My SQL Cluster- Where, When, and How to Use MySQL Cluster

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Where: 625 2nd Street, San Francisco, CA- 4th Floor
Join the Meet-Up to attend: http://www.sfmysql.org/events/38578882/

Overview:
MySQL® Cluster is a separate product from the standard MySQL database, despite their being tightly linked. Due to the distributed nature of MySQL Cluster, it has a far more complicated architecture than a standard MySQL database. In this presentation, Max Mether, SkySQL’s Training Services Manager, will describe the architecture of the MySQL Cluster product and how the process and data flow takes place between the nodes of the cluster. Max will help you understand when to consider MySQL Cluster, and to see the warning signs of when MySQL Cluster is not going to be a fit.

 Attendees will have the opportunity to win a Parrot AR. Drone Quadricopter – a ground breaking remote-controlled helicopter that brings together modeling, video gaming and augmented reality.

Bio:
Max Mether, a native of Finland received his M.Sc (Eng) in Physics and Maths from Helsinki University of Technology. Max joined MySQL in 2001 starting as a Consultant and an Instructor, where he ended up creating the MySQL training program and managing the curriculum under MySQL Ab and later at Sun. Max now manages the training department at SkySQL and helps advance the MySQL eco-system around the world.

Agenda: 
6:30 – 7:00 — Doors open/general socializing & food provided by Percona 
7:00 – 7:15 — Intro/announcements 
7:15 – 8:00(ish) — Main presentation 
8:00 – 9:00 — Main presentation
Q&A 9:00 – 10:00 — General discussion/Q&A/networking/etc. 
10:00ish — post-event socializing… aka beers someplace nearby

Sponsors:
Percona is the oldest and largest independent MySQL support and consulting company, with a global 24×7 staff of over 40 people serving more than 1000 customers in 50+ countries since 2006. Our clients achieve breakthrough results with MySQL: cost savings, faster time to market, higher system uptime, and long-term scalability. With Percona, you can execute with confidence and clarity. Anyone can claim expertise, but we show our abilities by creating open-source software for MySQL users, writing industry-leading books, and publishing original research on the widely read MySQL Performance Blog. We also organize the Percona Live series of conferences to share what we know.

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and entertainment. Our brands dive deep into the things people care most about across news, sports, entertainment, technology and business. With hundreds of millions of unique visitors from around the world each month, CBS Interactive is a global top 10 web property and the largest premium content network online.

Continuent offers industry-leading replication and clustering solutions for MySQL. Continuent’s expert consulting helps users quickly solve difficult problems in replication and data management. Continuent’s Tungsten software enables 24×7 data availability and increased database performance for data-driven applications while retaining the cost advantages of open source software.

IGN.com is driven by our core values of Fire, Innovation, Excellence, Multiplayer & Irreverence, IGN is a leading online media & services company obsessed with gaming, entertainment and everything people enjoy. Our days and frequent nights are spent reveling in the world of games and entertainment. We are elbow to hairy elbow with the immediate and beautifully fickle culture that captivates the minds of people across the globe.

O’Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, research, and conferences. Since 1978, O’Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and galvanizing their adoption by amplifying “faint signals” from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.

 

GamesJS Hack Night

When: Thursday, March 29
Time: 6:00PM
Where: IGN Headquarters
            625 2nd Street, S.F

Details to come…

San Francisco PHP Meet-Up

Open Data and OpenPhoto Project

Thursday: March 8th, 2012
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: IGN Headquarters
625 2nd Street, 4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94107
Overview:
All of us have content on various services and over time we stop using some of these. But what happens to our data? Often times we don’t want to leave our data behind, rather we want to use another service. What does this mean 10 or 20 years into the future? More importantly, what if we could separate the data we input from the app we input it to? Making a user’s data portable opens up new world of possibilities for the apps of tomorrow.

We’re solving this problem specifically for photos by building an open source photo platform that lets users select where their photos and associated metadata is stored. Users grant the OpenPhoto software access to their data, not the other way around.

