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The inaugural Meet-up Oklahoma City MySQL Meetup is Wednesday, July 23, 2014!
As a special guest speaker, Peter Zaitsev (CEO of Percona and co-author of High Performance MySQL) will be giving a presentation on “Best Indexing Practices”, followed by a Q/A session.
Please RSVP if you plan to attend so we can get a good headcount for food and beverages that will be provided and as always, please spread the word to friends or colleagues in the industry.
It should be a great night and great first event for the MySQL user group in OKC!
Please RSVP for next Monday’s North Texas MySQL Users Group Meeting so we will know how much pizza to order.
MYSQL Tuning Trick for Queries and Server Tuning
Monday July 14th 6PM!
Event is free to the public. Newbies welcome!
Presented By: Dave Stokes, MySQL Community Manager North America, Oracle Corporation
Plus meet Oracle Ace, Oracle MySQL Ace, and IOUG Big Shot George Trujillo who has recently moved to DFW.
6031 Connection Drive
Suite 900 Room 9068
Irving, TX 75038
Start :Monday, July 14, 2014 6:00 PM
THe MySQL APT Repository provides an easy and convenient way to get the latest MySQL software. My test server was need of a refresh so I put on a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 and downloaded
sudo dpkg -i mysql-apt-config_0.2.1-1ubuntu14.04_all.deb
[sudo] password for dstokes:
Selecting previously unselected package mysql-apt-config.
You will get a choice to install MySQL 5.6 or the latest 5.7 DMR.
sudo apt-get update Pulls the latest information from the repository for the various packages.
sudo apt-get install mysql-server Installs the server and will start it running. And then a quick
sudo apt-get install mysql-workbench to get me where i needed to be.
There is a detailed information at A Quick Guide to Using the MySQL APT Repository
The North Texas MySQL Uxer Group will meet July 14th in the Oracle office in Irving at 6PM. Part of the topic will be MySQL query & server tuning with MySQL Workbench and part will be a surprise from Oracle ACE, Oracle MySQL ACE, and IOUG big shot George Trujillo who was recently relocated to the Dallas / Fort Worth Area.
And yes, pizza will be served ’cause pizza makes user groups run.
6031 Connection Drive
Irving, TX 75039
MySQL is a proud sponsor of the Mountain Moodle Moot, July 9-11, 2014 – Helena, Montana. There will be sessions back-to-back covering query tuning, system tuning, and little known tricks using MySQL Workbench. This years Moot is already SOLD OUT.
Moodle is a learning management system and very popular with many schools across the world.
There are 3 three amazing social events planned for Friday afternoon – sponsored by Oracle/MySQL. Lunch, a tour train ride and a great social at the Blackfoot Brewery complete with tour and brews.
If you have your ticket and want me to cover anything specific in my sessions, please let me know!
Fifty eight sessions, tutorials, and birds-of-a-feather gatherings at MySQL Central at Oracle Open World! Be sure to check out the following sessions (my favorites) and register ASAP as tickets will go quickly.
- MySQL and Tech Women (or Where Are All the Tech Women?) Erin O’Neill San Francisco MySQL meetup
- MySQL & GIS Alexander Rubin Percona
- The MySQL SYS Schema Mark Leith Oracle
- MySQL 5.6 at Twitter Calvin Sun Twitter & Inaam Rana Twitter
MySQL is proud to be a Diamond Sponsor of the Southeast Linxufest June 20-22nd in Charlotte. There is a Zero to DBA track again this year. Be sure to check out the program. I will be speaking on MySQL 5.7, Query Tuning, and Big Data. Drop by the booth for BoogieBots, heavy duty luggage tags, and to talk MySQL.
MySQL was proud to return as a sponsor of the Texas Linuxfest last weekend. Over 700 tickets sold and I probably talked to all bu two or three. Luckily I had help from Quality Assurance Guru Jeb Miller and Software Release Manager Hema Sridharan as things got very busy. The crowd was really supportive of us, MySQL, and extremely friendly.
MySQL Fabric was a popular topic of discussion. Evidently playing ‘who has the virtual IP address’ is a big problem for DevOps staffs and Fabric solves that issue. Many in attendance were on the verge of needing to shard their data and liked having a tool to manage the work for them.
And Workbench 6.1 is extremely popular. Me, “Have you seen the latest MySQL Workbench in action?” Attendee, “Yes, I use it all the time and ti has really become awesome in the last year!” Many non-DBAs who have to look after MySQL instances love the admin tools over fat finger on the command line.
So next June plan to be in Austin to see the bats come out at midnight, hear some great music on 6th Street, eat yourself silly on South Congress, and attend the best Open Source event in the Lone Star State.