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Happy New Year! Welcome to the Oracle Information InDepth Newsletter: MySQL Edition for January 2014. MySQL Connect 2014 will take place in San Francisco, California, from September 29 to October 2, 2014. Read more details in this edition and mark your calendar now.



Save the Date for MySQL Connect 2014

We're very pleased to announce that MySQL Connect 2014 will be held in San Francisco, California, from Monday, September 29 to Thursday, October 2. This year's conference will be even better aligned and integrated with Oracle OpenWorld, and the call for papers is expected to be open in March 2014. Mark your calendar now and start thinking about the topics you'd like to submit. We look forward to an even more exciting MySQL Connect in 2014.
Read the announcement.

MySQL Selected as the Best SQL Database by Linux Journal's Readers' Choice Award 2013

MySQL once again wins the "Best SQL Database" award in Linux Journal's Readers' Choice Awards—making it the winner four years in a row. Thank you for your votes and continued support.
Learn more about the awards.

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New General Availability Release: MySQL Connect/Net 6.8.3

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

New General Availability Release: MySQL Connector/Python 1.1.4

View the new features.
Download MySQL Connector/Python.

New Release: MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.0.4

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

New Release: MySQL Utilities 1.3.6

View the complete list of changes and new features.
Download MySQL Utilities.

New Release: MySQL Connector/J 5.1.28

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

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MySQL Cluster: The Latest Developments in Management

Thursday, January 23, 2014
9:00 a.m. PT
Get up-to-speed on the latest developments in MySQL Cluster's autoinstaller and MySQL Cluster Manager and learn how to exploit them to make management of MySQL Cluster simple, efficient, and reliable.
Register for the webcast.

MySQL Replication: Discover What's New—Italian

Tuesday, January 28, 2014
10:00 a.m. CET
Numerous new MySQL replication features are introduced in MySQL 5.6, as well as in the latest development milestone release of MySQL 5.7. These features include an 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 Watch this technical webcast to dive into the details of what's new in MySQL replication.
Register for the webcast.

Developing Windows Applications with MySQL: Part II, MySQL Connector/Net—The Fundamentals, Tips, and What's New

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
9:00 a.m. PT
Join Roberto Garcia, development lead of the MySQL Connector/Net team, for Part II of the Developing Windows Applications with MySQL webcast series. Roberto will provide an overview of MySQL Connector/Net fundamentals, best practice advice, and an in-depth look at some of the new capabilities in MySQL Connectors/Net 6.7 and 6.8.
Register for the webcast.
Watch Part I: The Basics, Tools, and Features.

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What's New in MySQL 5.7?

Automated Sharding and High Availability with MySQL Fabric

Developing Windows Applications with MySQL: Part I, the Basics, Tools, and Features

View all the MySQL on-demand webcasts.

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A Guide to MySQL Enterprise Monitor

MySQL Enterprise Monitor is a web application that is included in MySQL Enterprise Edition. It can be used during development and production to optimize, monitor, and troubleshoot MySQL databases. MySQL Enterprise Monitor not only provides a single, consolidated view into the health, security, performance, and availability of MySQL databases, it also monitors and pinpoints problem queries and offers best practice advisors. Learn how you can use MySQL Enterprise Monitor to manage and monitor your MySQL instances more efficiently and effectively.
Download the white paper.

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MySQL Facebook

Watch highlights of the MySQL Connect 2013 Keynote: MySQL at Facebook and learn how MySQL helps build the IT infrastructure at Facebook. The full-length video is also available here.

Subscribe to the MySQL YouTube channel and enjoy more tutorials and presentations.

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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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Fedora 20 Is Here: We Support It from Day One

By Yngve Svendsen

Proposal to Change MySQL Replication Defaults

By Morgan Tocker

InnoDB Supports Plugin Parser in Full-Text Index

By Shaohua Wang

A Tale of Two MySQL Upgrades

By Sheeri Cabral

Live Reconfiguration of Replication Topography in MySQL Connector/Java

By Todd Farmer

Expiring MySQL Passwords and Setting Password Strength

By Dave Stokes

A Small MySQL Optimizer Change Worth Noticing

By Arnaud Adant

Why MySQL Introduced a New Command 'CHANGE REPLICATION FILTER'

By Venkatesh Duggirala

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MySQL at Ski PHP Conference—Salt Lake City, Utah

January 17–18

Tech Tour: Performance, Scalability, and High Availability with MySQL—Utrecht, Netherlands

January 28

MySQL at FOSDEM 2014—Brussels, Belgium

February 1–2

MySQL at SunshinePHP Conference—Miami, Florida

February 6–8

MySQL at PHP UK Conference 2014—London, United Kingdom

February 21–22

MySQL at SCaLE 12x—Los Angeles, California

February 21–23

MySQL at ConFoo 2014—Montreal, Canada

February 24–28

Find a MySQL event near you

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Embedding a Database?

Learn why MySQL is an excellent choice as a low-cost embedded database. More than 3,000 independent software vendors, original equipment manufacturers, and value-added resellers choose MySQL Enterprise Edition and benefit from significant cost savings when compared to competing database such as Microsoft SQL Server. Take advantage of the MySQL training courses offered by Oracle University to get started or sharpen your skills developing MySQL applications. View the complete list of available MySQL training and certification options.

Featured Training Course: MySQL for Developers

The MySQL for Developers training course teaches developers how to plan, design, and implement applications using MySQL. Expert Oracle University instructors will teach you through practical examples, interactive instruction, and hands-on exercises using Java and PHP languages.

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