Jim Starkey Speaks, July Boston MySQL User Group Meeting

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Who: Jim Starkey at the Boston MySQL User Group
What: Falcon, the new MySQL storage engine
When:
Monday, July 10, 2006 at 7:00 PM
Where:
MIT Building E51, Room 372
Wadsworth and Amherst Streets
Cambridge, MA 02117
Steps from the Red line, plenty of free parking.

The July Boston MySQL User Group’s topic is Falcon, the new storage engine for MySQL. Creator Jim Starkey will speak. Jim Starkey has been writing database software for 20 years. He created BLOBs, multi-versioning concurrency for relational databases, cascading update triggers, event alerters, and more. Read more about him at http://tinyurl.com/lno4p and http://tinyurl.com/mym7d.

We will be meeting on MIT campus, close to the Kendall stop on the Red Line (subway). There is also plenty of free parking — you can park in ANY MIT lot after 3 pm, even if it says “parking by permit only”. We are in building E51, room 372.

Here is the URL for the MIT Map with the location of this building:
http://whereis.mit.edu/map-jpg?selection=E51&Buildings=go

This map shows the MBTA Kendall Stop:
http://whereis.mit.edu/map-jpg?selection=L5&Landmarks=go
(the stop is in red on that map, and you can see E51 in the bottom right)

Here are the URL’s for the parking lots:
http://whereis.mit.edu/map-jpg?selection=P4&Parking=go
http://whereis.mit.edu/map-jpg?selection=P5&Parking=go

Free pizza and soda will be served, so please RSVP accurately and arrive a few minutes early.

To RSVP anonymously, please login to the Meetup site (http://mysql.meetup.com/137) with the e-mail address “admin at sheeri dot com” and the password of “guest”.

Sponsors welcome, call Sheeri at 857-205-9786 for details.

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