Oracle Information InDepth

MySQL Edition

MySQL

This Edition’s Content

November 2013

News

Product Releases

Live Webcasts

On Demand Webcasts

Blogosphere


Stay in Touch

Events

Featured Training Courses

Downloads

Subscribe Forward

Stay Connected

Oracle Blog Podcast Oracle on Twitter Oracle on Facebook Oracle on Youtube

Contact Oracle

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

Welcome to the Oracle Information InDepth Newsletter: MySQL Edition, November 2013. Oracle announced the availability of Yum repositories for MySQL, making MySQL 5.6 more easily accessible to more users. Also announced were new MySQL 5.6 certification paths. You can participate in the beta program now until December 21, 2013 to receive your certification at a lower price. Read more details and certification preparation tips in this edition.

NEWS

 

Announcing New Yum Repositories for MySQL

The MySQL engineering team at Oracle is excited to announce availability of Yum repositories for MySQL, making new releases of MySQL Database and related products easily accessible using Yum.
Read the announcement.


Oracle Launches New MySQL 5.6 Certifications

Oracle announced the release of new MySQL 5.6 certification paths. These new Oracle Certified Professional credentials raise the bar for MySQL Certified Developers and Database Administrators. The focus is on the practitioner rather than on rote memorization. These exams are currently in beta phase, and you can get a full-fledged certification at a reduced price until December 21, 2013. Oracle also announced the retirement of the existing MySQL exams and certification paths.
Read the announcement “Oracle Launches New MySQL 5.6 Certifications; Older MySQL Exams to Retire.”
Read the blog entry “Get MySQL 5.6 Certified at a Much-Reduced Price.”
Read the blog entry “Exam Cram: Preparing for the MySQL 5.6 Certification Exams.”
Read the blog entry “MySQL Certification Study—DBA Topics.”
Read the blog entry “MySQL Certification Study: Write a Basic .NET Application That Uses MySQL.”


Quick Poll: Operating System for Your Production MySQL Applications

Take the quick poll and let us know the operating system(s) you deploy your production MySQL applications on.

Back to Top
 

PRODUCT RELEASES

 

New Release: MySQL for Excel 1.1.3

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


New Release: MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.0.3

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


New Release: MySQL Connector/C 6.1.2

View the complete list of changes and new features.
Download MySQL Connector/C.


New Release: MySQL Connector/J 5.1.27

View the complete list of changes and new features.
Download MySQL Connector/J.

Back to Top
 

LIVE WEBCASTS

 

Lower Product Risk and Costs with MySQL Enterprise Monitor—for Software and Hardware Vendors

Thursday, November 21
9:00 a.m. PT
If you thought the new MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.0 was just for use with Web, enterprise, and SaaS applications, think again. It’s also great for software and appliance product testing and tuning, support, and value-added service offerings. Join this technical webcast and learn how you can use MySQL Enterprise Monitor with your products.
Register for the webcast.


MySQL Replication: Discover What’s New

Friday, November 22
10:00 a.m. CET
Numerous new MySQL replication features are introduced in MySQL 5.6, as well as in the recently announced second development milestone release of MySQL 5.7, including optimized multithreaded slave, better consistency with semisynchronous replication, and improved monitoring with new performance schema tables. Plus, early access to multisource replication is now available at labs.mysql.com. Watch this technical webcast to dive into the details of what’s new in MySQL replication.
Register for the webcast.


View all the upcoming MySQL webcasts.

Back to Top
 

ON DEMAND WEBCASTS

 

Updating Your Products to MySQL 5.6: Best Practices for Software and Hardware Vendors


Using MySQL on Windows—Spanish


View all the MySQL on-demand webcasts.

Back to Top
 

BLOGOSPHERE

 

PlanetMySQL

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.
Visit the blog.
Submit your blog feed.


OurSQL Episode 161: The Sharpest Tool on the Bench—MySQL Workbench

By Gerry Narvaja and Sheeri Cabral


Making Full Table Scan 10x Faster in InnoDB

By Yoshinori Matsunobu


Multimaster Support in MySQL Connector/Java

By Todd Farmer


A Closer Look at Online DDL in MySQL 5.6

By Morgan Tocker


MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.0: Getting Started

By Keith Hollman


FAQ: InnoDB Extended Secondary Keys

By Jørgen Løland


Announcing: New Forum for MySQL Connector/Arduino!

By Chuck Bell


MySQL Fabric: High-Availability Groups

By Mats Kindahl


My Favorite Hidden MySQL Documentation Page

By Todd Farmer


MySQL 5.7: SQL Functions for JSON

By Ulf Wendel

Back to Top
 

STAY IN TOUCH

 

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

Read Oracle's MySQL Blog

Join MySQL on Facebook

Follow MySQL on Twitter

Listen to MySQL Podcasts

Subscribe to the MySQL YouTube Channel

Back to Top
 

EVENTS

 

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


Tech Tour: Performance, Scalability, and High Availability with MySQL—Paris, France

December 5


Find a MySQL event near you


Find an Oracle event near you

Back to Top
 

FEATURED TRAINING COURSES

 

MySQL for Developers

The recently released MySQL for Developers course covers everything a developer needs to know when planning, designing, and implementing applications using MySQL. Learn through realistic examples using languages such as Java and PHP.


MySQL Training on Demand Courses

Take advantage of Oracle University's zero-travel MySQL learning options. Our training on demand courses offer the flexibility you need and allow your organization to train more staff more frequently with consistency. Check out the featured MySQL training on demand courses: MySQL for Beginners, MySQL for Database Administrators, and MySQL Performance Tuning.

Back to Top
 

DOWNLOADS

 

Try MySQL Enterprise Edition

Download MySQL Community Edition

Download MySQL Cluster

Download MySQL Workbench

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 © 2013, 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

NSL100245426

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.