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NEWS

 

Oracle's MySQL Image Coming Soon on Docker Hub Registry

Further enabling developers to rapidly benefit from the latest MySQL innovations, Oracle plans to provide a new Oracle-maintained MySQL image for the official repos on Docker Hub Registry, a repository for Docker-based components, in late February.
Read the complete press release.


Customer Story: Sony Boosts Competitiveness, Improves Customer Confidence, and Enhances Support with MySQL Standard Edition

Established in 1946, Sony Corporation produced Japan's first magnetic tape recorder and transistor radio. The company is now a global leader in the development and manufacturer of a broad range of electronic products. To boost competitiveness and improve response time for its optical-disc archive system, Sony evaluated several relational database management systems, and finally decided to embed MySQL Standard Edition for its performance and features.
Read the complete customer story.


Resource Kit: Achieve MySQL High Availability

How can you prevent costly database downtime? Which MySQL high availability solution is best suited to your specific needs? Access our resource kit to discover MySQL high availability options; see what's new in MySQL replication and MySQL fabric; and learn why major telecom organizations rely on MySQL Cluster for their mission critical subscriber databases.
Access the resource kit.


Blog: Proposal to Change Replication and InnoDB Settings in MySQL 5.7

In Oracle's MySQL team, we are currently evaluating potential changes to the default server configuration for MySQL 5.7. One of the specific changes we would like to make is with the following three related replication and InnoDB settings: binlog_format, transaction_isolation, and innodb_autoinc_lock_mode. Please let us know your feedback.
Read the complete blog post.

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PRODUCT RELEASES

 

Release Candidate: MySQL Cluster 7.4.3

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Cluster.


New Release: MySQL Database 5.6.23

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Database.


New Release: MySQL Connector/Python 2.0.3

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Connector/Python.


New Release: MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.0.19

View the complete list of changes.
Download or try MySQL Enterprise Monitor (login required).

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LIVE WEBCASTS

 

Achieving MySQL High Availability, Learn to Select Your Best Option

Thursday, February 19, 9 a.m. PT
MySQL has an array of high availability (HA) solutions ranging from simple backups, replication, and shared storage clustering all the way to five-nines availability, shared nothing, and geographically-replicated clusters. The purpose of this webcast is to help you discover which of the MySQL solutions best fit your needs, based on your HA requirements.
Register for the webcast.


How to Manage and Tune Your MySQL Installation

Thursday, February 19, 8 a.m. PT/4 p.m. GMT
Watch this live webcast and learn best practices in managing and tuning your MySQL databases, including backup strategy and load testing options, as well as upgrade processes.
Register for the webcast.


Analyze and Tune MySQL Queries for Better Performance

Wednesday, February 25, 9 a.m. PT
SQL query performance plays a big role in application performance. If some queries execute slowly, the queries or the database schema may need tuning. This webcast explains how the MySQL optimizer chooses a specific plan to execute SQL queries. It will show you how to use tools such as EXPLAIN and Optimizer Trace to analyze query plans. It will also review how the Visual Explain functionality available in MySQL Workbench helps users visualize these plans.
Register for the webcast.


Hands-on Lab: DevOps Made Easy with MySQL Utilities

Wednesday, February 25 (EMEA), and March 4 (APAC)
Join Chuck Bell, team lead for MySQL utilities, in the upcoming Virtual Technology Summit hosted by Oracle Technology Network. In this hands-on lab, you will receive step-by-step instructions on how to get started with MySQL utilities, learn what they can do for you, and discover how to modify them to meet your needs.
Register for the EMEA webcast on February 25.
Register for the APAC webcast in English on March 4.


MySQL Enterprise Edition for Oracle Database Administrators—Korean, Japanese, Chinese

March 5 (Korean), March 10 (Japanese), and March 12 (Chinese)
MySQL is a very popular choice among Oracle database administrators (DBAs) for web-based, custom and departmental applications, either on premises or in the cloud. Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL Database was released to enable Oracle DBAs to manage their entire environment from a single management solution. Join this webcast to learn more about Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL Database as well as the various other Oracle products now integrated with MySQL. We will also review how MySQL Enterprise Edition helps you reduce the risk, cost, and time to develop, deploy, and manage MySQL applications.
Register for the Korean webcast on March 5.
Register for the Japanese webcast on March 10.
Register for the Chinese webcast on March 12.


View all the upcoming MySQL webcasts.

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ON DEMAND WEBCASTS

 

The MySQL SYS Schema


MySQL Security: Use Cases and Patterns


View all the MySQL on-demand webcasts.

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BLOGS

 

Planet MySQL

Planet MySQL is an aggregation of blogs and news from MySQL developers, users, and employees. It is an excellent source of all things about MySQL, including technical tips and best practices.
Visit the blog.
Submit your blog feed.


