sarah novotny

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sarah novotny

http://bluegecko.net

Biography

hi, i manage the blue gecko MySQL practice. i get all the benefits of working in open source and for myself while helping small and large organizations make choices between proprietary and open source databases.

before helping found blue gecko, i had a varied career as a systems and network administrator during the hey days of the dotcom era at amazon and the ill fated ads.com.

in my previous life, i was seeking a PhD in physics at the university of north carolina at chapel hill.

Sessions for this user

* 5 things to know about MySQL if you don't have a DBA

quick and dirty operational best practices that should be baked into your development and deployment plans.
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Proposals for this user

* generation y, open source community building and the lessons that business is learning ( or should learn) from them both

well run open source communities are the building blocks for the world that our generation y staffers have been immersed in since elementary school. the web has changed and continues to change the availability of information and the definition of expert. how can more traditional businesses make use of these principles of equality of ideas and organic growth of hierarchies to engage and encourage younger staff.
Culture 2009-04-10 19:24:25 +0000
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