We are an Australian based company with specific expertise in MySQL and MariaDB. Our services include consulting, scalable architecture, proactive remote DBA, system administration, vendor neutral managed services with optional emergency support, mentoring, training, and security and code reviews.
Open Source, MySQL and MariaDB are very much alive in Australia and around the world, with many ongoing events. The following events are or have been attended by someone from Open Query. Sometimes they will also be speaking, and/or Open Query is sponsoring the event. Upcoming:
- Griffith University Gold Coast Campus 4-6 Nov 2014: Open Source Developers' Conference
- Brisbane (periodically): Brisbane Web Tech Group (incorporating MySQL, PHP and others)
- Perth, WA, Jan 2014: Linux.conf.au
- Auckland, NZ, Nov 2013: Open Source Developers' Conference 2013
- So many conferences! Drupal South, Drupal Down Under, Linux.conf.au, OSDC...
- Hobart, TAS, 19-24 Jan 2009: Linux.conf.au
Open Source Database Miniconf (on OurDelta)
Lightning talks on BlueHackers
And check out photos/footage from the Shave for Tuz where Linus Torvalds shaved Arjen's head for a very good cause!
- Sydney NSW, 2-5 Dec 2008: Open Source Developers' Conference 2008
Open Query is Bronze Sponsor of OSDC 2008, in partnership with the Pythian Group
Speaking in various sessions
- Charlottesville VA, 14-16 Nov 2008: OpenSQL Camp 2008
- Adelaide SA, 11-15 Aug 2008: SAGE-AU 2008 - Australian Systems Administrators Conference
Tutorial (Tue 12 Aug): MySQL Replication & Backup Strategies
Session (Thu 14 Aug): Managing your Email and Task Overload
- Sydney NSW, 25-27 May 2008: Sun/MySQL APAC eHorizons Summit 2008
Session (Tue 27 May): "Why and When: Adoption of MySQL"
- Brisbane QLD, 24 May 2008: BarCamp Brisbane
- Sydney NSW, 20 May 2008: CeBIT
- Santa Clara CA, 14-17 Apr 2008: MySQL Users Conference & Expo 2008
Session: "Deadly Sins using MySQL & PHP"
- Melbourne, 30 Jan - 2 Feb 2008: LinuxConf Australia 2008
Open Query is Fairy Penguin Sponsor of LCA08
- Brisbane, 26-29 Nov 2007: Open Source Developers' Conference 2007
Open Query is Silver Sponsor of OSDC 2007
Session: "Managing your Email and Task Overload"
Session: "My Pragma over your Dogma: MySQL Magic"
- Melbourne, Wed 17 Oct 2007: Melbourne MySQL User Group
- Melbourne, 13-14 Oct 2007: AUUG 2007
Session: "Designing for Success, Just In Case..."
- Brisbane, Wed 26 Sep 2007: Brisbane Open Source Breakfast