After I landed at SJC, I discovered that Tim Lord has shared the flight with me. If I had known that ahead of time, I would have let him share my taxi ride from Capitol Hill neighborhood to the SEA airport. As it was, I let him share my ride to San Jose Convention Center. I was actually too early to check into my hotel room. So instead I checked in my luggage, and then went off to find the Postgres Day.
Meeting up with open source community geeks, watching lightning talks, hacking, taking pictures.
I accidentally left my jacket in one of the meeting rooms, and ended up having to bid for it in an auction. So now I owe $20 to the Postgres Foundation. :)
Monday, I spent hacking and geek socializing, hanging out in the speaker room. Some of the tutorials, but I didn't end up going to any of them. Lunch was at the Good Karma cafe, which I had stumbled across the last time I was in San Jose.
Also on Monday, I hooked up MontyT with someone who may have a solution for automating the build of Drizzle on Windows machines, without manually maintaining Visual Studio Project files, or porting Autotools to Windows.
Tuesday, I went to the Gearman tutorial, and while in it, started working on http://forge.gearman.org/ and also started implementing a bunch of basic "plumbing" gearman workers that need to exist, to link together filesystem, mogilfs, couchdb, amazon web services, memcached, and Erlang.
Right now, I'm sitting in the Ignite talks. BrianA just won an Google O'Reilly Open Source Award.