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Moving from MySQL to CouchDB: Part 1

I’ve started a little series on how to migrate your MySQL applications and databases over to CouchDB. Most of the process is about how you think about your data, not about the database itself, the application, or the interface to the database stor…

Left MySQL/Joined CouchOne

For many people this will be old news, but I guess It thought I should put up something official. At the end of September, I left MySQL/Sun/Oracle – that wasn’t an easy decision, mostly because I loved my job. It’s difficult to stop doing somethin…

Reorganizing the documentation

Those of you that know the documentation well will be aware of the old page we used to have for the MySQL documentation. It was huge, and over the years we’d done a number of things to try and improve the layout and make it easier to find what you…

Rebuilding the installation chapter

We have lots of things on the go right now (over and above the normal process of keeping things up to date), and one of the main projects for me is to do a complete rebuild of the installation chapter (Installing and Upgrading MySQL). I’ll be star…

Dojo examples from UC2009

I know, I know, loads of people have been waiting for these… So here we go, I’ve finally sorted a downloaded version of the Dojo examples from the presentation I provided at the MySQL Users Conference 2009. There are three examples: The auto-pag…

MySQL 5.1 in OpenSolaris

If you’ve attended just one of my recent talks, either at the UC, LOSUG or MySQL University, you should know that MySQL 5.1.30 will be in the next official drop of OpenSolaris. In fact, you can find MySQL 5.1 in the current pre-release builds – I …

Speaking at CommunityOne West

Sorry for the (relatively) short notice, but I will be talking at Sun’s CommunityOne conference in San Francisco on June 1st. I’ll be talking about, and demonstrating, the DTrace probes we have put into MySQL in a joint presentation with Robert Lo…

Using MySQL with the Dojo Toolkit

The presentation file for the Dojo toolkit presentation at the Users Conference is now available. You can find it on the conference session page. I’ll be uploading the example scripts that work to produce the examples I gave once I’m back in the o…

Presentations now on MySQL Conf Site Too

So I talked to the wonderful JB from O’Reilly who is responsible for all sorts of parts of the conference, and she’s now enabled my presentations on the MySQL Conference Presentations page. While you’re there downloading mine, make sure you go and…