What You See Is What You Get Element

Oracle Information InDepth

MySQL Edition


This Edition’s Content

November 2014


Product Releases

Live Webcasts

On Demand Webcasts



Stay in Touch


Training and Certification


Subscribe Subscribe Forward Forward

Stay Connected

Oracle Blog Oracle on Twitter Oracle on Facebook Oracle on Youtube Google+

Contact Oracle

Global MySQL Contacts Global MySQL Contacts
Contact MySQL Online Contact MySQL Online

Welcome to the MySQL Newsletter for November 2014. The MySQL team at Oracle is very busy this month attending and presenting at events all around the world. Read the details in this edition and see if Oracle’s MySQL experts are coming to a city near you.



Meet Oracle’s MySQL Team at Upcoming Events

November is a busy month for the MySQL team at Oracle. We have events scheduled around the world to bring exciting product announcements and feature updates right to you. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet MySQL experts.
Check out the events calendar.

Case Study: SCSK Gains a High-Performance and Scalable Enterprise Database Platform with MySQL Enterprise Edition

SCSK Corporation, based in Japan, offers global IT services. Facing the challenge of integrating three in-house business systems, including enterprise resource planning, expense, and payroll, to support a threefold user increase, SCSK upgraded its legacy MySQL to MySQL Enterprise Edition because it is easy to use and cost-effective, and offers functionality and management tools, such as MySQL Enterprise Monitor.
Read the complete case study.

Resource Kit: Simplify Cloud and Database Management with Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL

How can you manage your entire Oracle environment, either on-premises or in the cloud, from a single dashboard? Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL Database is now available, enabling you to manage your entire Oracle applications and technology stack, including web and departmental applications that rely on MySQL. Check out the resource kit to learn how you can benefit from this new feature.
Access the resource kit.

White Paper: Oracle Linux and MySQL TPC-C Optimizations with Sun Flash Accelerator F80 PCIe Card

This white paper presents tuning tips and processes that can be applied to increase TPC-C performance when using Sun Flash Accelerator F80 PCIe Card. The performance optimization recommendations include configurations for MySQL, Oracle Linux, and Sun Flash Accelerator F80 PCIe Card.
Read the white paper.

Back to Top



New Release: MySQL Cluster 7.3.7

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Cluster.

New Release: MySQL for Excel 1.3.3

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL for Excel (as part of MySQL’s installer).

New Release: MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.0.15

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

Back to Top



MySQL Sessions at Oracle Technology Network’s Virtual Technology Summit

Tuesday, November 18 (Americas) and Wednesday, November 26 (EMEA)
The Oracle Technology Network (OTN) 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 insights 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 Oracle Software Development Senior Manager Mark Leith, and a session titled “NoSQL and MySQL: Dynamic Schemas,” presented by Oracle ACE Director for MySQL Sheeri Cabral.
Register for the Americas webcast on November 18.
Register for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) webcast on November 26.

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

Wednesday, November 19, 9 a.m. PT
MySQL performance is continuously and rapidly improving, and understanding how MySQL works internally and its configuration settings will result in major improvements. In this technical webcast, MySQL Performance Architect Dimitri Kravtchuk will provide MySQL and InnoDB performance tuning best practices, and explain the main performance improvements achieved in MySQL 5.5, 5.6, and the version 5.7 development milestone releases.
Register for the webcast.

MySQL Replication: What’s New in MySQL 5.7 and Beyond

Tuesday, November 25, 9 a.m. PT
Continuing in the footsteps of its predecessor, MySQL 5.7 is set to be a groundbreaking release. In this webcast, the engineers behind the product provide insights into what’s new for MySQL replication in the latest 5.7 DMR and review the early access features available via labs.mysql.com, including better semisynchronous replication, an enhanced multithreaded slave, improved monitoring with performance schema tables, and many more.
Register for the webcast.

View all the upcoming MySQL webcasts.

