Fosdem 2017’s MySQL & Friends Devroom Call for Papers is now open !

Hi all MySQL & Friends fans,

I’ve the pleasure to announce you that the CfP for MySQL & Friends Devroom for Fosdem 2017 is now open.

FOSDEM 2017 edition will be held February 4 and 5 in Brussels like every year since 2000.

The MySQL & Friends Devroom is back again on Saturday from 9.00AM.mysql_and_friends

What is FOSDEM? It stands for the “Free and Open Source Software Developers’ European Meeting.” It’s a free event that offers open-source communities a place to meet, share ideas and collaborate.

CfP is open until December 6th (St Nicolas)!

The submission can be done using https://fosdem.org/submit.

If you don’t have an account yet, you must create one entering your personal details like email that we will use to contact you.

Then, after login, you can create an Event and don’t forget to select “MySQL and Friends devroom” or your submission will be lost maybe for ever.

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The duration for the talks are only 20 minutes ! (don’t forget to select it)

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And finally don’t forget to add an abstract:

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For people that doesn’t know it yet, MySQL & Friends Devroom is not the usual conference . Sales and Marketing talks are not welcome. Creativity and hard-code sessions are what we expect. If you have created tools or hacked MySQL, MariaDB or Percona Server, your history interests us and all the attendees as well.

Don’t hesitate to spread the word, we would like to receive even more submission than last year, we have a record to break !

You can find the names of the Committee members that will rate your talks on this page.

lefred.

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MySQL & Friends devroom will be present during Fosdem 2017 !

Good news ! The MySQL & Friends Devroom has been accepted for Fosdem’s 2017 edition !

mysql_and_friendsThis event is a real success story for the MySQL ecosystem, the content, the speakers and the attendees are growing every year.

Fosdem’s organization left out som e long time participants to give other projects a chance as welll to be present at this massive event. Hopefully we were accepted as MySQL is present at Fosdem since the very first editions.

The 2017’s edition will take place 4th & 5th February in Brussels.

I’m currently forming the committee for this new edition and the CfP should open in some days. Stay tuned and prepare your trip to Belgium for the winter !

lefred.

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Fosdem MySQL & Friends Devroom – Innotop hackathon

What about an hackathon to fix several issues in Innotop during this Fosdem 2016 edition ?

As the MySQL & Friends Devroom is on Saturday, Sunday would be the perfect day to find a nice place in the bar and work on resolving the open issues in Innotop to support MariaDB 10.1, MySQL 5.7…

If you are interested just send me a tweet (@lefred) and we can arrange this meeting.

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MySQL & Friends Community Dinner 2016

FOSDEM is once again descending on the ULB in Brussels, and so again will there be a MySQL and Friends Devroom. Tradition calls for a MySQL and Friends Community Dinner, and we certainly aim not to disappoint this year!

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Like last year, we’ll be renting the same private space to allow for easy socializing (at ICAB , more detailed directions below).

As such, prepare for an evening of food, drink and jolly conversation rivaling the great feasts of old. Disclaimer: Apart from jolliness, overindulgence on any account can not be blamed on the organizers of this event.

The listed ticket price includes all-you-can-eat Belgian Delicacies (or until we run out… go ahead, we dare you), as well as a great selection of Specialty Beers and other beverages. We’ll make sure that vegetarians will have options available, but anyone intending to join us with special dietary requirements (vegan, gluten-free, carnivore…), please let us know ahead of time!

In the interest of transparency: The price we’ve set is based on an assumption of a certain amount of people attending, based on last year’s attendance. If the amount of people ends lower than our target, and we end up having a surplus, any remaining funds will be donated to the Fosdem organization.

The reason we charge money up front is two-fold:

  1. We need to be able to give ourselves a rough estimate of the amount of attendees ahead of time, so we can make sure the caterer prepares enough food for everyone to enjoy. Free signups tend to make that number a bit less reliable. We want to make sure there is enough food to go around for everyone attending!
  2. Stress-free financials on the night of the dinner! We all know the effects of Belgian Beer on arithmetic skills. Flash your ticket, get your food.
We’re looking forward to meeting you all again at Fosdem and the Community Dinner. See you then!

Party-Squad – Dimitri VanoverbekeKenny GrypLiz van Dijk, Tjerk Ameel


Please register on Eventbrite_Logo_Small

Once again, we want to thank our generous sponsors, whose help makes this affordable at such a great price.

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MySQL & Friends Devroom – schedule 2016

Event Speakers Start End

Saturday

  Growing the MySQL Ecosystem
How do we get more of 'us'?
Dave Stokes 10:30 10:50
  MySQL 5.7 & JSON
New Opportunities for Developers
Morgan Tocker 10:55 11:15
  What's new in MySQL 5.7? Norvald H. Ryeng 11:20 12:00
  MySQL Group Replication or how good theory gets into better practice
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Tiago Jorge 12:05 12:25
  ANALYZE for statements: MariaDB's new tool for diagnosing the optimizer Sergei Petrunia 12:30 12:50
  Rolling out Global Transaction IDs at Dropbox René Cannaò 12:55 13:15
  MariaDB CONNECT Storage Engine
Simplify heterogeneous data access
Serge Frezefond 13:20 13:40
  More on gdb for MySQL DBAs
Using gdb to study MySQL internals and as a last resort
Valerii Kravchuk 13:45 14:05
  Clusternaut: Orchestrating Percona XtraDB Cluster with Kubernetes Raghavendra Prabhu 14:10 14:50
  Reliable crash detection and failover with Orchestrator Shlomi Noach 14:55 15:15
  PERFORMANCE_SCHEMA and SYS Schema
What can we do with it?
Oli Sennhauser 15:20 15:40
  MySQL operations in Docker
A quick guide for the uninitiated
Giuseppe Maxia 15:45 16:05
  Introducing new SQL syntax and improving performance with preparse Query Rewrite Plugins Sveta Smirnova 16:10 16:30
  MySQL Parallel Replication: inventory, use-case and limitations Jean-François Gagné 16:35 17:15
  TokuDB in 15 Minutes, What You Need to Know Jervin R 17:20 17:40
  The Query Rewrite Plugin Interface
Writing Your Own Plugin
Martin Hansson 17:45 18:05
  Galera Replication Demistified
How does it work ?
Frédéric Descamps 18:10 18:30
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We have received 40 submissions

The Call for Papers is over !

Thank you to all of you who have submitted a talk for the Fosdem 2016 MySQL & Friends devroom !

We received 40 talks that will be sent to the committee for review. Then as soon as the talks we be rated, we will contact all the submitters to let them know if their talk(s) was approved or not.

Be patient ! ;-)

Thank you again, this will be an awesome event !

 

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FOSDEM MySQL & Friends Devroom CfP is open !

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FOSDEM 2016 edition will be held January 30 and 31 in Brussels like every year since 2000.

The MySQL & Friends Devroom is back on Saturday from 9.00AM.

What is FOSDEM? It stands for the “Free and Open Source Software Developers’ European Meeting.” It’s a free event that offers open-source communities a place to meet, share ideas and collaborate.

CfP is open until December 1st!

Don’t forget to submit your sessions (submit here, don’t forget to select MySQL track) trackbefore December and see you soon in Brussels to discover amazing stuff related to MySQL and have some beers with Friends!

This year we propose two different types of talks :

  • 20 min session (15 slots)
  • 40 min session (3 slots)

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Choose 20 or 40 timeminutes for the talk.

 

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Don’t forget the Abstract in the description (second tab).

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