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Welcome to the Oracle Information InDepth Newsletter: MySQL Edition for July 2013. We recently announced general availability of MySQL Cluster 7.3, which offers improvements enabling faster and simpler development of web and mobile services. Also, the content catalog for MySQL Connect has been published! Find more details on MySQL Cluster 7.3, as well as information about technical sessions, hands-on labs, and birds-of-a-feather sessions at MySQL Connect. Don’t forget to register before the early bird discount ends on August 2.



Oracle Announces the General Availability of MySQL Cluster 7.3

With the accelerated pace of innovation in web, cloud, social, and mobile services, the new generally available release of MySQL Cluster 7.3 makes it simpler and faster than ever for developers to enrich their applications by offering new node.js NoSQL interfaces, GUI-based autoinstaller, and foreign key support.
Read the press release.
Read the developer article “MySQL Cluster 7.3 GA: Increasing Developer Flexibility and Simplicity.”
Download MySQL Cluster 7.3.

Discover the MySQL Connect Content Catalog

Get ready for MySQL Connect by browsing through the conference sessions, hands-on labs, birds-of-a-feather sessions, and add-on tutorials. Check out the great content delivered by Oracle’s MySQL engineers and well-known community members and users, and start planning your trip. Haven’t registered yet? Don’t worry, the early bird registration is extended, so register by August 2 and you can still enjoy the early bird savings of US$500 off the onsite price.
View the MySQL Connect content catalog.
Register for MySQL Connect 2013.
E-mail for details about conference exhibition and sponsorship.

Virtual Developer Day: MySQL Goes to the Asia-Pacific Region

Wednesday, July 31, 10:30 a.m. IST to 2:30 p.m. IST / 1:00 p.m. SGT to 5:00 p.m. SGT
After two very successful events in the Americas and Europe, we’re bringing the popular Virtual Developer Day: MySQL to users in the Asia-Pacific region. Offering a combination of presentations and hands-on labs, this event provides essential MySQL knowledge and gives you the opportunity to practice in your own environment and sharpen your skills to develop and manage your MySQL deployment and applications.
Learn more and register for Virtual Developer Day: MySQL.

New Quick Poll: Top Three GIS-Related Features for Your MySQL Projects

Are you using GIS-related features in your new or existing MySQL projects? Tell us the top three features you are most interested in.
Take the quick poll.

MySQL is Looking for External Contributions

The MySQL team is looking for external contributions. Have you written a piece of code that would benefit everyone? Would you like to see it in the main distribution of the world’s most popular database? The process is simple and quick. We welcome community feedback in the form of code, comments, or bugs. Thank you in advance for getting involved.
Learn more about how to contribute to MySQL.

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New Release: MySQL Cluster 7.3.2

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Cluster 7.3.

New Release: MySQL Database 5.6.12

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL 5.6.

New Release: MySQL Enterprise Backup 3.8.2

View the complete list of changes.
Download or try MySQL Enterprise Backup (find it under “MySQL Database”).

Beta Release: MySQL Workbench 6.0.2

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Workbench 6.0.

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Callis Technologies Optimizes Customers’ Offerings with MySQL Cluster

Callis Technologies S.A., an Argentine company founded in 2008, specializes in developing products for advanced internet services providers. In 2008, Callis released the first version of Callis Service Manager, its personalization service platform based on open source systems. In 2012 Callis recognized the need to replace its legacy platform with a secure database for better memory scalability, and chose MySQL Cluster Carrier Grade Edition.

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Introduction to MySQL High-Availability Solutions—Russian

Wednesday, July 31
10:00 a.m. MSK
Databases are the center of today’s web and enterprise applications, storing and protecting an organization’s most valuable assets and supporting business-critical applications. Just minutes of downtime can result in dissatisfied customers and significant loss of revenue. Ensuring database high availability is therefore a top priority for any organization. Attend this session to learn more about delivering high availability for MySQL-based services.
Register for the webcast.

View all the upcoming MySQL webcasts.

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MySQL Cluster 7.3 for ISVs and OEMs: Developer Agility Plus Extreme Performance, Availability, and Affordability

Focus on MySQL Utilities

What’s New in MySQL Cluster 7.3

From MyISAM to InnoDB: Why and How

MySQL 5.6 Performance Tuning—French

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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Foreign Keys in MySQL Cluster

By Andrew Morgan

Vote for Bugs That Impact You

By Sveta Smirnova

Eliminating Duplicate Users in MySQL

By Baron Schwartz

MySQL Workbench 6.0: What’s New

By Alfredo Kojima

How-to: Database Migration from Sybase SQLAnywhere Using MySQL Workbench

By Sergio de la Cruz

MySQL Enterprise Backup 3.8.2—Overview

By Priya Jayakumar

MySQL Cluster and Node.JS

By John David Duncan

Enabling MySQL Multisource Replication Workflows with Global Transaction Identifiers

By Luís Soares

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MySQL at Oracle OpenWorld Shanghai—Shanghai, China

July 22—25, 2013

MySQL at OSCON—Portland, Oregon

July 22—26, 2013

MySQL at Froscon 8—St. Augustin, Germany

August 24—25, 2013

MySQL Tech Tour for Software and Hardware Vendors: Improving Your Products with New MySQL Features and Faster Performance—Istanbul, Turkey

August 28, 2013

How to Improve Efficiency and Reduce TCO with a Professional LAMP Stack—Frankfurt, Germany

September 03, 2013

MySQL at PHP UnConference—Hamburg, Germany

September 21—22, 2013

MySQL Connect—San Francisco, California

September 21—23, 2013

MySQL at Oracle OpenWorld—San Francisco, California

September 22—26, 2013

MySQL at DrupalCon Prague—Prague, Czech Republic

September 23—27, 2013

Find a MySQL event near you

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Become an Expert MySQL DBA: Available Across Five Continents

You can take Oracle's MySQL Database Administrator training in five continents. In this five-day, live, instructor-led course, you’ll learn to install and optimize the MySQL server, set up replication and security, perform database backups and performance tuning, and protect MySQL databases. Find out the upcoming courses scheduled for your continent.

Beginning on MySQL 5.6? Take the New MySQL for Beginners Training

The MySQL for Beginners training course is a great way to learn about the world's most popular open source database. During this four-day course, expert instructors will teach you new features in MySQL 5.6 and the latest tools while helping you develop deeper knowledge about using relational databases. Look for an upcoming class near you.

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MySQL Consulting Services

MySQL consulting can help you deliver better results from IT investments—increasing operational efficiencies, driving down costs, and securing vital data. Whether your business is looking for a remote DBA, high performance and availability, or improved operational efficiency, MySQL consulting can help.

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