• Impressions from MySQL conf 2011, part IV

    April 19, 2011

    This post concludes my impressions from some of the talks I’ve been to. Thursday OQGRAPH: Dealing with Graphs and Hierarchies in Plain SQL / Antony Curtis (Blizzard Entertainment) I opened this day's sessions with a smile. Antony Curtis and Arjen Lentz have authored the OQGraph storage engine a while back. I had every intention to […]

  • Impressions from MySQL conf 2011, part III: BoF Replication

    April 19, 2011

    This post continues my impressions from some of the talks I've been to. I'll dedicate this post to a single session. Wednesday BoF: Replication, Lars Thalmann, Mat Keep (Oracle) Lars Thallman presented the MySQL 5.5 replication features, as well as the expected 5.6 features. Among other features, one could notice parallel replication, binlog checksums, sub-second […]

  • Impressions from MySQL conf 2011, part II

    April 17, 2011

    This post continues my impressions from some of the talks I've been to. Wednesday Replication for Availability & Durability with MySQL and Amazon RDS / Grant McAlister (Amazon.com) Grant McAlister described the Amazon RDS offer, which provides with a pre-installed MySQL servers, and supports auto management of replication and high availability. He desribed asynchronous vs. […]

  • Impressions from MySQL conf 2011, Part I

    April 15, 2011

    Having the conference behind now, I'm reviewing some of my impressions and of sessions I attended. The people To begin with, this conference was a big success for me, in many respects. The sessions were great (more on that later), but of course, meeting with new people and with familiar people, was the more important […]

  • Slides for "openark-kit: MySQL utilities for everyday use"

    April 14, 2011

    Today I have delivered my talk, openark-kit: MySQL utilities for everyday use, at the O'REILLY  MySQL Conference 2011. The slides are uploaded to the O'Reilly site, and I'm attaching them here as well. Feel free to download the PDF: openark-kit-mysqlconf11.pdf I wish to thank all who attended my talk!  

  • Checking for AUTO_INCREMENT capacity with single query

    April 5, 2011

    Darn! This means oak-show-limits becomes redundant. Am I not supposed to speak about it on my coming presentation? Bad timing! You have AUTO_INCREMENT columns. How far are you pushing the limits? Are you going to run out of AUTO_INCREMENT values soon? Perhaps you wonder whether you should ALTER from INT to BIGINT? The answer is […]

 
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