A Multisource Replication Scenario: 10 Masters, 1 Slave.

By Keith Hollman


Performance Issues and Fixes—MySQL 5.6 Semi-Synchrnous Replication

By Yoshinori Matsunobu


Proposal to Change Additional Defaults in MySQL 5.7

By Morgan Tocker


How to Use SSL and MySQL Client Library in the Same Binary

By Venkata Sidagam


MySQL 5.7 Labs and the HTTP Plugin—Inserting, Updating, And Deleting Records in MySQL Via HTTP

By Tony Darnell


MySQL Relay Log Recovery When SQL Thread's Position is Unavailable

By Sujatha Sivakumar


MySQL Optimizer Picks Covering Index Before Non-Covering Indexes in MySQL 5.7.5

By Ted Wennmark

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STAY IN TOUCH

 

Receive the latest MySQL updates and interact with the MySQL community.

Read Oracle's MySQL Blog

Join MySQL on Facebook

Follow MySQL on Twitter

Follow MySQL on Google+

Subscribe to the MySQL YouTube Channel

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EVENTS

 

MySQL Sessions at ConFoo CA—Montreal, Canada

February 16–20


MySQL Session at Southern California Linux Expo 2015—Los Angeles, California

February 19–22


MySQL Tech Tour: Out of the Box MySQL High Availability, Performance, and Scalability—Madrid, Spain

February 25


MySQL Tech Tour: Out of the Box MySQL High Availability, Performance, and Scalability—Milan, Italy

February 26


MySQL Session at OpenSource Conference Japan—Tokyo, Japan

February 27–28


MySQL Sessions at FOSSAISA—Singapore

March 13–15


MySQL Session at Midwest PHP—Minneapolis, Minnesota

March 14–15


MySQL Tech Tour: Out of the Box MySQL High Availability, Performance, and Scalability—Oslo, Norway

March 17


MySQL Tech Tour: Out of the Box MySQL High Availability, Performance, and Scalability—Tel Aviv, Israel

March 19


MySQL Tech Tour: Out of the Box MySQL High Availability, Performance, and Scalability—Prague, Czech Republic

March 19


MySQL Team at MidCamp 2015—Chicago, Illinois

March 19–22


MySQL Tech Tour: Out of the Box MySQL Availability, Performance, and Scalability—Istanbul, Turkey

March 26


MySQL Team at PyCon 2015—Montreal, Canada

April 8–16


MySQL Team at Linux Open Administration Days—Antwerp, Belgium

April 11–12


MySQL Team at Open Source Days 2015—Bielsko, Poland

April 17–19


MySQL Team at JAX 2015—Mainz, Germany

April 20–24


Great Indian Developer Summit—Bangalore, India

April 21–25


MySQL Team at JavaScript UnConference—Hamburg, Germany

April 25–26


Find a MySQL event near you


Find an Oracle event near you

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TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION

 

MySQL Training from the Source to Support your Cloud Deployment

Oracle University provides expert-developed training options to ensure you get the most out of MySQL when running in the cloud. Take advantage of featured training and certification options, including

MySQL for Database Administrators

MySQL for Developers
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DOWNLOADS

 

Try MySQL Enterprise Edition

Download MySQL Community Edition

Download MySQL Cluster

Download MySQL Workbench

Download MySQL Installer for Windows

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Happy new year! Welcome to the MySQL Newsletter for January 2015. What's a better way to kick off the new year than by sharpening your MySQL knowledge? Mark your calendar for upcoming MySQL webcasts, and learn the latest in MySQL SYS schema, security features, and monitoring tools, as well as MySQL utilities. Read more details in this edition and register today. We look forward to meeting you virtually!

NEWS

 

Blog: What Defaults Would You Like to See Changed in MySQL 5.7?

In MySQL 5.6, one of the most well-received changes was improving the default configuration to make MySQL safer and easier to use. Now we are seeking community feedback for improvements that can be made to the default configuration in MySQL 5.7.
Read the blog.


Resource Kit: Ensure Your MySQL Databases are Secure

How can you ensure that your MySQL databases are protected against external attacks and misuse of information while achieving regulatory compliance? Access our resource kit to discover best practices to guard against security threats; learn about advanced MySQL authentication, auditing, and encryption features in MySQL Enterprise Edition; and see what's new in MySQL 5.7 to improve security.
Access the resource kit.


Resource Kit: MySQL for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)

Whether you're developing new SaaS applications or expanding on-premises offerings, MySQL can help you accelerate time to market and reduce costs. This resource kit includes best practices for using MySQL in SaaS, and shows you how you and your customers can benefit from MySQL's zero administration capabilities and proven reliability.
Access the resource kit.

