Monthly Archives: April 2010

I <3 Sam Ash

Over the past few months, I have been saving up for an acoustic guitar. That could be a whole conversation of its own. I mean there is size, wood choice, design, brand, all sorts of things. I have been asking … Continue reading

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Winning the Worst In Customer Service Award: Olan Mills

One could argue that I am a bit biased when it comes to customer service. At Rackspace, that’s basically what we do. It’s one of my favorite parts of my job. So one could argue I have high standards. Which … Continue reading

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MySQL Conference, 2010 – Days 3 and 4

Ok so I got a bit behind on updating my blog because I was so busy actually enjoying the conference. The last two days were also quite good with the most informative talk, at least for me, being the talk … Continue reading

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MySQL Conference, 2010 – Day 2

Day 2 of the MySQL Conference I found to be quite good. Things were kicked off with a keynote by Oracle then followed by Tim O’Reilly (of O’Reilly press – yes, that O’Reilly) which I enjoyed quite a bit. I … Continue reading

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IndyCar and F1 Suck?

While Dan, Trent, and I were hanging out last night after the MySQL Conference, we brought up racing (actually, I think I brought it up :P). I always like to know what those from other countries things about F1 and … Continue reading

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MySQL Conference, 2010 – Day 1

I am not sure when this will actually get posted online since I currently have no internet in my room. My one gripe (perhaps other than the chairs) about the conference is that the hotel does not offer free Internet … Continue reading

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MySQL Conference, 2010 – Day 0

I spent most of the day traveling to Santa Clara, long-time home of the MySQL Conference. It took a while to get there, and I was denied a window seat at the very last minute but the flights weren’t bad. … Continue reading

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Big Brother’s MaxiPod

I was thinking about this while in the shower this morning. I find I think about a lot of random things in the shower. I guess my mind is racing in the morning. Anyways, the iPad drops today and I … Continue reading

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