5th anniversary working for MySQL

On May 17, 2006 – exactly 5 years ago – I started my new job as web developer at MySQL AB.

Since then I closed 3,049 web requests, worked with 9 colleagues in the web team, had 4 direct managers, attended the MySQL User Conference in Santa Clara, CA 4 times (2006-2009, although in 2006 I wasn’t an employee yet, but that was when I got hired, so lets count it) and one all-company meeting in Orlando, FL and went through 2 acquisitions: in 2008 to Sun Microsystems and in 2010 to Oracle.

Time to say thank you to all the great people who I had the pleasure to work with during these 5 years!

2 thoughts on “5th anniversary working for MySQL”

  1. Markus,

    Congratulations! I remember when you joined. We were very happy to hire you. Keep up the good work!

    Marten

  2. Thank you, Marten! This has definitely been the greatest chance of my life — also to extend my scope from local culture to global culture ;).

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