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Welcome to the Oracle Information InDepth Newsletter: MySQL Edition for October 2013. During the opening keynote at MySQL Connect on September 21, Oracle announced the latest development milestone release for MySQL 5.7, along with general availability of MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.0. In this edition, learn more about the new features as well as read the highlights from MySQL Connect 2013.


Improved Manageability, Scalability, and Record Performance in the Latest MySQL 5.7 Development Milestone Release

The MySQL 5.7 development milestone release (DMR) 2 further extends performance, reliability, scalability, and manageability, allowing developers and database administrators to build modern web, cloud-based, and embedded applications capable of processing ever-increasing volumes of data.
View the press release.
Read the blog “MySQL Performance: Reaching 500K Queries per Second with MySQL 5.7.”
Read the blog “MySQL 5.7 Performance Improvements in InnoDB.”
Read the blog “MySQL 5.7.2 DMR and Labs—New Replication Features.”
Read the blog “MySQL 5.7: Introducing the Performance Schema Tables to Monitor Replication.”
Download the MySQL 5.7 DMR.

Oracle Announces New Release of MySQL Enterprise Monitor

MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.0, part of MySQL Enterprise Edition, features improved manageability while delivering new real-time monitoring and alerts capabilities, visual analysis tools, and better remote monitoring of MySQL databases in the cloud.
View the press release.
Register for the on-demand webcast, “MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.0: Real-Time Performance and Availability Monitoring.”
Download or try MySQL Enterprise Monitor.

MySQL Connect 2013: Keynotes, Videos, and Presentation Slides Available

MySQL Connect took place from September 21 to 23 in San Francisco. Hundreds of MySQL community members, users, and experts gathered with Oracle’s MySQL engineers to learn and share the latest and greatest in the MySQL ecosystem. If you missed the event or want to review the keynotes, the videos are available on demand. You can also check out the content catalog for presentation slides.
Watch MySQL Connect keynotes and highlights.
View session slides in the content catalog.

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DMR: MySQL Database 5.7.2

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Database 5.7.

New Release: MySQL Database 5.6.14

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Database 5.6.
Read the blog “MySQL 5.6.14 Community Release Notes.”

New Release: MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.0

View the complete list of changes and new features.
Download MySQL Enterprise Monitor (customer login required).

New Release: MySQL Enterprise Backup 3.9

View the complete list of changes and new features.
Download MySQL Enterprise Backup (customer login required).

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Big Data at Work Webcast Featuring Cloudera: Your Data Warehouse and Hadoop

Wednesday, October 16
10:00 a.m. PT
Join us for this informative webcast to discover how to integrate Hadoop and your data warehouse so each complements and extends the value of the other.
Register for the webcast.

Upgrading Your Products to MySQL 5.6: Best Practices for Embedding MySQL

Thursday, October 31
9:00 a.m. PT
MySQL 5.6 is the best MySQL release ever. If you’re upgrading your product from an earlier MySQL version to MySQL 5.6, or wondering if you should, this webcast is for you. MySQL Technical Consultant Bill Papp will show you how to streamline your upgrade and share best practices. Bill is a MySQL expert with deep experience working with software and hardware vendors distributing MySQL with their products.
Register for the webcast.

View all the upcoming MySQL webcasts.

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MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.0: Real-Time Performance and Availability Monitoring

MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.0: Real-Time Performance and Availability Monitoring—Japanese

View all the MySQL on-demand webcasts.

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PlanetMySQL 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.
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Group Commit Is Good in MySQL 5.6 and MySQL 5.7

By Mark Callaghan

MySQL Fabric Support in Connector/Python

By Geert Vanderkelen

MySQL Fabric—Sharding—Migrating from an Unsharded to a Sharded Setup

By Narayanan Venkateswaran

Feature Preview: MySQL Multisource Replication

By Rith Vedire

MySQL 5.7.2 and LinkBench—InnoDB Is Getting Better

By Mark Callaghan

InnoDB Temporary Tables Just Got Faster in MySQL 5.7

By Krunal Bauskar

How to Do an Upsert in MySQL

By Ike Walker

MySQL 5.7: Introducing the Performance Schema Tables to Monitor Replication

By Shivji Kumar Jha

MySQL 5.7 Improves CPU Scaling Further

By Mikael Ronström

Improvements of Scalability in MySQL Cluster 7.3

By Mikael Ronström

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MySQL Tech Tour: Performance, Scalability, and High Availability with MySQL—München, Germany

October 15

MySQL Tech Tour: Improving Your Products and Applications with New Features for Faster Performance and Improved Availability—Moscow, Russia

October 16

Lunch and Learn: MySQL in Professional Environments—Stuttgart, Germany

October 16

Lunch and Learn: MySQL in Professional Environments—Dreieich, Germany

October 17

Mini Seminar: MySQL Monitoring and Performance Schema—Trondheim, Norway

October 17

MySQL at GITEX 2013

October 20—24

Lunch and Learn: MySQL in Professional Environments—Berlin, Germany

October 22

Lunch and Learn: MySQL in Professional Environments—Düsseldorf, Germany

October 23

Lunch and Learn: MySQL in Professional Environments—Hamburg, Germany

October 24

MySQL at NoSQL Search Roadshow—Amsterdam, The Netherlands

October 31

Tech Tour: Performance, Scalability, and High Availability with MySQL—Cape Town, South Africa

November 5

Tech Tour: Performance, Scalability, and High Availability with MySQL—Barcelona, Spain

November 7

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

November 15

Tech Tour: Performance, Scalability, and High Availability with MySQL—London, UK

November 19

MySQL at NoSQL Search Roadshow—London, UK

November 20

Tech Tour: Performance, Scalability, and High Availability with MySQL—Ballerup, Denmark

November 21

MySQL at Forum PHP Paris 2013—Paris, France

November 21—22

Find a MySQL event near you.

Find an Oracle event near you.

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MySQL for Database Administrators

Take advantage of the instructor-led training event on October 14 in Belmont, California and gain valuable hands-on experience. In this class you will learn how to install and optimize the MySQL server, set up replication and security, perform database backups and performance tuning, and protect MySQL databases. View course description and schedules here.

MySQL Curriculum Video

Take a few minutes to see additional MySQL offerings available from Oracle University.

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Try MySQL Enterprise Edition

Download MySQL Community Edition

Download MySQL Cluster

Download MySQL Workbench

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