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Voices of the ElePHPant:
Interview with Ligaya Turmelle (#2)
Jul 11, 2016 @ 09:37:21

The Voices of the ElePHPant podcast has posted their latest interview with a member of the PHP community. In his latest show host Cal Evans talks with Ligaya Turmelle, a long-time member of the community.

Cal and Lig talk about the history of their own relationship in the PHP community and he current role as a MySQL support technician. Lig goes through how she ended up in the role and some of the duties that it includes. Cal also asks Lig about her favorite feature of the latest version (at the time of the post) of MySQL (5.7). They finish their conversation talking about Lig (and her husband's) love of off-roading Jeeps.

You can listen to this latest episode either using the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. If you enjoy the episode, be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter to get updates when the latest shows are released.

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Link: https://voicesoftheelephpant.com/2016/07/08/interview-ligaya-turmelle-2/

CloudWays Blog:
Co-Founder Of PHPwomen, Ligaya Turmelle Talks About PHP, MySQL And PHPTek
Jan 26, 2016 @ 11:02:09

The CloudWays blog has posted their latest in their series of interview with members of the PHP community. In their latest they talk with Ligaya Turmelle about PHP Women, Oracle, MySQL and php[tek].

Ligaya Turmelle is a MySQL support engineer at Oracle and a co-founder of PHPwomen. She has also attended Oracle conferences as a speaker. In this interview, she shares her experience as a speaker and has also offered her advice on creating a schema of a database and deploying it.

In the rest of the interview Ligaya answers questions about:

  • When and why she made the switch from PHP to database developer
  • Some of her advice as a speaker to those wanting to speak
  • What some of her key roles are at Oracle working with MySQL
  • Suggestions for optimizing databases and preventing them from becoming "resource hogs"

Be sure to check out the full interview for her answers to these and other questions.

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Link: http://www.cloudways.com/blog/interview-ligaya-turmelle/

Voices of the ElePHPant:
Interview with Ligaya Turmelle
May 17, 2011 @ 11:09:52

The Voices of the ElePHPant podcast has posted their latest episode - an interview with Ligaya Turmelle, one of the members of the PHP Women group.

In this episode Cal asks Lig three questions about the PHP Women group:

  • What prompted you and the other organizers to start the PHP Women group?
  • If PHP Women is in technologies, why do you let guys participate in the community?
  • How do you recruit mentors for the Big Sis/Little Sis mentor program?

You can either listen to the episode via the in-page player or by downloading the mp3 (or, of course, subscribing to the feed).

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