas as possible. Please watch the conference website for further updates.
  • !Joomla JBeyond Developer Conference, Prague, Czech republic (May 29-31, 2015)
    • Come to meet MySQL at Joomla conference in lovely Prague! We are going to have a MySQL booth at the expo area and we are also hoping to get MySQL talks approved.
June 2015:
  • OpenSource Hong Kong, (June 26-27, 2015)
    • Do not miss 2 planned sessions, one general Oracle & other Community talk as part of the sponsorship of this event. Our local colleagues are going to staff the MySQL booth and give the talks on MySQL topic. Watch the OS HK website for further updates.
August 2015:
  • Debian Conference, Heidelberg, Germany (August 15-22, 2015)
    • We are planning to be part of this show as well. Will share more details once come closer to the event date.
(Updated on Feb 3, 2015)

Monday Jan 26, 2015

MySQL team at FOSDEM 2015

We are pleased to announce that MySQL (and not only MySQL) is again a part of the biggest open source conference in Europe - FOSDEM 2015 this weekend!! Same as in previous years we will again share the booth with other groups @Oracle. You will be able to find MySQL, Oracle Linux and Java on one place in the exhibition area. Please find more details about the event below:

  • Name: Fosdem 2015
  • Place: Brussels, Belgium
  • Date: January 31-February 1, 2015
  • URL

Same as last year there is a MySQL set for MySQL related presentations. You can see the whole schedule of this at MySQL and friends devroom. All MySQL presentations are scheduled for Sunday, February 1, 2015 from 9:00am-4:40pm. 

Tradition calls for a MySQL & Friends Community Dinner again. This year above the socialization there will be also a celebration of the 20th Anniversary of MySQL, so do not miss this opportunity to meet MySQLers and celebrate with us! Please also do not forget to register for the Community Dinner here!!! The place where we are going to go is close to the ICAB building (please see more details at the registration page).

We are looking forward to meeting you at FOSDEM as well as at the MySQL Community Dinner!

MySQL User Group Meeting in Madrid, Spain

On January 29, 2015 there will be another run of Madrid MySQL User Group meeting. Please find details below:

Come to hear news from MySQL world!


Friday Nov 28, 2014

Events where you can find MySQL in December 2014 & January 2015

Please find below list of events where you can find MySQL at. We are looking forward to talking to you!

December 2014:

  • PHP Brazil, Osasco, Sao Paulo, Brazil (December 4-7, 1014)
    • We are going to have a MySQL booth at this event as well as we run a MySQL lecture on "Oracle investments in MySQL" given by Airton Lastori, the MySQL Sales Consultant. Airton will be talking about main updates in MySQL 5.7, MySQL Cluster 7.4, MySQL Fabric and more. Check out the improvements in performance, robustness and new options for high-availability, scalability and sharding.
    • We are looking forward to meeting you at MySQL booth!
  • UK OUG/Tech 14, Liverpool, UK (December 8-10, 2014)
    • MySQL is a part of the main Oracle booth (Nr.33). Please watch the organizers' announcements during the conference about the planned whiteboarding sessions run at Oracle booth. We are going to have 2 sessions on following topics: 
      • MySQL High Availability by Andrew Morgan, the MySQL Product Manager
      • Introduction to MySQL by Mark Swarbrick, the MySQL Sales Consultant
    • There will be also demo sessions run at the booth among other activities. Do not miss the opportunity to talk to our MySQL experts as well as learn about other Oracle's products. We are looking forward to talking to you in Liverpool!
  • OpenSource Enterprise, Tokyo, Japan (December 12, 2014)
    • This time MySQL is sharing a booth with Oracle Linux team at the exhibition area. Please come to our booth to learn the newest updates on both, MySQL and Linux. 
    • If you are interested you can also attend the Linux Keynote on "Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux/Oracle VM" given by Omo Kazuki, the Linux Principal Sales Consultant.

January 2015:

  • FOSDEM, Brussels, Belgium (January 31-February 1, 2015)
    • As usual we are going to run MySQL presentations at the "MySQL & friends" Right now the Call for presentation is still open (by Dec 7th), so the schedule of talks will be announced later on. Please watch the Fosdem website for further news.
    • Among the MySQL booth we have also asked for a booth where we can share our resources with Java & Linux team again. We should be informed by organizers soon. Please stay tuned for further updates.
You can find the up to date list of events with MySQL team at MySQL wikis.

