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Welcome to the MySQL Newsletter for October 2014. MySQL Central @ OpenWorld 2014 wrapped up successfully with exciting product announcements and updates, in-depth experience sharing from MySQL power users, and a fun-filled reception for the MySQL community. In this edition, you'll learn the performance and manageability enhancements in the latest MySQL 5.7 development milestone release (DMR), read about newly released Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL and additional product news, as well as gain access to hot-off-the-presses MySQL Central @ OpenWorld presentations.



Announcing the Latest MySQL 5.7 DMR

Continuing to meet the demands of today's web, cloud, and embedded applications, the new MySQL 5.7 DMR further extends the performance, scalability, and reliability of MySQL while enhancing management capabilities.
Read the press release.
Download MySQL 5.7.5 DMR.
Read the feature highlights in MySQL 5.7.5 DMR.
Read the latest replication features in MySQL 5.7.5 DMR.
Learn about the optimizer cost model improvements in MySQL 5.7.5 DMR.
Read the blog "Indeed, MySQL 5.7 Rocks" for MySQL 5.7.5 DMR performance benchmarks.

Announcing the First MySQL Cluster 7.4 DMR

The first MySQL Cluster 7.4 DMR features many enhancements to increase scalability, uptime, and agility, including active-active replication as well as performance and operational improvements.
Read the blog to learn the latest features in MySQL Cluster 7.4.1 DMR.
Download MySQL 7.4.1 DMR.

MySQL Workbench 6.2 Is Generally Available

MySQL Workbench 6.2 is the new version of the official MySQL graphical development tool. It focuses on supporting innovations released in MySQL 5.6 and MySQL 5.7 DMR as well as MySQL Fabric 1.5. New features in MySQL Workbench 6.2 include the new spatial data viewer, support for new MySQL 5.7.4 SQL syntax and configuration options, MySQL Fabric cluster connectivity, a Microsoft Access migration wizard, and more.
Read the blog to learn more about the new features in MySQL Workbench 6.2.
Download MySQL Workbench 6.2.3.

MySQL on GitHub

GitHub has become the place to be for successful open source projects. It has a large and rapidly growing user base, is robust and fast, and provides excellent tools for building and supporting vibrant open source communities. With the launch of the beta GitHub repository for MySQL Database, MySQL is now officially joining the GitHub community.
Read more details.

Announcing Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL

To help Oracle and MySQL customers simplify the management of complex IT environments, Oracle is extending Oracle Enterprise Manager capabilities to MySQL Databases. With this new offering, customers can now manage their applications and technology stack, including web and departmental applications that rely on MySQL, all from a single console.
Read the press release.
Learn more about Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL.

Keynote Video and Presentations Available from MySQL Central @ OpenWorld

MySQL Central @ OpenWorld 2014 was a success. The recording of "The State of the Dolphin" keynote is now available, and the presentation slides can be downloaded from the Content Catalog.
Watch the keynote "The State of the Dolphin."
Check out the Content Catalog for MySQL Central presentation slides.
Read the recap of high availability sessions at MySQL Central @ OpenWorld.

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New DMR: MySQL Database 5.7.5

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Database 5.7.5 DMR.

New GA Release: MySQL Database 5.6.21

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Database 5.6.

New DMR: MySQL Cluster 7.4.1

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Cluster 7.4.1 DMR.

New GA Release: MySQL Workbench 6.2.3

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Workbench.

New GA Release: MySQL for Excel 1.3.2

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL for Excel.

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MySQL Sessions at Oracle Technology Network's Virtual Technology Summit

Tuesday, November 18 (Americas) and Wednesday, November 26 (EMEA)
The Oracle Technology Network is excited to invite you to the next Virtual Technology Summit to learn firsthand from Oracle and MySQL evangelists and product experts, as well as Java Champions, as they share their insight and expertise on using Oracle and MySQL technologies to meet today's IT challenges. Two MySQL sessions will be presented during this event, including a hands-on lab on Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL, delivered by Mark Leith from Oracle, and a session titled "NoSQL and MySQL: Dynamic Schemas," presented by Sheeri Cabral, Oracle ACE Director for MySQL.
Register for the Americas webcast on November 18.
Register for the EMEA webcast on November 26.

View all the upcoming MySQL webcasts.

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Make the Most of MySQL Enterprise Edition

MySQL Security: What's New in MySQL 5.7 and Best Practices

View all the MySQL on-demand webcasts.

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Mysql Central

MySQL Central @ OpenWorld 2014 Keynote: "The State of The Dolphin"

Watch the video to hear the product announcements presented by Oracle Chief Corporate Architect Edward Screven and Vice President of MySQL Engineering Tomas Ulin.

Subscribe to the MySQL YouTube channel and enjoy more tutorials and presentations.

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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.

MySQL Labs Releases at Oracle OpenWorld 2014

By Geir Hoydalsvik

MySQL Workbench 6.2: Fabric and Client Connection Browser

By Marcin Szalowicz

MySQL Group Replication: Hello World!

By Luis Soares

New InnoDB Memcached Functionality in MySQL 5.7 Lab Release

By Jimmy Yang

MySQL 5.7: HTTP Plugin for MySQL

By Ulf Wendel

A New Data Dictionary for MySQL

By Ståle Deraas

MySQL for Excel: Importing Related MySQL Tables into an Excel Data Model

By Javier Treviño

InnoDB Native Partitioning—Early Access

By Mattias Jonsson

About the MySQL Data Dictionary Labs Release

By Gopal Shankar

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MySQL Booth at WebTech Conference—Munich, Germany

October 26–29

MySQL Sessions at ZendCon 2014—Santa Clara, California

October 27–30

MySQL Tech Tour: For Independent Software Vendors, Original Equipment Manufacturers, and Software-as-a-Service Vendors—Phoenix, Arizona

October 28

MySQL Tech Tour: MySQL High Availability, Performance and Scalability—Rome, Italy

October 29

MySQL Tech Tour: MySQL High Availability, Performance and Scalability—Helsinki, Finland

November 3

MySQL Tech Tour: MySQL High Availability, Performance and Scalability—Vienna, Austria

November 7

Find a MySQL event near you

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Advance Your Career with MySQL Database Administrator Training

If you are looking to gain skills as a MySQL database administrator, we have the following courses that can help you achieve your goals! Start with the MySQL for Beginners course and follow the path to gain expertise in this curriculum.

  • The MySQL for Beginners course teaches you how to use the MySQL Database and tools, while helping you develop deeper knowledge of using relational databases.
  • The MySQL for Database Administrators training is designed for DBAs and other database professionals. Expert Oracle University instructors will teach you how to install and configure the MySQL Database, set up replication and security, and perform database backups as well as performance tuning.
  • The MySQL Performance Tuning course will teach you practical, safe, and highly efficient ways to optimize performance for a MySQL Database. It will help you develop the skills needed to utilize tools for monitoring, evaluating, and tuning.
  • The new MySQL Cluster course teaches you how to install and configure a real-time database cluster at the core of your application.
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Try MySQL Enterprise Edition

Download MySQL Community Edition

Download MySQL Cluster

Download MySQL Workbench

Download MySQL Installer for Windows

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