There are a handful of projects working together to solve this problem not just for photos but for all of the content we put online. You can find more about The OpenPhoto Project at http://theopenphotoproject.org.

Bio:
Jaisen Mathai (@jmathai/blog/github) founder of OpenPhoto. Full bio coming soon.

Agenda:  
6:30 – 7:00 — Doors open/general socializing & food provided by IGN  
7:00 – 7:15 — Intro/announcements  
7:15 – 8:00(ish) — Main presentation  
Q&A 8:00 – 8:30 — General discussion/Q&A/networking/etc.  
9:00ish — post-event socializing… aka beers someplace nearby

Sponsors: 
IGN.com is driven by our core values of Fire, Innovation, Excellence, Multiplayer & Irreverence, IGN is a leading online media & services company obsessed with gaming, entertainment and everything people enjoy. Our days and frequent nights are spent reveling in the world of games and entertainment. We are elbow to hairy elbow with the immediate and beautifully fickle culture that captivates the minds of people across the globe.

O’Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, research, and conferences. Since 1978, O’Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and galvanizing their adoption by amplifying “faint signals” from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.

Future of Media Conference

Come join IGN President, Roy Bahat, at the Future of Media Conference on Wednesday, February 15th- Stanford University. Roy will be featured as a panelist for the “Tomorrow’s Video Game Landscape” panel discussion!

What: Future of Media Conference
When: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 @ 10AM
Where: Knight Management Center, Cemex Auditorium
                655 Knight Way, Stanford, CA 94305

For more information click here: http://www.futureofmediaconference.com/

GamesJS Meet-UP

When: Wednesday, February 8, 2012 @ 7:00PM

Where: IGN HQ 625 2nd St., San Francisco, California

Details:

Adobe’s New Initiatives – Allen Ellison, Senior Solutons Architect at Adobe will talk with us about what’s coming up in both Flash and HTML5 in games and apps, including his specialty now which is putting games on TV.

Allen Ellison is a Senior Solutions Architect at Adobe, and is helping developers to bring their games to digital television platforms, having helped Adobe customers with multi-platform solutions in both gaming and video — including the MLB and a billboard in times square.  Previously, Allen co-founded EffectiveUI which still thrives today as a successful rich media services agency and has 3 decades experience in the software development industry helping organizations as varied as the UN Southern Caucus’s 32 countries collaborate and align on sustainable development policies and DARPA and other government agencies with implementing Adobe Flash Media Server.

Outside of work, Allen is an avid photographer and abstract videographer.

Henri Binsztok will present Opa  http://opalang.org) the cloud language concise + secure + scalable + easy-to-deploy + open-source
Opa directly competes with Node.js, has many web app API’s in the library already. Henry hails from France and is CEO of MLstate is. MLstate the achievement of years of development in the field of language and database research

 We’re going to attempt to do a live stream. Last time, there was no audio, but we’ve solved that. Still, the best way to guarantee you can hear everything is to attend. (Also, there is free pizza!)

Food from our kind hosts at IGN, thank you Melissa!

IGN is currently hiring a Sr Software Engineer, Video [description] [all IGN jobs]

SF PHP Meet-up

When: Tuesday, February 7, 2012 @ 6:30 PM

Where: IGN HQ 625 2nd St. San Francisco, CA 4th Floor

Details: TBA

SF MySQL: Goldilocks and The Three Queries– My SQL’s EXPLAIN expleained

DATE: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 @ 6:30 PM

Location: IGN Entertainment 625 2nd Street, San Francisco

How do you know if your queries are running as well as they should?  Would an index help or hurt a particular query? Come hear Dave Stokes of the MySQL Community Team talk about using EXPLAIN, EXPLAIN extended, & the new Optimizer Tracer to see how MySQL is running your queries and how to use those tools to make your queries perform better.  Learn to see how your MySQL server sees your carefully crafted queries.