Wednesday Oct 29, 2014

November's events with MySQL

In November 2014 you could be able to find us at following events. We are looking forward to talking to you!


  • Highload ++ Conference, October 31-November 1, 2014, Moscow, Russia
    • The Highload Conference is one of the largest Professional conference for Web Developers and more. This time with MySQL booth &  our MySQL engineers and professionals.
  • OpenSource India, November 7-8, 2014, Bengaluru, India
    • MySQL is part of the main OpenSource Conference in India. Following talks are scheduled: 
      • State of The Penguin & The Dolphin by Sanjay Manwani, the MySQL Director at Oracle India with Ramesh Srinivasan, the Linux & Virtualization Senior Director
      • Improving management efficiency and Cloud scale of MySQL by Ryusuke Kajiama, the Head of MySQL Sales Consulting team in Asia Pacific and Japan
      • MySQL Labs : Fabric and Multi Source Replication by Shivji Kumar Jha, the MySQL Engineer
      • MySQL in Enterprise; From Nice-toHave to Mission Critical by Nitin Mehta, the MySQL Principal Sales Consultant
    • Find us at our booth in the exhibition area also!
  • db tech showcase, November 11-13, 2014, Tokyo, Japan 
    • We are proud to announce MySQL huge attendance at the db tech showcase conference in November 11-13 in Tokyo with following MySQL talks:
      • "Revisiting basics of relational model" by Mikiya Okuno, Support Team
      • "MySQL on Windows (details TBD)" by Katsumi Yokomichi, Support Team
      • "Lock of MySQL" by Sadao Hiratsuka, Oracle ACE,
    • Above those talks secured by our engineers, one of our customer named Cyber Agent and our local Oracle MySQL ACE will have MySQL talk. Also one of hardware distributors is speaking about MySQL on FusionIO. 
    • You are more than welcome to join us at this show!
  • JCConf - Java Community Conference Taiwan, November 15, 2014, Taipei, Taiwan
    • Do not miss the one day Java Community event in Taiwan and MySQL talk given by Ivan Tu, the MySQL Principal Sales Consultant on:
      • "Data Shard with MySQL Fabric and Connector/J”. Ivan’s talk is scheduled for 14:10-14:55 on November 15.
    • MySQL booth secured as well, come to talk to us!
  • OpenSource Conference, November 21-22, 2014, Fukuoka, Japan
    • We are pleased to announce MySQL attendance at the OpenSource Conference this time in Fukuoka, Japan. As tradition with those OpenSource conferences we are going to have a MySQL booth with our local colleagues, Ryusuke Kajiyama and Yoshiaki Yamasaki as well as with a MySQL guest  Philip Antoniades, the Head of MySQL Sales Consulting team.
    • Following talk is scheduled:
      • “The State of the Dolphin” by Yoshiaki Yamasaki, the MySQL Sales Consultant scheduled on November 22nd, 2014 @ 16:15-17:00
    • See the whole agenda. We are looking forward to meeting you in Fukuoka!


