[UPHPU] UPHPU Meeting next Thursday
herlo1 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 14 15:25:12 MDT 2007
On 9/14/07, Brandon Stout <bms at mscis.org> wrote:
> Ray Hunter wrote:
> >> W00T! - k, as if Mac wasn't a big enough of a draw, there is a high
> >> probability that I will be pushing out some old hardware @ this meet. So,
> >> if you are a PHP novice and looking for a comp to try out Linux, Apache,
> >> MySQL and PHP (LAMP) then come to this meet, because I'll PROBABLY have 2
> >> computers I'm giving away. Now, don't get your hopes up, this isn't latest
> >> top of the line stuff, these are P3 comps, 1ghz (I think), built in vid and
> >> nic, they'll have the CPU, but you need to buy the hdd. I MIGHT have a
> >> stick of RAM, but no promises.
> > you could do linux, apache, postgresql, php too :)
> > (LAPP) rocks my world.
> > --
> > thebigdog
> On this note, I'll make a big announcement for Open Source database
> enthusiasts - MySQL and Postgresql alike. For some time I've wanted to
> start a Utah MySQL User Group. I've heard others express interest in
> such a group also. I've seen more MySQL questions each year in UPHPU,
> and I think we have enough interest to grow a Utah Open Source Database
> community. Let Utah show a higher level of support for Open Source
> databases as it has for so many other Open Source products. Tom
> Welche's (sp?) inspiring presentation on building Open Source
> communities motivated me to, as Picard would say, "make it so". I've
> registered these domains:
> The umysqlug.org domain currently redirects to uosdb.org. I'll put up
> mail lists and add features later. Perhaps some of you who go to next
> Thursday's meeting will stay after and help me plan the site, or maybe
> we can make it a meeting in itself. Post your thoughts or comments on
> the site, or comment in this thread. Who would like to be a postgres
> champion,or a MySQL champion? Now's your chance.
May I suggest you do *all* Open Source databases? I think that MySQL
is only a small portion of the available dbs out there. Think of
postgres, sqlite, etc. All are databases, but some have a different
purpose. Maybe talking about *all* db structures would be helpful?
What do you guys think?
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