It has been a bit of a rollercoaster ride for us since the Percona Live London posting. The team has expanded with two new DBAs, I was invided to give a talk on selected the Percona Live Conference & Expo 2013 in April and at the same time Spil Games is organizing the second MySQL User Group NL meeting on Friday February 22nd of February. I did not realize it is next week and never posted about it, so there it is!
The meeting schedule is as following:
17:00 Spil Games Pub Open
18:15 “MySQL User Defined Functions” by Roland Bouman
20:00 “Total cost of ownership” by Zsolt Fabian (Spil Games)
Before and after the meeting drinks and snacks will be served in our pub. You can chat up with others, mingle with the Spil Games employees or if you are very shy play some pool/foosball/pinball.
I’m happy we are presenting the TCO on this User Group. Zsolt will show his findings on several things you need to keep in mind if you wish to calculate your TCO, so it will be more a general guidance on how to do it yourself. Of course we will share some of our own WTFs/facepalms and other interesting facts we found during our own investigation.
In case you are attending, there are several ways to get to the Spil Games HQ:
If you travel by car, just punch in our address in your navigation:
1223 RE Hilversum
Do take notice our entrance has moved to the new building on our campus behind these nicely graffiti painted doors:
Second option would be coming by public transport.
Coming from the direction of Amsterdam/Amerfoort:
Take the train to Hilversum (central) and either walk to our new office using Google Maps (about 15 minutes walk). Otherwise you can take bus #2 (to Snelliuslaan) and hop off on the Minckelersstraat (ask the driver) and walk the remaining few hundred meters.
Coming from the direction of Utrecht:
Take the train to Hilversum Sportpark and walk to our new office using Google Maps (about 8 to 10 minutes walk).
Hope to see you all next Friday at the Spil HQ!