This week we talk about MariaDB - explaining features, and comparing to Percona's patched MySQL and Oracle's MySQL. MariaDB is touted as "a better MySQL, not a different MySQL". MariaDB is the 2nd most popular open source database, even more popular than Postgres.
This week we listen to MySQL founders David Axmark and Michael "Monty" Widenius talk about all sorts of topics, from the MySQL ecosystem to "Crazy Monty", an open source restaurant. David and Monty don't always agree, so this panel is enlightening and also funny.
This week we talk with Mark Atwood of RedHat about OpenShift, a free, auto-scaling Platform as a Service (PaaS) for applications. Use promotional code "oursql" when signing up!
We are very thankful for our listeners! Last week we won a MySQL Community Contributor of the Year award (Sarah Novotny, Gerry Narvaja and Sheeri Cabral, who have all been hosts, won the award). Here's a picture of the award we all won.
This week we talk with Martin Farach-Colton of Tokutek about what's new with TokuDB.
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 .
This week we give an overview of Percona Live and what we think are the highlights, including which sessions we recommend for beginners and which we cannot wait to see for ourselves.
On Tuesday June 5th, 2012, a MySQL Innovation Day is being hosted at Oracle’s Conference Center in Redwood Shores, California. The MySQL Innovation day will feature multiple “lightning” talks by Oracle’s MySQL Engineers, If you cannot make it out to California, the lightning talks will be available via a live webcast, too - so either way, save the date! Unfortunately there's no link yet.