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UC2009: On the Starting Blocks

Despite an annoying 3 hour flight delay from Heathrow (and no, I wasn’t connecting there, I was leaving from there), I’m here in San Francisco and Santa Clara again ready for the MySQL User Conference 2009. I obviously have my four presentations t…

I love my Moleskine

Not remotely related to computing at all, but I’ve just been updating my diaries, and I use Moleskine. I go everywhere with a Moleskine of some description (they’ve recently released some really tiny notebooks, which make it easier to carry your l…

MySQL Documentation Myths

There are a few myths surrounding the MySQL documentation and how it works, and I thought I’d try and dispel some of those myths if I can. If you have any more questions or misunderstandings you want clarified, let me know. Myth: MySQL Documentati…

Teaching OpenSolaris

While looking for some information on OpenSolaris in preparation for my talk this week I came across some excellent material providing backgrounds on OpenSolaris for both instructors and students. The material is part of the Curriculum Development…

DimDim and MySQL University

Stop the press! My boss, Stefan Hinz, has just started blogging, with his first post here: Using NetBeans with MySQL. So who is he? Well, Stefan is the guy that keeps the rest of us in the docs team in check and makes sure we do what we’re asked, …