Whales, Dolphins and Cloud-Native MySQL, Oh My (Ep. 35)

June 27, 2017 Jeff Kelly

MySQL is the most popular open source database ... by a mile. Several miles, actually. And no platform is complete if it doesn't offer developers easy access to MySQL instances to support their applications and microservices. In this episode of Pivotal Insights, Pivotal's Greg Chase and Morgan Fine join Jeff and Dormain to talk about why MySQL is so popular with developers, detail the latest on-demand version of MySQL for Pivotal Cloud Foundry, and discuss how MySQL supports Agile methodology and DevOps environments. The four also debate the which is the better open source mascot: the whale or the dolphin. You'll have to listen to find out the answer.

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Jeff Kelly

Jeff Kelly is a Director of Product Marketing at Pivotal Software. He spends his time learning and writing about how leading enterprises are tapping the cloud, data and modern application development to transform how the world builds software. Prior to joining Pivotal, Jeff was the lead industry analyst covering Big Data analytics at Wikibon, an open source research and advisory firm. Before that, Jeff covered data warehousing, business analytics and other IT topics as a reporter and editor at TechTarget. He received his B.A. in American studies from Providence College and his M.A. in journalism from Northeastern University.

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