Then a whole bunch of people came in for my talk, almost filling the room. There were a few startup problems with the projector and the mike, and we were off.
Unfortunately, I was scheduled opposite a talk on "Highly Available MySQL Cluster on Amazon EC2", which was annoying because I wanted to go to their talk, they wanted to come to mine, and there were likely a lot of people who wanted to go to both.
It went well. I lagged away from my slides only a few times. The questions at the end were useful, and row of questioners after as well. Someone from, I think, Computer World, did a fast interview. MySQL gifted me, as they did all the speakers, with a PowerSquid, which I just realized that I left in the presentation room.