  • JMaghreb, November 4-6, 2014, Casablanca, Morocco
    • MySQL secured a talk at this Java event in Morocco. Olivier Zemrag will present on:
      • "NoSQL High availability and Big data with MySQL". The talk is scheduled for November 5, 2014 @14:30-15:20 and will be in French.
  • Oracle Day Turkey, November 11, 2014, Istanbul, Turkey
    • Find us at MySQL / Linux booth at this huge local Oracle event on November 11, 2014. The expectation is to have up to 1000 people at this event including the Turkish Oracle User Group!
  • LibreCon 2014, November 11-12, 2014, Bilbao, Spain
    • Find us at our MySQL booth in the exhibition area!
  • BGOUG - Bulgarian Oracle User Group, November 14-16, 2014, Pravets, Bulgaria
    • We are happy to inform you that MySQL is part of the Bulgarian Oracle User Group Autumn Conference in Pravets, Bulgaria. The BGOUG conference is the right place to meet specialists, working with Oracle technologies and tools, to learn from the top professionals, and to exchange ideas and experience.
    • Do not miss the MySQL presentation as part of the Database track. Georgi Kodinov, the Senior Software Development Manager, will have a talk on: "Decrease Your MySQL Server's Attack Surface".
  • DOAG, November 18-20, 2014, Nuremberg, Germany
    • German Oracle Community organizes the DOAG Conference & Exhibition for 26 year now! This huge, three days event covers as much Oracle solutions as possible and the attendees will have the great opportunity to expand their network and benefit from the know-how of the Oracle community. MySQL is part of this show with MySQL at the Oracle booth as well as with MySQL talks given by our staff as follows:
      • "NoSQL & SQL - Why Choose? Enjoy the best of both worlds with MySQL" by Andrew Morgan, the MySQL Principal Product Engineer, scheduled for Tuesday, Nov 18 @ 13:00-13:45
      • "MySQL Workbench 6.1 - Übersicht über die Neuerungen Tipps und Tricks" by Carsten Thalheimer, the MySQL Senior Sales Consultant, scheduled for Tuesday, Nov 18 @ 17:00-17:45
      • "MySQL Session Keynote: Oracle DBAs, Make the Most of MySQL" by Thomas Ulin, The Vice President of the MySQL Engineering Team, scheduled for Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 @ 11:00-11:45
    • We are looking forward talking to you at DOAG in Nuremberg!


  • Cloud Solutions from MySQL, November 5, 2014, Richmond, VA
    • Please join us to discuss strategies that will help you re-imagine your business using modern cloud applications with MySQL.
    • This seminar will allow you to:
      • Understand the potential of "Big Data" for organizations to revolutionize their operations.
      • Learn why the MySQL open source database is the most deployed database in the web and cloud.
      • Find out why the MySQL is a key component of many big data platforms, with Hadoop vendors estimating that 80% of deployments are integrated with MySQL.
      • Oracle Solutions from Quattra enables Public Sector organizations to demonstrate that they are taking cloud computing seriously as a delivery mechanism for students and educators; the public sector’s heightened cloud computing focus is further driven by:
        • The U.S. Federal Government’s “Shared First” Plan to implement a move of at least two services per agency to a shared environment.
        • The U.S. Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative (FDCCI) to consolidate over 800 data centers by 2015.
    • The proposed agenda is:
      • 8:30 am - Registration and welcome with coffee and light snacks
      • 9:00 am - Why MySQL for Cloud Solutions?
      • 10:00am - Oracle OpenWorld Highlights
      • 10:50am - Break
      • 11:00am - MySQL Applications in the Cloud
      • 12:00pm - lunch
      • 1:00pm - Security and Performance Considerations for Cloud Based Solutions
  • True North PHP Conference, November 6-8, 2014, Toronto, Canada
    • It’s our pleasure to announce MySQL attendance at the True North PHP Conference on November 6-8, 2014. Please do not miss the MySQL talk given by Morgan Tocker, the MySQL Community Manager. The talk on “ Upcoming changes in MySQL 5.7” is scheduled for Saturday, November 8th @ 9:00am.
  • Kuali Days 2014, November 10-13, 2014, Indianapolis, US
    • We are happy to announce MySQL presence at the Kuali Days 2014. This year we secured a MySQL booth with our colleagues at it. Come to talk about MySQL with our booth staff, Benjamin Wood from MySQL Sales & Consulting, Mark Barnes and Angie Simms.
  • MySQL, NoSQL & Cloud Conference, November 13-14, 2014 in Buenos Aires & November 17, 2014 in Cordoba, Argentina 
    • We are happy to announce MySQL participation at the MySQL, NoSQL & Cloud Conference in Argentina. MySQL secured a booth at this show as well as some talks on MySQL. Right now we got accepted following talks:
      • "MySQL 5.7"
      • "MySQL Fabric"
    • Our colleagues Pedro Andrade & Manuel Contreras from MySQL team are going to cover the talks as well as MySQL tutorials. Ronald Bradford, the MySQL ACE is going to have a talk on MySQL. Watch the conference website for any update on the scheduled talks & speakers. 
    • Looking forward to meeting you there!
  • PHP[World], November 10-14, 2014, Washington DC, US 
    • We are proud to announce MySQL attendance at the PHP[World] hold in Washington DC on November 10-14, 2014. MySQL is a training day sponsor. Do not miss the MySQL talks given by David Stokes as follows:
      • "SQL for PHP Programmers" by David Stokes, the MySQL Community Manager, scheduled for November 11 @ 9:00am
      • "MySQL 5.7 - New Features and Things That Will Break" by David Stokes, the MySQL Community Manager, scheduled for November 12 @ 10:00am
  • Live 360, November 17-20, 2014, Orlando, FL, US
    • We are happy to announce MySQL attendance at Live 360 conference 2014! This year unfortunately without a talk, but with MySQL booth. Do not miss to come to talk to our colleagues David Stokes, MySQL Community Manager, Andre Richardson from MySQL Sales & Mark Barnes.
    • We are looking forward to talking to you at MySQL booth!

