Author Archives: Gustaf Thorslund

Happy birthday Amie Green!

Awhile ago I wrote a blog post regarding a funding one of my team members (in the MySQL Support at Oracle) have started, to cover the costs for his wife’s medical treatment. Today it is Amie’s birthday, so I would … Continue reading

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When one of our most talented MySQL Support Engineers asks for help, let’s give him and his wife a hand!

Dear MySQL Family, Soon before Christmas I read these lines Shawn Green (one of our most talented Support Engineer) had written about his wife at Amie’s lottery chances were better..: What can you do when you are one of a … Continue reading

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Little model fly

Those who have been looking for a model who: Can show up in the middle of nowhere Work late evenings Do not mind getting a flash placed about 3 cm from the eyes Who can be placed on a tray … Continue reading

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Same place & five months between

A Friday night (at about 16:40) back in December I took this picture: Last Friday afternoon (at about 16:55) I was around at the same place with my camera. With the old picture in the back of my head I … Continue reading

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Playing with ice

My daughter made me some balls of ice to take photos of. For this she put a water balloon outdoors to freeze over night (was some weeks ago). Some of them also got some pearls in them. Her is one … Continue reading

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Macro photography at about 4:1

When starting to look at macro photography I saw a not too expensive way to get started would be to revert my 18-55mm lens in front of my 50-200mm lens. Trying it out I soon realized I needed to have … Continue reading

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Quiz #1.2: What’s on the photo?

One more picture to guess what I might be: Don’t know if this one makes it harder or easier. Guesses what the green thing might be is also welcome! Feel free to add a comment if you want to guess … Continue reading

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Quiz #1.1: What’s on the photo?

Here are two photos of something. Hope this will make it twice as easy as Quiz #1: What’s on the photo?. If you want to guess what this is, just add a comment.

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Quiz #1: What’s on the photo?

Here is a photo I have taken. Want to guess what it is? Add a comment on my blog. Then we will see how long time it takes for someone to figure it out Hint (added 2011-01-21 21:52 +0100) Matthew … Continue reading

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New year & new blog

The new year is here and I have moved my (so far quite silent) blog to use WordPress and MySQL 5.5 GA. Since I am using Ubuntu I downloaded a compressed tar archive. I installed it in a custom directory … Continue reading

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