I see my role as enabling others. When I was a pure awesome DBA in the early 2000s I enabled developers and customers of a companies product by making mySQL fault-tolerant and fast. As I moved up the stack as an Architect while still holding onto my roots as a DBA-I kept my DBA discipline by enabling my team and company through all the knowledge I garnered.The first thing I identified in China that can really help my team-members is making a new development environment. The reason,…2013-06-18 22:10:00 by Dathan Pattishall
It has recently been brought to our attention that the MySQL man pages have been relicensed. The change was made rather silently going from MySQL 5.5.30 to MySQL 5.5.31. This affects all pages in the man/ directory of the source code. You can tell the changes have come during this short timeframe (5.5.30->5.5.31). The old manual pages were released under the following license: This documentation is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it only under the terms of the GNU General…2013-06-18 15:45:06 by Colin Charles
Hat tip to Colin Charles at MariaDB for this: http://blog.mariadb.org/mysql-man-pages-silently-relicensed-away-from-gpl Why is this important? The MySQL documentation already has a restrictive license. This means that it’s illegal to redistribute the MySQL documentation. As a counterexample, the PHP documentation is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license, and there are many mirrors of it. If one [...]2013-06-18 20:31:27 by Steve Meyers
The MariaDB Foundation Board has now been meeting for a few months and we have been gradually taking steps to establish the Foundation as an independent organisation with member-led governance. The Board has asked me, as CEO, to provide regular updates on our progress here on the MariaDB Blog, so watch for posts in the Foundation category. I’ve a larger news update in preparation for next week, but first a news item about our relationship with the wider community. Given the threat software…2013-06-18 12:50:56 by Monty Program Group Blog
DataGridViewTextBoxCell derived cell that can be merged with cells of the same type2013-06-18 13:12:00
MySQL Cluster 7.3 has now been declared GA! This means that you can deploy it in your live systems and get support from Oracle. This post briefly describes the main new features in the release; for a deeper dive, refer to the What’s new in MySQL Cluster 7.3 white paper and the more specialised blog posts that you’ll find links to from this post. I’ll also be giving more details in the MySQL Cluster 7.3 Webinar which is scheduled for 09:00 Pacific / Noon Eastern / 17:00 UK / 18:00…2013-06-18 08:08:51 by Andrew Morgan
Windows Communication Foundation FAQ quick starter: Part 1.2013-06-18 12:43:00
The first six (nearly) months of 2013 have been a very busy time for the Documentation Team. The ReStructured Text project in particular has made very good progress.2013-06-18 14:49:00
Directory authentication for cross domain users in .NET2013-06-18 13:12:00
Watch the Java class file visually & interactively for the meaning of every byte2013-06-18 12:45:00
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