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MySQL Cluster Manager 1.2 is generally available. Learn more about MySQL Cluster Manager with the following resources.

White Paper: MySQL Cluster Manager

MySQL Cluster Manager simplifies the creation and management of MySQL Cluster by automating common management tasks. As a result, database administrators and system administrators are more productive, enabling them to focus on strategic IT initiatives and respond more quickly to changing user requirements.
Download the white paper.

Demo: Getting Started with MySQL Cluster Manager

Learn how to install, configure, and run MySQL Cluster Manager.
Watch the demo.

Evaluate MySQL Cluster Manager

Download MySQL Cluster Manager from Oracle Software Delivery Cloud. Click through the agreement, then select "MySQL Product Pack.”
Download now.

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Discover why MySQL is an ideal choice for the cloud. Access our resource kit now.

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Top 10 Reasons to Use MySQL As an Embedded Database

More than 3,000 independent software vendors and original equipment manufacturers, including 8 of the top 10 and 17 of the top 20 software vendors in the world, rely on MySQL. This white paper reviews the top 10 technical and business reasons why MySQL meets the needs of so many leading vendors and startups to power their applications, including organizations from telecommunications, security, accounting, and education.
Download the white paper.

MySQL and Hadoop: Guide to Big Data Integration

Download this guide to learn how integrating MySQL with Hadoop enables organizations to gain deeper insight into their customers, partners, and business processes, by asking questions of their data that were never previously possible.
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StayFriends Secures a Leading Position Among European Social Media Sites with MySQL

Since its founding, StayFriends has built its infrastructure on MySQL. Learn how MySQL Enterprise Edition provides the scalability that StayFriends needs to keep pace with performance requirements in the years to come.
Read the case study.

RedeHost Quadruples Backup Speed with Oracle’s MySQL Enterprise Edition

As a hosting company, RedeHost’s core business and its customer service quality depend on the availability and performance of its IT infrastructure. As the company grew, it saw the need to automate IT infrastructure management and decided to migrate to MySQL Enterprise Edition from the MySQL Community Edition version, which it had used since its founding.
Read the case study.

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Oracle’s Technology Webcast Center

Brush up on new technologies, discover the latest IT trends, learn best practices, and find out how other customers are using Oracle products to drive return on investment. Visit Oracle’s Technology Webcast Center, where you can watch more than 200 Webcasts about Oracle technologies, attend live Webcasts, and subscribe to Webcast updates you won’t want to miss.

MySQL High Availability with Distributed Replicated Block Device

Learn how to build highly available services with MySQL and distributed replicated block device (DRBD). The DRBD high-availability solution comprises a complete stack of open source software that delivers high-availability database clusters on commodity hardware, with the option of 24/7 support from Oracle.

Top 10 MySQL Tips and Mistakes for PHP Developers

MySQL and PHP are two key components in the LAMP stack, widely used by Web developers. One day you launched a Website; it gradually gained traction and now serves hundreds of times more traffic than on day one. Have you ever looked back and adjusted the MySQL configurations according to your current load? Have you ever wondered if there are secret tips you might have missed or common mistakes that you could have avoided? If you answered yes to either question, this presentation is for you.

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MySQL Performance: Linux I/O and Fusion-IO, Part 2

By Dimitri Kravtchuk

MySQL 5.6: Performance Schema—Statement Digest

By Mayank Prasad

Election 2012: Twitter Breaks Records with MySQL

By Bertrand Matthelié


By Dave Stokes


By Dave Stokes

Introducing MySQL for Excel

By Javier Treviño

Out of Resources? Check table_open_cache.

By Sheeri Cabral

Using MySQL for Excel

By Todd Farmer

Purging Old Rows with QueryScript: Three Use Cases

By Shlomi Noach

Installing MySQL Workbench in Ubuntu 12.10

By Sergio de la Cruz

InnoDB Now Works with Read-Only Media

By Todd Farmer

MySQL Performance: InnoDB vs. MyISAM in 5.6

By Dimitri Kravtchuk

How to Install MySQL 5.6 on Ubuntu 12.10 (Including Memcached Plugin)

By Falko

How to Migrate PostgreSQL Databases to MySQL Using the MySQL Workbench Migration Wizard

By Sergio de la Cruz

Supercharging PHP MySQL Applications Using the Best API

By Ulf Wendel

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MySQL Performance Schema

Mark Leith, software development senior manager, Oracle, talks about the MySQL performance schema.

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Get the Most from MySQL with MySQL Performance Tuning Training

In this four-day class, you'll learn practical, safe, highly efficient ways to optimize the performance of the MySQL database. You can take this class on demand, in a live virtual format, or in a classroom setting.

Learn to Develop MySQL Applications

If you are a database developer who wants to create applications using MySQL, the MySQL for Developers course is for you. This course covers how to plan, design, and implement applications using the MySQL database with examples in Java and PHP.

Develop Database Administration Skills with the MySQL for Database Administrators Course

The MySQL for Database Administrators course is for DBAs and other database professionals who want to install MySQL, set up replication and security, perform database backups and performance tuning, and protect MySQL databases.

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

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Join MySQL on Facebook

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Want to evaluate the advanced capabilities in MySQL Enterprise Edition? Download the MySQL Enterprise Edition trial.

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Download MySQL Cluster

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