This group's purpose is to share our knowledge of MySQL with each other, and help each other find the resources we need to solve MySQL-related problems.  We meet on the third Wednesday of every month.

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Recent Meetups

  • September 12, 2012 · 6:00 PM

    MySQL and Big Data

    9 MySQL Users

    Would like to hear more about how MySQL should be viewed when considering Big Data alternatives. What are the myths and truths about MySQL limitations which have us... Learn more
  • May 16, 2012 · 6:00 PM

    Security and MySQL

    9 MySQL Users | 4.50 4.503

    Sheeri Cabral, DBA at Mozilla, will present "Securing MySQL: ACL's and beyond". Securing MySQL includes proper use of ACL’s (access control lists, via GRANT statements),... Learn more
  • March 21, 2012 · 6:00 PM

    MySQL Monitoring Bonanza!

    9 MySQL Users | 4.50 4.504

    How do you monitor MySQL for faults and historical metrics, and what technologies are available? Let's gab.
  • February 15, 2012 · 6:00 PM

    MySQL High Availability Options

    9 MySQL Users

    High availability is an evergreen topic. The historical approach has been MySQL's built-in replication plus some software on top of that, or DRBD or SAN replication, or.... Learn more
  • January 18, 2012 · 6:00 PM

    MySQL Meet-and-Greet

    10 MySQL Users | 4.50 4.503

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What's new

  • New Member
    Peter Bethke Peter Bethke joined
    November 11
    Peter Bethke
    "Peter Bethke has been involved in Internet Development and Digital Media for over 22 years. He currently specializes in architecting and building web-based content management and large-scale multiuser and layered authenticated systems."
  • New Member
    William William­ joined
    October 15
    "I am currently attempting to setup a personal test/learning paravirt Centos/Xen box with MYSQL and interested in learning more."
  • New Member
    Natasha Hild Natasha Hild joined
    May 23
    Natasha Hild
    "I'm an archaeology lecturer with an interest in databases and MySQL in particular. Occasionally I work with data outside of U.Va. but would like to professionalize­ my interest."
  • New Member
    Is Ken Is Ken joined
    March 31, 2013
    Is Ken
    "14 years with MySQL so far..."
  • New Member
    James James­ joined
    March 29, 2013
    "I run a local non-profit that helps orgs with data management, monitoring and evaluation, and data resource publication. I also work for a firm that has some of the coolest tools for structured data I've ever seen."
  • New Member
    Dan Knipscher Dan Knipscher joined
    February 8, 2013
    Dan Knipscher
    "Practice Leader of Planning and Forecasting at CheckPoint Consulting"
  • New Member
    Owen Zanzal Owen Zanzal joined
    January 28, 2013
    Owen Zanzal
    "I use MySql as my goto database. However I have not put any effort into really understanding it. It would be interested in learning more about how to make the most of it."
  • New Member
    Michael Holroyd Michael Holroyd joined
    January 25, 2013
    Michael Holroyd
    "My startups: http://arqspin.­com and http://knollop.­com Arqspin is backed by MySQL (Amazon RDS) and Knollop uses MongoDB."
  • New Discussion Reply
    Wes Deviers Wes Deviers replied to So...­ (latest of 2)
    January 17, 2013
    Wes Deviers

    "+1, thanks!"

  • New Discussion
    Wes Deviers Wes Deviers started So...­
    January 15, 2013
    Wes Deviers

    "Since Baron has new obligations, is there any interest in continuing to do meetups? He is pretty awesome. I suppose we have a few hours to decide?..."

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Central Virginia MySQL Meetup
Founded Dec 2, 2011

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