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13 Jan

OurSQL Episode 74: Off the Charts, part 1

This week we kick off a multi-part series on monitoring. In this episode we discuss the MySQL Enterprise Monitor offering from Oracle and the MONyog offering from Webyog.

News
The Independent Oracle User Group is looking for nominations to the MySQL Council.

The next OTN Developer Day for MySQL will be Thursday, February 9th, 2012 in Frankfurt, Germany. Registration is free.

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6 Jan

OurSQL Episode 73: What happened?

This week we present a year in review for the MySQL Ecosystem, including updates from Oracle's MySQL, SkySQL, Percona and MariaDB.

News:
The MySQL developer’s room at FOSDEM has almost 40 submissions, and only about a dozen slots, so they need your vote to figure out what sessions will be presented. Send in your votes via twitter or e-mail, see Giuseppe's blog post and session descriptions.

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31 Dec

OurSQL Episode 72: Blooper Retrospective

This week we play a bunch of bloopers, some you have heard, some you haven't, as our year-end gift to you. We hope these make you laugh!

Sugus candy

26 Dec

OurSQL Episode 71: Table Manners, part 2

This week, we continue our discussion about MySQL and its forks. We discuss the Percona server and MariaDB.

Percona Live comes to Washington, DC on Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. There is a 50% discount for students, faculty and staff of educational organizations, and a 35% discount for government employees. http://www.percona.com/live/dc-2012/

Percona Server
Percona software

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16 Dec

OurSQL Episode 70: Table Manners, part 1

We called this podcast table manners because we are often asked what MySQL fork to use. This is part 1 of a 2-part series. This week we delve into Oracle's MySQL and Drizzle.

News:
There will be a "MySQL and Friends" devroom at FOSDEM 2012 in Brussels, Belgium on Sunday, February 5th, 2012. If you are interested in giving a talk, please submit it before December 26th through the submission form. There will also be a dinner on Saturday February 4th, for anyone making travel plans.

Last week we talked about the debian packages available for MySQL 5.5. We went looking for the packages and could not find the Debian drop-down for downloading MySQL 5.5, but we’re happy to report that the drop-down menu item is there now. http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/

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9 Dec

OurSQL Episode 69: Replication Secret Agent

In this episode we talk about the MySQL Master High Availability Agent, aka MHA.

News

There will be a "MySQL and Friends" devroom at FOSDEM 2012. The dev room is scheduled for Sunday 5th February 2012, whole day. If you are interested to give a talk, please submit it before December 26th through the submission form. You can read the original announcement by Frédéric Descamps.

Meet the MySQL Experts Podcast

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2 Dec

OurSQL Episode 68: Scaling, or Sailing?

This week Sheeri visits the Schooner offices and inteviews Dr John Busch, the CTO, Founder, and Chairman of the Board for Schooner. Schooner is able to fully use multi-core processors and do fully synchronous replication without losing performance. The new 5.1 release offers parallel synchronous replication with automated failover between remote data centers.

News
Both Sheeri and Gerry have new jobs - Sheeri wrote about her change at http://palominodb.com/blog/2011/11/23/last-day-palominodb

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27 Nov

OurSQL Episode 67: HA and Replication

News/Feedback
Last week we talked about how we learn and keep up to date with changes to MySQL. Mark Grennan of mysqlfanboy.com posted his own list of MySQL resources.

Call for papers for Percona Live: MySQL Conference & Expo 2012 is open until Monday, December 5th. To submit a paper, first register as a speaker at http://www.percona.com/live/mysql-conference-2012/user/register and then go to My Account -> Submit Proposal.

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18 Nov

OurSQL Episode 66: Breaking the News Reels

In this podcast we talk about how to keep up with the MySQL ecosystem, and introduce a new segment. We invite you to let us know how you keep up, too. And we've updated our theme song!

News
The Meet the MySQL Experts podcast is now on iTunes. So now you can subscribe to the feedburner feed or to the iTunes feed.

Call for papers for Percona Live: MySQL Conference & Expo 2012 is open until Monday, December 5th. The MySQL Conference & Expo is Tuesday April 10 - Thursday, April 12, 2012 in Santa Clara, CA. To submit a paper, first register as a speaker at http://www.percona.com/live/mysql-conference-2012/user/register and then go to My Account -> Submit Proposal.

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11 Nov

OurSQL Episode 65: Security Blanket – The Missing Link

This week we have a big announcement about Sarah, 3 hosts and an extra special guest.

News
Call for papers for Percona Live: MySQL Conference & Expo 2012 is open until Monday, December 5th. The MySQL Conference & Expo is Tuesday April 10 - Thursday, April 12, 2012 in Santa Clara, CA.

To submit a paper, first register as a speaker at http://www.percona.com/live/mysql-conference-2012/user/register and then go to My Account -> Submit Proposal.

Main content
Previous podcasts about securing MySQL

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