Bio:
Dave Stokes is a Community Manager for MySQL and previously was the MySQL AB Certification Manager.   He has been using MySQL since 3.23 and actually wrote his first computer program in FORTRAN using a keypunch, which was very dangerous with all the dinosaurs roaming about stepping on people.  He has worked alphabetically for companies ranging from the American Heart Association to Xerox and now travels the world evangelizing for MySQL

Agenda:  
6:30 – 7:00 — Doors open/general socializing & food provided by Percona  
7:00 – 7:15 — Intro/announcements  
7:15 – 8:00(ish) — Main presentation  
8:00 – 9:00 — Main presentation 
Q&A 9:00 – 10:00 — General discussion/Q&A/networking/etc.  
10:00ish — post-event socializing… aka beers someplace nearby

Sponsors: 
Percona is the oldest and largest independent MySQL support and consulting company, with a global 24×7 staff of over 40 people serving more than 1000 customers in 50+ countries since 2006. Our clients achieve breakthrough results with MySQL: cost savings, faster time to market, higher system uptime, and long-term scalability. With Percona, you can execute with confidence and clarity. Anyone can claim expertise, but we show our abilities by creating open-source software for MySQL users, writing industry-leading books, and publishing original research on the widely read MySQL Performance Blog. We also organize the Percona Live series of conferences to share what we know.

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and entertainment. Our brands dive deep into the things people care most about across news, sports, entertainment, technology and business. With hundreds of millions of unique visitors from around the world each month, CBS Interactive is a global top 10 web property and the largest premium content network online.

Continuent offers industry-leading replication and clustering solutions for MySQL. Continuent’s expert consulting helps users quickly solve difficult problems in replication and data management. Continuent’s Tungsten software enables 24×7 data availability and increased database performance for data-driven applications while retaining the cost advantages of open source software.

IGN.com is driven by our core values of Fire, Innovation, Excellence, Multiplayer & Irreverence, IGN is a leading online media & services company obsessed with gaming, entertainment and everything people enjoy. Our days and frequent nights are spent reveling in the world of games and entertainment. We are elbow to hairy elbow with the immediate and beautifully fickle culture that captivates the minds of people across the globe.

O’Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, research, and conferences. Since 1978, O’Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and galvanizing their adoption by amplifying “faint signals” from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.

GamesJS – Javascript and HTML5 (January 11, 2012, 6:30PM)

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 6:30 PM
625 2nd Street, San Francisco, CA (map)
 
 
The focus of this meetup is on the growing field of HTML5 and javascript Game development. This is a place to learn or teach, to share tips on programming, game engines, sdks, tools for development on the web and cross platform solutions for HTML5 for iphone android ipad windows phone 7 palm. HTML5 or hybrid solutions, 2d or webgl are explored.

Checkout our website at: http://gamesjs.com/ where you will find meetup recaps, further reading materials, and more.

GamesJS – Javascript and HTML5 (December 14, 2011, 7:00 PM)

Hands On HTML5 Canvas/SVG and Intro to Augmented Reality

Wednesday, December 14, 2011, 7:00 PM
625 2nd Street, San Francisco, CA (map)
 
 
Join us for an evening of hands on HTML5 Canvas and SVG with Dr. Doris Chen of Microsoft followed by an upcoming technology for games and apps — Augmented Reallity by Siamak Ashrafi. 

Doris Chen Ph.D, Microsoft. Doris has over 13 years of experience in the software industry, a large part of it at Sun Microsystems working in several open source web tier technologies. She is currently deeply involved in Microsoft’s current and upcoming HTML5 effort.

Doris will speak about key technologies for building HTML5 games and apps in this hands on example and code session, namely Canvas and SVG.

  

Siamak Ashrafi is a modern day renaissance type man whose interests range from finding new cancer biomarkers to patents on Method and apparatus for managing software in a network system. Siamak will speak on Augmented Reality, and if you don’t know much about that upcoming technology this is an excellent and pleasant chance to find out more. An overview with some code snippets will be presented

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.