Sarah Novotny

Sarah Novotny

I am the VP of MySQL and LAMP Practice and a founder of Blue Gecko which does remote administration and management of databases around the world including MySQL, Oracle, Oracle E-Business Suite, Microsoft SQL Server and PostgreSQL.

My focus has been MySQL database administration since MySQL was in version 3.23.

I am additionally the Program Chair of OSCON (and the brand new OSCON Data) and the Chair of the IOUG's MySQL Council.

My technology writing and adventures can be found at and my more esoteric musings at For twittery things, check out To connect with me on linked in wander over to

Webcast: OSCON 2011: Take-aways, Trends, and Highlights
August 11, 2011
In this event wrap-up, OSCON co-chairs Edd Dumbill, Sarah Novotny, and Laurel Ruma will identify and discuss the trends and announcements that emerged from the event and how these will impact the tech world in the year to come.