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Meeting: MySQL Replication

2007/10/02 - 7:00pm
2007/10/02 - 9:00pm


August Schwer

Augie will discuss MySQL replication, including:

  • Why replication.
  • Types of replication and clustering.
  • Replication on an existing server.
  • Replication files.
  • Filtering out what you don’t need.
  • A Live demo.
  • Monitoring and statistics gathering.

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Meeting: Drupal

2007/06/05 - 7:00pm
2007/06/05 - 9:00pm


Steven Peck

Still working on the details, but here’s a bit of info:

Drupal is a free software package that allows an individual or a community of users to easily publish, manage and organize a wide variety of content on a website. AKA, an “open source content management system.” Tens of thousands of people and organizations have used Drupal to power web sites, including SoCoSA.org. It works on a variety of platforms including Unix and Windows.

Steven is the Drupal project’s Documentation Team Lead, one of the leaders of the Drupal Association, a user of Drupal since 2003, and a fellow System Administrator.

Steven will cover such topics as:

  • What Drupal is and why you might want to use it.
  • Setting up a Drupal site
  • Administration
  • Upgrading
  • installing modules
  • Picking the right modules so that upgrading or migrating are easy
  • theming your drupal site
  • letting your users create and edit content

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