This week we discuss part 1 of the new optimizer enhancements in MySQL 5.6. Ear Candy is a gotcha about persistent replication configuration, and At the Movies is MVCC in PostgreSQL.
Galera, SkySQL and MariaDB are doing a Road Show in Hamburg on February 1st and Stockholm on February 7th.
FOSDEM 2013 is taking place in Brussels, Belgium Sat Feb 2 – Sun Feb 3rd.
OSCON 2013 will take place in Portland, OR from Monday July 22nd through Friday July 26th. The call for speakers closes at midnight Pacific Time on Monday, February 4th.