Back to Top



Latest Developments in Provisioning, Sharding, and High Availability with MySQL Fabric

MySQL for Oracle Database Administrators

View all the MySQL on-demand webcasts.

Back to Top



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.

PECL/mysqlnd_ms Needs Updates for MySQL Group Replication

By Ulf Wendel

MySQL 5.7.5-Labs: Multisource Replication

By Ritheesh Vedire

InnoDB: Supporting Page Sizes of 32 k and 64 k

By Shaohua Wang

Monitoring MySQL from Oracle Enterprise Manager

By Matt Lord

Geohash Functions in MySQL 5.7

By Erik Frøseth

Improvements to STRICT MODE in MySQL

By Abhishek Ranjan

Experimenting with the New MySQL Data Dictionary Labs Release

By Morgan Tocker

Back to Top



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

Back to Top



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

November 7

MySQL Sessions and Booth at OpenSource India—Bangalore, India

November 7–8

MySQL Booth at Kuali Days 2014—Indianapolis, Indiana

November 10–13

MySQL Sessions at PHP[World]—Washington DC

November 10–14

MySQL Booth at Oracle Day Turkey—Istanbul, Turkey

November 11

MySQL Booth at LibreCon 2014—Bilbao, Spain

November 11–12

MySQL Sessions at db tech showcase—Tokyo, Japan

November 11–13

MySQL Sessions at MySQL, NoSQL, and Cloud Conference—Buenos Aires, Argentina

November 13–14

MySQL Session at Bulgarian Oracle User Group—Pravets, Bulgaria

November 14–16

MySQL Session at Java Community Conference Taiwan—Taipei, Taiwan

November 15

MySQL Booth at Live! 360—Orlando, Florida

November 17–21

MySQL Tech Tour: Atlanta—Atlanta, Georgia

November 18

MySQL Keynote and Sessions at DOAG 2014—Nuremberg, Germany

November 18–20

MySQL Tech Tour: Sandy—Sandy, Utah

November 20

MySQL Session and Booth at OpenSource Conference—Fukuoka, Japan

November 21–22

Find a MySQL event near you.

Find an Oracle event near you.

Back to Top



MySQL for Developers Training: 6 Languages, 16 Countries, Virtually Everywhere

Improve your skills with the authentic MySQL for Developers training course and prove your knowledge to employers by successfully completing the MySQL 5.6 Developer certification exam. The MySQL for Developers course provides five days of instructor-led training. This training can be delivered in six languages and is accessible wherever you are through live virtual training.
Check out the upcoming in-class and live virtual training courses.

Back to Top



Try MySQL Enterprise Edition

Download MySQL Community Edition

Download MySQL Cluster

Download MySQL Workbench

Download MySQL Installer for Windows

Back to Top

Please send questions or comments to newsletter_feedback_us@oracle.com.

This document is provided for information purposes only, and the contents hereof are subject to change without notice. This document is not warranted to be error-free, nor is it subject to any other warranties or conditions, whether expressed orally or implied in law, including implied warranties and conditions of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. We specifically disclaim any liability with respect to this document, and no contractual obligations are formed either directly or indirectly by this document. This document may not be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, for any purpose, without our prior written permission.

Copyright © 2014, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Intel and Intel Xeon are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation. All SPARC trademarks are used under license and are trademarks or registered trademarks of SPARC International, Inc. AMD, Opteron, the AMD logo, and the AMD Opteron logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices. UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group.

  Hardware and Software, Engineered to Work Together

Contact Us | Legal Notices and Terms of Use | Privacy

Oracle Corporation


Oracle Corporation - Worldwide Headquarters, 500 Oracle Parkway, OPL - E-mail Services, Redwood Shores, CA 94065, United States

Your privacy is important to us. You can login to your account to update your e-mail subscriptions or you can opt-out of all Oracle Marketing e-mails at any time.

Please note that opting-out of Marketing communications does not affect your receipt of important business communications related to your current relationship with Oracle such as Security Updates, Event Registration notices, Account Management and Support/Service communications.