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Creator of PHP: PHP & MySQLnd, What's Cutting-Edge Now, What'll Be in the Future

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Rasmus Lerdorf, Creator of PHP, Distinguished Engineer at Etsy
Free beer, pizza and swag!

A Database Month event:

A look at the history of the LAMP stack along with where we are today with traits, the new short array syntax, low-level MySQL integration and the many other new features available in PHP 5.4. Are you ready to upgrade? Come find out what might trip you up along with what is coming in PHP 5.5 and beyond.

Rasmus Lerdorf, Creator of PHP, Distinguished Engineer at Etsy

Rasmus Lerdorf is known for having gotten the PHP project off the ground in 1995 and has contributed to a number of other open source projects over the years. He is also responsible for inventing the LIMIT clause way back in the mini-SQL days; LIMIT has since been copied to MySQL and other databases.

Rasmus was an infrastructure architect at Yahoo! for more than 7 years and joined Etsy ( in 2012. He was born in Greenland, grew up in Denmark and Canada and has a Systems Design engineering degree from the University of Waterloo.

Swag giveaway at 6:30pm
Power-Networking at 6:40pm
Presentation starts at 6:45pm

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