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.

Keeping Up With the MySQL Ecosystem

Feeds
Planet MySQL Twitter: @planetmysql
Percona's Performance Blog Twitter: @performanceblog
Planet MariaDB Twitter: @mariadb

Firefox tab groups
Firefox "pin to tab" feature

Conferences & User Groups
Percona Live: MySQL Conference & Expo
O'Reilly MySQL Conference & Expo (2003 - 2011)
List of MySQL User Groups
MySQL-related event calendar

Other
MySQL forums
#mysql on freenode.net
#mysql on twitter
OurSQL podcast - the MySQL Database Community Podcast
Meet the MySQL Experts - official Oracle podcast

Don't be afraid to be wrong: In which I was wrong (post 13) and then I thanked the folks who helped me out.

Ear Candy
--loose like --loose-default-character-set MySQL manual page including --loose -- this feature was introduced in MySQL 4.0.2!

At the Movies
At the movies this week, Giuseppe Maxia talks about advanced replication for the masses in May 2011 at Open Database Camp.

Where you can see us
Sheeri will be at LISA, the Large Installation Sysadmin Conference, from December 5-9 in Boston.

The December Seattle MySQL User Group on Monday December 5th from 7 - 9 pm where Ivan Zoratti of SkySQL will present "MySQL HA Revisited".

And a week later the same talk will be given at the December Boston MySQL User Group on Monday December 12th from 7 - 9 pm.

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