Tuesday, 25 October 2005

Jocelyn Fournier is this week's MySQL 5 contest winner

This week's iPod nano winner is a long-time MySQL community member: Jocelyn Fournier.

Jocelyn is one of most productive beta testers of MySQL ever, and he certainly has not slowed down his path now with MySQL 5.0.

Jocelyn is using MySQL to power a bulletin board "MesDiscussions.Net" ("My Discussions"), which is used by some big French websites. There, he does practical stress testing of MySQL from both a performance and feature standpoint.

Performance-wise, he has more than 2300 simultaneous connections on peak on forum.hardware.fr.

Jocelyn tries to integrate each of the new features MySQL offers in his software to get the best out MySQL, and I'm pleased to quote his comment: "the achieved speed is really amazing :)".

Merci, Jocelyn!


  1. IWHFR :o

    "And the seventh biggest forum of the world, first french forum, 2300+ users on a mere bi-athlon MP DB server ;)

  2. Hi Kaj,

    Thanks a lot !
    It has always been a lot of fun to find and report bugs to improve such a great product, and I'll keep on killing the bad bugs ;)


  3. you're my webhero :p

  4. allez france !

    bravo joce \o/

  5. Congratulations Joce, it's really a pleasure to daily use your bulletin board ;)

  6. Thanks !

    Oh, BTW http://forum.hardware.fr is already running MySQL-5.0 in production, and it works just perfectly under high load - I had only a few queries especially on join to change :)


  7. Joce, I utilize your forum since environ 5 years, and it is always a plizure tout post on it !! :o

  8. Joce, the bug hunter \o/

  9. Et vive le topic insos...

    Seriously, it's really my favourite forum. It's always a pleasure to kick/ban and TT people with “MesDiscussions.Net” interface. :D

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