Re: [mysql-5] MySQL Meetup Group Danger

From: Donny
Sent on: Thursday, May 14, 2009 10:59 PM
I am joining the group - but what does OPRF stand for?

On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 10:31 PM, Haidong Ji <[address removed]> wrote:
> Hi friends,
>
> I have created a Facebook group called MySQL OPRF. Let me know if you are
> interested in joining. I am not too sure if we need to be connected on FB in
> order for me to add you to the group, but we will find out.
>
> I imagine we have different skill levels with MySQL. Just a little
> background of myself, I've done MySQL install on both Linux and Windows,
> followed the MySQL 4th Edition book from Paul DuBois, maintains my own
> WordPress blog with MySQL as backend, done some backup, restore, query
> tuning, Perl hacking especially with Maatkit, helped friends with
> replication setup, etc. My idea of a group is to play with the software
> together, share ideas and pointers, and keep each other motivated. Some
> immediate toys to play with are sandbox, proxy, install and config, Perl
> scripting with DBD-mysql, etc. I am a professional trainer of Sql Server, so
> I can do some demo and presentation if needed. Oh, I definitely want to do
> more with replication.
>
> Anyway, like I said, send me an email if you are interested in meeting in
> OPRF.
>
> Cheers.
>
> Haidong
>
>
> ____________________­____________
> From: Jeff Alstadt <[address removed]>
> To: [address removed]
> Sent: Thursday, May 14,[masked]:13:15 PM
> Subject: Re: [mysql-5] MySQL Meetup Group Danger
>
> Hi all,
>
> I am definitely interested in learning more about the mysql platform. Mysql
> has tremendous benefits for any company and the power of the database
> technology is quite interesting. Currently I am working on a project right
> now which is utilizing mysql for data automation.
>
> I'd like to see the group continue esp. where we can get a projector, wifi
> and I dunno what else that would allow us to explore the database
> technology.
>
> Has anyone a contact with Sun Microsystems? They might be able to drop some
> cash in for the group to continue if it has associated costs.
>
> Thanks.
>
> Regards,
>
> Jeff Alstadt
>
>
> On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 11:04 PM, Haidong Ji <[address removed]>
> wrote:
>>
>> Thanks guys and gals for the response.
>>
>> My thought is that for a guy with a young family like me, going out of my
>> way after a days work to attend something that may or may not be productive
>> and coming home exhausted is no longer my cup of tea. Maybe when I was
>> single or kids out of the nest I can do things like that more regularly. And
>> I do think MySQL fans getting together swapping ideas and playing with
>> technology is a good idea, hence my question if there are local interest in
>> the OP/RF and neighboring area.
>>
>> Having said that, I think by all means, the Chicago meetup should continue
>> if there are interests, because it serves a different demographic than the
>> one I am currently in. So this is not my attempt to fork MySQL into
>> different directions :)
>>
>> Now Looks like there are some interest in OP/RF, I can go ahead and ask if
>> the Oak Park library could provide us a room for this purpose. Or a location
>> any of you guys can suggest. There are quite a few things that are really
>> pretty cool to discuss and play with, sandbox, mysql proxy (which I know
>> nothing about), drizzle, the new query tool, patches from different
>> companies, etc. I am thinking of creating a facebook group, and invite
>> whoever is interested to join this group, 'cause facebook group is free. So
>> if you are interested, shoot me a private email, and I will put you into the
>> group.
>>
>> Suggestions welcome.
>>
>> Haidong
>>
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----
>> From: Robert C. Wafle <[address removed]>
>> To: [address removed]
>> Sent: Wednesday, May 13,[masked]:16:29 PM
>> Subject: RE: [mysql-5] MySQL Meetup Group Danger
>>
>> Hi All.
>>
>> I'd like to keep the meetup somewhere near the "EL". ?I thought uncommon
>> ground was a great place to meet, it is only a few blocks from the red
>> line..
>>
>> Oh and my vote counts extra since I attended the last meeting (j/k).
>>
>> Thx
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jeffrey Epstein <[address removed]>
>> Sent: Wednesday, May 13,[masked]:34 PM
>> To: [address removed] <[address removed]>
>> Subject: Re: [mysql-5] MySQL Meetup Group Danger
>>
>>
>> I already have an account on meetup so $$ is not a problem.
>>
>>
>> on 5/13/09 2:12 PM, Richard Lynch at
>> [address removed] wrote:
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>> > Meetup has granted a one-month free extension, through mid-June, which
>> > gives us some breathing room to work out the $$$ part.
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>> > On Mon, May 11,[masked]:40 am, Richard Lynch wrote:
>> >> Meetup will be disbanding this group in a few days. -- I can't make
>> >> meetings anymore, with a job in Schaumburg and 2 pre-teen kids to care
>> >> for.
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