Beat Vontobel
CTO, MeteoNews AG

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Beat Vontobel is the CTO at MeteoNews AG, a Swiss weather forecasting company, where he initiated the transition from MS SQL to MySQL and generally from closed to open source a few years ago. The company used most of the new features of MySQL 5.0 right from the start (and Beat Vontobel, an active member of the MySQL community and of the MySQL guilds, regularly blogged about this experience.

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