Robert Silen's Blog

October 15, 2014

And the Bose Mobile Speaker DrupalCon prize draw winner is...

DrupalCon Amsterdam was a great event with a lot of energy! It was good to hear so many Drupal developers have already made the switch to MariaDB including the Drupal Association!

We are happy to announce the winner of the free prize draw for the Bose SoundLink Mini:

Matthew has received his Bose SoundLink Mini and is very happy with the prize!

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February 02, 2014

FOSDEM MySQL Survey Positive for MariaDB

FOSDEM in Brussels, Belgium was a great community event again this year. The MySQL community booth was maned by Oracle MySQL, Percona, Galera and MariaDB. Thanks Kenny, Liz & co for also organising a fun community dinner on Saturday! The MySQL dev room was packed with participants listening to some very interesting presentations, amongst them MaxScale, which got some considerable interest from the audience. 

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December 17, 2013

Packed house at Paris MySQL User Group Meetup with Monty

MariaDB 10, Galera and a case study on CCM Benchmark

Over 80 participated in SkySQL's MySQL User Group meetup in Paris on Tuesday 17th December 2013. Participants came to hear the latest on MariaDB from Michael "Monty" Widenius, Codership's Galera Cluster and a case study by CCM Benchmark.

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November 18, 2013

MySQL Insights 2013

The MySQL Insights Survey 2013 was conducted during September 2013. Over 200 international respondents, who are followers of SkySQL and MariaDB Twitter and Facebook pages, took part. The aim was to provide insight into their experiences and opinions about the future of open source databases. We have five key findings below.

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November 07, 2013

Free London Bus to the MySQL Community Dinner

The MySQL Community Dinner has been moved to Masala Zone in Covent Garden - a good 20 minutes by public transport from Percona Live London.

Not to worry! We've hired a traditional double decker bus to get you to the MySQL Community Dinner in style! 

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