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PRODUCT RELEASES

 

New Release: MySQL Database 5.5.41

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Database.


New Release: MySQL Connector/NET 6.9.5

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Connector/NET.


New Release: MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.0.18

View the complete list of changes.
Download or try MySQL Enterprise Monitor (login required).


New Release: MySQL Cluster Manager 1.3.3

View the complete list of changes.
Download or try MySQL Cluster Manager (login required).

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LIVE WEBCASTS

 

The MySQL SYS Schema

Wednesday, January 21, 9 a.m. PT
The Performance Schema feature is an amazing resource for runtime instrumentation within MySQL. A lot of information is available, but sometimes it is hard to distill. The new MySQL SYS schema builds on both the performance_schema and INFORMATION_SCHEMA databases, exposing a set of views, functions, and procedures modeled directly for many day-to-day administrator tasks, using the wealth of Performance Schema data. Watch this webcast for an in-depth look at the many different development and administration use cases the new SYS schema can now satisfy.
Register for the webcast.


MySQL Security: Use Cases and Patterns

Wednesday, January 28, 9 a.m. PT
Watch this technical webcast and see how you can use new and existing MySQL security features to protect your data. Learn about the new security features, and also understand how to implement them together as a coordinated solution within your organization. With the new MySQL Enterprise Encryption you have more options to secure your data than ever before and to protect your databases against both external threats and internal misuse of information.
Register for the webcast.


How to Monitor Your MySQL Real Estate

Thursday, January 29, 7 a.m. PT / 3 p.m. GMT
Attend this technical webcast and learn why it's essential to monitor your MySQL environment and ensure that it is highly available. MySQL experts will teach you how monitoring supports you from development through production.
Register for the webcast.


Hands-on Lab: DevOps Made Easy with MySQL Utilities

Wednesday, February 11 (Americas), February 25 (EMEA), and March 4 (APAC)
Join Chuck Bell, team lead for MySQL utilities, in the upcoming Virtual Technology Summit hosted by Oracle Technology Network. In this hands-on lab, you will learn through step-by-step instructions how to get started with MySQL utilities, what they can do for you, and how to modify them to meet your needs.
Register for the Americas webcast on February 11.
Register for the EMEA webcast on February 25.
Register for the APAC webcast on March 4.


View all the upcoming MySQL webcasts.

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ON DEMAND WEBCASTS

 

What's New in MySQL 5.7


MySQL Performance Demystified: Tuning and Best Practices for Developers and DBAs


View all the MySQL on-demand webcasts.

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BLOGS

 

Planet MySQL

Planet MySQL is an aggregation of blogs and news from MySQL developers, users, and employees. It is an excellent source of all things about MySQL, including technical tips and best practices.
Visit the blog.
Submit your blog feed.


Poll: Index Statistics in InnoDB

By Vasil Dimov


Heads Up: MySQL Source Code Hosting Going 100 Percent GitHub at the End of January

By Yngve Svendsen


Improvements for XA in MySQL 5.7

By Daniël van Eeden


Tips on Querying InnoDB Tables

By Michael McLaughlin


Memory Summary Tables in MySQL 5.7 Performance Schema

By Sveta Smirnova


MySQL Plugin for Oracle Enterprise Manager on VirtualBox: Installation Gotchas

By Sveta Smirnova

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STAY IN TOUCH

 

Receive the latest MySQL updates and interact with the MySQL community.

Read Oracle's MySQL Blog

Join MySQL on Facebook

Follow MySQL on Twitter

Follow MySQL on Google+

Subscribe to the MySQL YouTube Channel

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EVENTS

 

MySQL and Friends Devroom at FOSDEM—Brussels, Belgium

January 31—February 1


MySQL Tech Tour: Out of the Box MySQL High Availability, Performance, and Scalability— Baden-Dättwil, Switzerland

February 5


Find a MySQL event near you


Find an Oracle event near you

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TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION

 

Getting Started with MySQL Training and Certification

If you are seeking a career as a MySQL database administrator or MySQL developer, look at the prebundled discount packages that allow you to sign up for everything you need all at once, at a better price.

  • Save up to 20 percent off regular training and certification prices.
  • Include a practice exam in selective packages.
  • Choose from four flexible training formats to fit your schedule.
Learn more about MySQL Database Administrator Certification Discount Packages.
Learn more about MySQL Developer Certification Discount Packages.
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DOWNLOADS

 

Try MySQL Enterprise Edition

Download MySQL Community Edition

Download MySQL Cluster

Download MySQL Workbench

Download MySQL Installer for Windows

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