MySQL is not simple
by Andy Oram
A conference attendance that tops 2000 suggests that a technology involves a certain number of subtle angles. MySQL became a hit because installing it and manipulating tables were so simple--and yet when you get serious, the simple things start growing hair.
|http://forge.mysql.com/wiki/MySQL_Conference_and_Expo_2008#Notes_from_the_conference has a growing list of slides, videos, and blog posts about the conference. I plan on updating this sometime this week with all the videos I have, so check back often!|