OurSQL Episode 115: Do You Make the Grade (part 4)?

This week, we continue our series going through the Operations Report Card as it applies to database administrators. This week in Ear Candy, we talk about a hidden client value for max_allowed_packet (separate from the session variable). In At the Movies, we present Karen Tegan Padir of Enterprise DB presenting The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same.

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

Dublin, Thursday 13 December

Call for papers for SCALE13, open until December 10th, 2012.

Percona Live, London Dec 3- Tues Dec 4. Millenium Gloucester Hotel.

Training
MySQL Marinate, a FREE basic MySQL training course led by Sheeri.

SkySQL Trainings

Oracle's MySQL Trainings

Percona Trainings

Operations Report Card, part 4
This week we talk about Automation Practices and Fleet Management Practices of the Operations Report Card

Episode 85, where we talked about configuration management
Episode 98, where we talked about puppet
Episode 112, where we talked about documentation

Ear Candy
Bug 67448 discusses the hidden client value for max_allowed_packet, separate from the session variable.

At the Movies
This week in At the Movies, we present Karen Tegan Padir of Enterprise DB presenting The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same.

Where you can see us
Gerry will be at the December Seattle MySQL Meetup on Dec 3rd, topic and venue to be determined.

Sheeri will be at the December Boston MySQL meetup group on Monday, December 10th from 7-9 pm. The topic is "Elastic Database Scalability: Making your MySQL data tier flexible and adaptable to system demand with ParElastic" by Amrith Kumar, CTO of ParElastic.

MySQL Marinate starts January 1st, 2013. It is a virtual self-study course learning MySQL which both Gerry and Sheeri will be helping lead.

Sheeri will be speaking at Rocky Mountain Oracle User Group Training Days Monday Feb 11 - Thursday February 14th on "Backing up MySQL" and "Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Indexes?"

Sheeri will be speaking at

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