Category Archives: Matt

Speaking @ Percona Live in London Next Week!

A quick note, I am speaking at Percona live in London next week… its should be a rip roaring time. I have two topics I am speaking on. The first is on building a MySQL Data Access Layer with Ruby … Continue reading

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MySQL Bootcamp at Collaborate 2011 pt 2

Hi All, I am going through some of the sessions for IOUG’s Collaborate 2011 Conference and trying to fill in slots for the bootcamp, and while we have some great sessions we could use a few more sessions. Specifically I … Continue reading

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Helping to Organize a MySQL Bootcamp @ IOUG’s COLLABORATE 11

I am helping IOUG Organize a MySQL bootcamp at their Collaborate conference in Orlando. This is actually a great opportunity to reach out to a lot of Oracle talent looking for more information and training on MySQL. An IOUG Bootcamp … Continue reading

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Great to see everyone at the UC

It was awesome to see everyone at the 2010 mysql UC. Sorry if I did not get a chance to chat with everyone, time just flew by! I had great turn out for my two sessions and had a lot … Continue reading

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More Debate, More Flame, More Choosing the correct tool for the job

You have to love all the debating going on over NOSQL -vs- SQL don’t you? With my UC session on choosing the right data storage tools ( does this sound better then SQL-vs-NoSQL?) I have been trying to stay current … Continue reading

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New Benchmark I am working on that tests MYSQL -vs- NOSQL

I am giving a talk in a couple of weeks at the 2010 MySQL User Conference that will touch on use cases for NOSQL tools -vs- More relational tools, the talk is entitled “Choosing the Right Tools for the Job, … Continue reading

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Huge Data -vs- The Database, how the industry is adapting in the face of the data explosion

Note This Article was actually written back in May after the UC at the request of Linux Magazine, through a series of events It went unpublished. Between then and now Jeremy ended up doing a great job covering most of … Continue reading

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You know you have really screwed up when …

You crash MySQL/Innodb and you trace the error to a function that says: “This function checks the consistency of an index page when we do not know the index. This is also resilient so that this should never crash even … Continue reading

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Testing Waffle

So Ronald Bradford has been getting some EC2 AMI’s setup for Waffle the last couple of days. Really he is the first person to work with us on testing out the 0.5 cream release. It’s funny but when you are … Continue reading

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5 Minute DBA MyISAM Example Config Files

I have been asked this numerous times ever since I posted my InnoDB sample configuration files, Do I have sample configuration parameters for a MyISAM setup? We are seeing less and less people use MyISAM, but it is still popular … Continue reading

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