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Life after this

On Monday, I sent out an email to the staff of MariaDB Foundation. In the hope that my thinking is also applicable for someone else, here’s a slightly edited excerpt: My email to our staff For an unknown amount of time, we will live under exceptional circumstances. Yet, there will be life both during and after the Corona pandemic. With this email, I want to share my view on how Corona affects our organisation, on how we sustain life during Corona and on how we best prepare for life after Corona. When facing adverse times, I fall back on thoughts and values I have read and contemplated.…

Life after this

On Monday, I sent out an email to the staff of MariaDB Foundation. In the hope that my thinking is also applicable for someone else, here’s a slightly edited excerpt:
My email to our staff
For an unknown amount of time, we will live under exceptional circumstances. […]

A different kind of tech conference

Last Wednesday, I received an unexpected text: “Would you like to do some volunteering work? It involves speaking online to some kids for one hour about IT”. […]

Join the Solstice Run Sat 20 June 2020

Runners and not-yet-runners: join colleagues and friends for the Summer Solstice Sakila Run 2020! This gives energy and emotional closeness in times of physical distancing.

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We congratulate MariaDB Corporation on their release of SkySQL, a DBaaS offering for MariaDB Server. A big step!

Enable post-compromise data protection with MariaDB and Virgil Security’s PureKit

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