Podcasts

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

OurSQL Episode 67: HA and Replication

This week, we talk about mysql 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.

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.

OurSQL Episode 65: Security Blanket - The Missing Link

This week we have a big announcement about Sarah, 3 hosts and an extra special guest. We go on to talk about using SSL with MySQL. Ear Candy - a gotcha when mixing GRANT and SSL requirements, where what is semantically possible does not necessarily follow logic.

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.

OurSQL Episode 64: Are We Normal Yet?

This week, we talk about 2NF, 3NF and a bit about normalization vs. denormalization.

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.

Normalization
Book: An Introduction to Database Systems by CJ Date

OurSQL Episode 63: Snowing Already?

This week, Gerry Narvaja guest hosts and we talk about star and snowflake schemas, as a follow-up to last week's podcast on Data Warehousing 101.

News
FOSDEM has a call for papers open until Sunday, November 6th. FOSDEM is one of the largest free and non-commercial open source events, taking place in Brussels, Belgium on February 4th and 5th. There will be a Developer’s room that's near and dear to our hearts called "MySQL, MariaDB and friends".

OurSQL Episode 62: Data Warehousing 101

Josh Berkus of PostgreSQL Experts spoke at OS Bridge this summer on Data Warehousing 101:
Everything you never wanted to know about big databases but were forced to find out anyway (http://it.toolbox.com/blogs/database-soup/data-warehousing-101-slides-video-up-47456 has video and slides)

News
Call for papers for Percona Live: MySQL Conference & Expo 2012 is open! They opened it on Friday, September 15th and the call will close on 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.

OurSQL Episode 61: Security Blankets, Part 2

We go over the open calls for papers, upcoming conferences, conversations with Oracle, and finish up our 2-part series on MySQL security.

Calls for papers:
Call for papers for Percona Live: MySQL Conference & Expo 2012 is open! They opened it on Friday, September 15th and the call will close on 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.

OurSQL Episode 60: Charming Data

This week we talk with Giuseppe Maxia (pronouncing his name correctly!) about new features in Tungsten replicator, and go over a lot of news.

News:
There was a lot of news this week! There were three really big announcements at Oracle OpenWorld that relate to the MySQL community:

Oracle released a NoSQL database. http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/nosqldb/overview/index.html
It’s an ACID-compliant key-value data store, with a Java API for put, delete and get operations and includes replication. The data partitioning and distribution is automatic and based on a hash function.

OurSQL Episode 59: Security Blankets, Part 1

This week, we talk about MySQL security.

News/Feedback
Collaborate Call for papers is open until Sunday October 14th - http://events.ioug.org/p/cm/ld/fid=15
Collaborate is an Oracle Technology and Applications conference put on by IOUG, OAUG and Quest. It is the largest independent Oracle conference, and we are planning on having a one-day track there. Collaborate is at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada from Sunday April 22nd - Thursday 26th, 2012.

Call for papers for Percona Live: MySQL Conference & Expo 2012 is open! They opened it on Friday, September 15th and the call will close on Monday, December 5th. The MySQL Conference & Expo is Tuesday April 10 - Thursday, October 12, 2012 in Santa Clara, CA.

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