Tuesday Oct 07, 2014

October 2014 - list of events where you can find MySQL

Here is the list of events where you can find us either as speaker, exhibitor or just attendee actively talking to you! 

  • All Your Base, Oxford UK, (October 17, 2014)
    • Find our booth in the exhibition area. Our local MySQL experts Andrew Morgan and Mark Swarbrick should be present and ready to talk to you. 
  • OpenSourceConference Japan, Tokyo (October 18-19, 2014)
    • Do not miss following talk given by our local colleague Yoshiaki Yamasaki: "The State of the Dolphin" as well as find out more about the latests technical updates from MySQL Central @ OpenWorld.
    • You can also find our booth in the exhibition area.
  • ACE Directors' Day, Oslo, Norway (October 21, 2014)
    •  Oracle User Group Norway is organizing ACE Director Tour 2014 with multiple stops at multiple locations. On Oct 21 it is Oslo (Radisson Blue Hotel Nydalen) with MySQL tracks. Do not miss following MySQL presentations:
      • 10:10-11:00 - MySQL Optimizer Overview by Martin Hansson, 
      • 11:10-12:00 - MySQL Cluster for 24/7 applications by Ted Wennemark
      • 13:00-13:50 - MySQL Explain Explained by Martin Hansson
      • 14:00-14:50 - MySQL Fabric for web-scale applications by Ted Wennemark
  • All Things Open (replacing POSSCON), Raleigh, NC (October 23-24, 2014)
    • As announced previously (and the plan was not yet changed) David Stokes, MySQL Community Manager is going to present on "MySQL 5.7 - Everything You Need to Know on Oct 23rd @ 10:15am.  
  • Forum PHP 2014, Paris, France (October 23-24, 2014)
    • In the previous Blog announcement there was wrong date mentioned, the Forum PHP is hold on October 23-24 not November. We are going to be a Breakout space deco sponsor with a very active presence at this event. Please find our people wearing MySQL t-shirt!  
  • Ohio LinuxFest 2014, Columbus, Ohio, US (October 24-25, 2014)
    • You can find Oracle Linux and MySQL team at Ohio LinuxFest.
  • dbConf 2014, Szczyrk, Poland (October 24-26, 2014) 
    • MySQL Workbench - right tool for MySQL data management and administration talk given by Marcin Szalowitz is scheduled. You can find also MySQL booth at the exhibition area. 
  • ZendCon PHP, Santa Clara, US (October 27-30, 2014)
    • Two talks are scheduled, both given by Morgan Tocker, the MySQL Community Manager:
      • MySQL Performance Metrics that Matter on Oct 28th @4:00-5:00pm, 
      • Optimizing MySQL Queries with EXPLAIN on Oct 29 @4:00-5:00pm.
    •  Do not forget to come to visit MySQL booth at the exhibition area.
  • WebTechCon / IPC, Munich Germany (October 26-29, 2014)
    • MySQL secured a booth at the exhibition area, Werner Ressle will be available for any kind of question you might have.  

Friday Sep 12, 2014

MySQL at the PyCon Japan

MySQL team is attending the PyCon Japan conference on September 13-15, 2014, our local colleagues will be available for your questions either at our MySQL booth or around the conference. We are also having a MySQL Lightening talk, please watch the conference schedule for any updates. 

