Performance

OurSQL Episode 140: More Performance

This week we explain performance_schema a bit deeper. In Ear Candy, we talk about max_binlog_cache_size and At the Movies presents Max Mether of SkySQL talking about "High Availability Solutions for MySQL".

Events
DB Hangops - every other Wednesay at noon Pacific time
Upcoming MySQL events

Training
SkySQL Trainings
Tungsten University trainings

OurSQL Episode 139: Starting to Perform

This week we discuss the basics of using the performance schema in MySQL 5.5 and 5.6. Ear Candy is about a temporal gotcha when using dates and times that do not exist, and At the Movies is David Stokes giving some useful for System Administrators who also are in a DBA role.

News
Continuent's Tungsten Replicator is now completely open source
TokuDB is now open source

OurSQL Episode 138: The Relevance of Tungsten

This week we discuss Tungsten and MySQL 5.6 replication with friend of the show, Giuseppe Maxia (aka the Data Charmer). Ear Candy is MariaDB's Cassandra storage engine, and At the Movies is Giuseppe's "MySQL 5.6 Replication – features and usability" video from Open Database Camp.

Events
DB Hangops in May will be Wed May 8th and 22nd.
Upcoming MySQL tech tours

Training
SkySQL Trainings
Tungsten University trainings

OurSQL Episode 136: Digging for Information

We discuss INFORMATION_SCHEMA with plenty of examples on useful queries. In this week's Ear Candy, we talk about resident versus virtual memory on Linux, and in At the Movies has a video about MongoDB.

Events
DB Hangops in May will be Wed May 8th and 22nd noon pacific time.
Upcoming MySQL tech tours

Training
SkySQL Trainings
Tungsten University trainings

OurSQL Episode 131: Fresh Variables

This week we discuss changed behavior of variables in MySQL 5.6. In ear candy we talk about a cloud-based service to play with SQL on different databases, and At the Movies is Stewart Smith of Percona talking about MySQL in the Cloud as a Service during Linux Conf Australia in Canberra.

Changed behavior of variables in 5.6
boolean variables can be set to ON/OFF 1/0 TRUE/FALSE

Variables with changes:
log_slave_updates

OurSQL Episode 127: No Sweat Slaves

This week we begin to discuss replication features in MySQL 5.6. Ear Candy is a LOAD DATA INFILE bug and using CSV to get beyond it; At the Movies is Suzan Bond talking about "The Art of Self-Sourcing".

Events
Oracle's doing more MySQL tech tours. These seminars will be in the mornings, and are free. They will be on:
Tuesday, February 19th in Petach Tikva, Israel
Thursday, February 21st in Oslo and Brussels

OurSQL Episode 113: A JS API with JDD

While we were at MySQL Connect last month, we interviewed long-time MySQL developer JD Duncan about integrating NoSQL and JavaScript with MySQL. His team developed the Node.js API for MySQL. This week, we present the interview we did. In Ear Candy, we discuss what makes a senior DBA, and in At the Movies we present a ScaleBase webinar.

Events
Oracle's "Scale with MySQL" seminars:
Bucharest Romania, Tuesday 13 November
Madrid, Tuesday 27 November

OurSQL Episode 108: Legendary Searches

This week we present the Sphinx Storage Engine. Ear Candy is a gotcha about setting variables in the configuration file, and At the Movies is a video about MariaDB.

Events
MySQL Connect will be held in San Francisco on Saturday September 29th and Sunday September 30th. The schedule is now online.

OurSQL Episode 96: Talking about Nothing

This week we talk about NULLs and how to find the right data type.

Events
OSCon will be held Monday Jul 16th through Friday Jul 20th and has a data track. We did a podcast about OSCon, including a discount code!

MySQL Connect will be held in San Francisco on Saturday September 29th and Sunday September 30th. This is a technical conference about MySQL, bringing together MySQL engineers at Oracle and the MySQL Community, and will include sessions about the latest MySQL features and roadmaps. The schedule is now online.

OurSQL Episode 86: Speed Demon

This week we talk with Martin Farach-Colton of Tokutek about what's new with TokuDB.

News/Events/Feedback
Oracle announced the MySQL Connect Conference to be held in San Francisco on Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30th. Call for papers and registration will open on April 16th.

There is a free webcast on Efficiently deploying new MySQL applications on Windows .

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