Video: What the MySQL Is This, Anyway?

Giuseppe Maxia and I are in the exact middle of our leg of the MySQL Campus Tour. Yesterday's session is was recorded -- A PDF of the slides can be downloaded at (21 Mb).

The video is below:

Click on the thumbnails for larger pictures of the standing-room only crowd, and lunch with the great folks at Cal Poly afterwards:

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