Monday Sep 08, 2014

MySQL Community Reception at Oracle OpenWorld

Are you using or interested in learning more about MySQL? Are you attending Oracle OpenWorld and looking for an opportunity to meet and exchange ideas or experiences with MySQL users?

Join us on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 to celebrate the dynamics and growth of the MySQL community. Whether you are attending MySQL Central @ OpenWorld, a member of local MySQL user groups, a MySQL user in the Bay Area, or simply interested in MySQL technology, you're all invited to Oracle's MySQL Community Reception.

  • Mingle with your peers and learn from real-world experiences.
  • Talk to MySQL engineers face-to-face and get the first-hand information on the latest product development.

Time: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 @ 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location: Jillian's at Metreon (175 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103)

Meet with members in the MySQL ecosystem, and have a casual conversation over a glass of beer, wine or vodka – the famous tradition of MySQL. RSVP today and reserve your spot for a fun night!

Wednesday Sep 03, 2014

MySQL team at KiWi PyCon New Zealand!

We are pleased to announce our attendance at the PyCon New Zealand in Wellington, New Zealand, on September 12-14, 2014! This time we do not have a booth, but will be very actively going around and talk to you. Find our staff wearing MySQL t-shirt!

Anyway if you are interested our colleague from the Solaris Modernization team, James C. McPherson is going to have a talk on Why Python rocks Solaris. Come to hear James' talk scheduled for Saturday, Sep 13 @ 11:20 am (Track 1). 

Monday May 05, 2014

MySQL User Group Meeting in Korea

This month another MySQL User Group meeting is scheduled, this time in Seoul, Korea on May 20, 2014 @ 6:30pm. Please mark your calendar for this day if you are local... It's a great opportunity to hear news about delivering MySQL 5.7.4 as well as we saved some time for a MySQL User Group discussion. Please see details below:

Name: MySQL User Group Meeting

Date: May 20th, 2014

Time: 6:30pm

Place: 15fl. ASEM Tower, (Oracle Korea office), Samsung-dong, Seoul, Korea

For more details see the MySQL Korea User Group Facebook page

Tuesday Apr 29, 2014

MySQL Tech Day, Paris France on May 22, 2014

Want to know more about recent MySQL ads? If so, and if you are closed to Paris, join us for the MySQL Tech Day scheduled for May 22nd, 2014

You will have an opportunity to hear the latest MySQL news, InnoDB new features and MySQL Performance Schema given by the key MySQL experts. Also this event is constructed as the interactive one, so you will have a chance to discuss and ask questions at this free event. Please review the detailed agenda below and here (in French).

Event Details:

Date: May 22, 2014

Time: 10:00 - 17:30 

Place: Oracle France, 15 Boulevard Charles de Gaulle, 92715 Colombes Cedex, Paris, France

Entrance fee: Free of charge

Registration: Please register yourself here

Event info: in French available here


10:10 - Registration and Welcome Coffee

10:30 - Overview of the latest MySQL news by Xavier GERARD, Key Account Manager, MySQL France

11:45 - Dimitri KRAVTCHUK, Performance Architect will talk about:

  • Detailed presentation of the MySQL Performance improvements & InnoDB internal architecture
  • Solutions applied to MySQL versions 5.5, MySQL 5.6 and MySQL 5.7
  • Comparison with evidence and benchmark results
  • Internal architecture of InnoDB: flushing and purging

13:00 - Lunch

14:00 - Mark LEITH, Senior Software Development Manager will talk about:

  • Detailed review of the MySQL Performance Schema, Part 1
  • Presentation of MySQL Enterprise Monitor, use cases and demonstration
  • Presentation of MySQL Performance Schema, implementation and configuration
  • Advanced Use of MySQL Performance Schema

15:30 - Coffee break

16:00 - Mark LEITH, Senior Software Development Manager will continue talking about:

  • Detailed review of the MySQL Performance Schema, Part 2
  • Presentation of MySQL Enterprise Monitor, use cases and demonstration
  • Presentation of MySQL Performance Schema, implementation and configuration
  • Advanced Use of MySQL Performance Schema

17:30 - End of event, Q&A

We are looking forward to seeing you on May 22nd!


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