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MySQL Conference 2008


Posted by Artem Russakovskii on March 24th, 2008 in Awesomeness, Databases, Linux, Personal, Programming, Technology
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Updated: March 26th, 2008

April 14-17th is going to be an exciting time. Why? Because the 2008 MySQL Conference and Expo is going to be held in Santa Clara, CA. Who would want to miss out on a chance to lurk around, let alone talk to, some of the smartest people in the MySQL world? Well, those who don't have at least $1000+, of course. A 3 day pass to the conference without tutorials costs a whopping $1199. A full pass would dry up your pockets $1499.

Well, "good news everyone". Thanks to Sheeri Cabral of The Pythian Group, PlanetMySQL.org, Jeremy, and, most importantly, LinuxQuestions.org, I am now in possession of a 3-day conference pass!! I'm incredibly excited that I will be able to attend and finally meet many geniuses, including the ones mentioned on my Must-Know People In The MySQL Field page. I've never won anything worth over 50 cents before. As a funny side note, there were 4 pages of replies to the raffle post, 90% of them saying that they could not attend (mostly due to living in other countries), so in reality only 2-3 people out of everyone could actually attend. I like those odds.

Here is a link to the oh so colorful conference schedule. I'm particularly interested in this short list of highly exciting subjects:

April 15th

April 16th

April 17th

April 18th

  • temporarily unload all the information gathered in the previous 3 days and drown in beer

Excitement is in the air. Can you FEEL IT?

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Artem Russakovskii is a San Francisco programmer, blogger, and future millionaire (that last part is in the works). Follow Artem on Twitter (@ArtemR) or subscribe to the RSS feed.

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  • http://omninoggin.com/ Thaya

    You freakin' rock! Have a blast man.

  • little.one

    Congrats to you, have a Blast for All.

  • http://beerpla.net Artem Russakovskii

    Thanks, you two. I definitely will!

  • http://www.keeneview.com c keene

    Since you are a beer guy ;-), you will definitely want to check out the "Be a Web 2.0 Rock Star" BoF on Tuesday night @ 8:30pm in Ballroom E!

    Anand Pandey of MySQL will be conducting a hands-on training session on the open source WaveMaker visual Ajax studio.

    For added excitement, there will also be a speed Web 2.0 code-a-thon with judging by Jay Pipes and cool prizes (not to mention free beer and roving Elvis impersonators)