SQL Locking and Transactions – OSDC 2011 video

This recent session at OSDC 2011 Canberra is based on part of an Open Query training day, and (due to time constraints) without much of the usual interactivity, exercises and further MySQL specific detail. People liked it anyway, which is nice! The info as presented is not MySQL specific, it provides general insight in how […]

Announcing Upstarta Camp – Brisbane Tue 24 Nov 2009

When: Tuesday 24 November (afternoon before first OSDC day), 12pm-5pm Where: Brisbane, Mt Coot-Tha / Bardon area (near OSDC venue) What is it? A picnic in the park. Yes, literally! It’s a workshop, but we’re doing a barbecue beforehand. The afternoon (including the barbecue) is $10 for members, $20 for non-members. We haven’t set a […]

OSDC 2009 – call for papers reminder

The call for papers for OSDC 2009 is open until 30 June 2009; yes that’s only a few more days. Submit your abstract and do a talk at this fab conference! This is a grassroots style conference designed by developers for developers.  It covers Perl, Python, Ruby/Rails, PHP, Java/Grails and Open Source operating systems as well as some business […]

Call for Papers: Open Source Developers’ Conference 2009 – Brisbane

This year the fabulous OSDC conference is 25-27 November 2009 and returning to Brisbane (Bardon Centre, Mt.Cootha which is a great venue tucked into a rainforest setting). Stephen Thorne leads the organisation team for this event. The call for papers is now open, until June 30th. For full details, see OSDC 2009 call for papers. We’ll definitely […]