17–19 October 2016: Conference & Tutorials
19–20 October 2016: Training
London, UK
Colin Charles

Colin Charles
Chief Evangelist, Percona

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Colin Charles is the chief evangelist at Percona. Previously, Colin was on the founding team of MariaDB Server, worked at MySQL, and worked actively on the Fedora and OpenOffice.org projects. Colin has been a MySQL user since 2000. He’s well known within open source communities in APAC and has spoken at many conferences.


16:55–17:35 Monday, 17/10/2016
Open data & data science
Location: Windsor Suite Level: Intermediate
Colin Charles (Percona)
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Forking in the open source world means going with different goals and design directions. How do you pick a winner? Colin Charles offers practical examples from the MariaDB world (MySQL fork), as well as lessons from other projects like LibreOffice, LibreSSL, SuiteCRM, and Jenkins. If you have to fork and want to do it well, this journey through the MariaDB server world is for you. Read more.