twittering on 2009-05-21

  • getting ready for the keynote #pgcon #
  • infiltration of !postgres community is nearly complete. welcome, @pgsnake! #pgcon #
  • OH “I’m not the sales guy.” #pgcon :) #
  • thanks #pythian for dinner and great pub conversation last night. i think @paulvallee helped get @pgsnake into twitter. #pgcon #
  • @pgsnake you can link to conversations (evidence for later! :D ), and there’s a firehose pointed from twitter to google. #
  • lightning talks for #pgcon are shaping up! http://tr.im/m0nD #
  • @gorthx the talks will be taped! #pgcon #
  • @yodermk go for it! #pgcon #
  • RT @niczak: MySQL: Forked beyond repair? — http://tinyurl.com/ocy586 — I definitely saw this coming, I see a bright future for PostgreSQL. #
  • “anytime you get a new piece of hardware you should benchmark it!” greg smith #pgcon #
  • @fuzzychef i don’t claim that. again, i think we should watch, learn and be prepared to solve these same problems. #
  • @fuzzychef and wrt community involvement, postgres has done things right that other projects now emulate. #
  • @brampitoyo happy birthday :) #
  • “Have a 7200 RPM drive — 120 commits per minute is the speed of light as far as commits are concerned!” greg smith #pgcon #
  • Why does your computer get slower the more you’re using it? Because you’re filling up your disk and starting to use the slower part #pgcon #
  • @krinstinatufte happy birthday! :D #
  • woo! greg smith linked to our presentations about filesystem I/O http://tr.im/m1bm #pgcon #
  • notes from greg’s talk, and his awesome slides will be up soon. http://tr.im/m1fp #pgcon #
  • in the openstreetmap talk #pgcon #
  • RT @brianaker: New release of Drizzle! http://is.gd/C6Rr #
  • @brampitoyo having a fabulous time. giving a talk at 5pm, and then another tomorrow morning. busy busy! :) #
  • @SueB24 is true at a lot of conferences. would like it if more women submitted talks. travel costs (time & $) were an issue this year #

twittering on 2009-05-20

  • up early for the postgresql developer’s day #pgcon #
  • RT @andyparsons: outside.in is seeking a rock star engineer to join the team! http://bit.ly/imfcU #
  • @jpargudo sad you’re not here! also missing @simon_riggs. #
  • hanging out in the developer meeting with @eggyknap, @magnushander, @fuzzychef, @davidfetter, tom lane, dave page, greg stark & more #pgcon #
  • and now we have some swing music. #pgcon #
  • @franciscojunior sorry you aren’t here! #
  • generating a context diff with git: GIT_DIFF_OPTS=-c git-diff-index -p HEAD #pgcon #
  • major adoption issues for postgres: replication, replication, replication #pgcon #
  • and @eggyknap leaves for his PL/LOLCODE tutorial this afternoon… #pgcon #
  • discussing modules and plugins at the developer meeting #pgcon #
  • @elecnix there’s already a !postgres group :) #
  • @elecnix i stick to !postgres for clarity and fewer keystrokes :D #
  • @schmichael no. use sqlite :) #
  • discussing whether postgresql itself might join the standards committee in the developer’s meeting #pgcon #
  • @markwkm the SQL standards committee #

twittering on 2009-05-16

  • sleepy. this is just going to have to wait until tomorrow. #
  • @bryanzug haha thank you. i have to say, it was a little different giving that talk in seattle than portland ;) #
  • RT @webnov8: After writing pure #Scala interfaces for #mysql and #postgresql: postgresql has a better protocol design and documentation. #

twittering on 2009-05-15

twittering on 2009-05-14

  • @Henkle321 are you proposing? :) :) #
  • sad i missed pdx.pm, planning to meet up for after-beering. #
  • #geekentertainment: looking at @pfenwick’s autodie because it had ‘terribly’ in it #
  • @andyc NO. i saw that you were a zombie, and could not resist following you. now i am *really* interested. #
  • @andyc i need to redo my blog soon. i’ll try habari out. #
  • i get being happy the laptop fits in my ‘tote’,but pick a testimonial from ‘zombiekllr’ or ‘death2joy’. ‘cherrydoll’ is a bit much. #della #
  • OH: “pain is weakness leaving the body!” (the klingon version of @gorthx) #
  • RT @siliconflorist: In bloom: Tell the Software Association of Oregon (SAO) where to go. Please. http://is.gd/zVgx #
  • meeting up in laurelhurst with @gorthx for some sunshine. #

twittering on 2009-05-13

  • @fuzzychef you forgot ‘solves world hunger’ button. #
  • @jeremysands that’s a solid maybe. :) what’s your conference? send me a link! #
  • @jeremysands ahh SE LinuxFest. :) Let me see if I can find someone closer to you to talk about it. I’m a bit busy mid-June #
  • verdict: Tokyo Zombie is a sweet movie. #
  • @xenoterracide care to paste up an example? #
  • @yazzgoth best to have a failover, replication setup, solid backups. have experienced multiple failures in EC2 and happy I had all three. #
  • Climbing! #