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Welcome to the Oracle Information InDepth Newsletter: MySQL Edition for May 2012. MySQL Innovation Day will be held on June 5 at Oracle Conference Center in Redwood Shores, California. If you can’t attend in person, don’t worry. We’ll stream morning keynote and sessions, so save the date and join us on site or via live Webcast.
Oracle MySQL Innovation Day—Redwood Shores, California
Tuesday, June 5
Join us for MySQL Innovation Day to gain technical innovation and insight into MySQL. Get a snapshot of the latest MySQL development during the general session, and then in lightning talks preview the new MySQL features that enable the next-generation applications.
Register for the event or live Webcast.

MySQL Connect—Register Now and Save US$500
September 29–30, Hilton San Francisco Union Square
MySQL Connect will be jam-packed with technical sessions, hands-on labs, and birds of a feather (BOF) sessions delivered by MySQL community members, users, customers, and MySQL engineers from Oracle. This two-day conference is a unique opportunity to learn about the latest MySQL features, discuss product roadmaps, and connect directly with the engineers behind the latest MySQL code. Register now and save US$500 with early bird rate until July 13.
Register for MySQL Connect.
Learn more.

New Podcast: MySQL Thread Pool
In the latest episode of the “Meet the MySQL Experts” podcast series, Mikael Ronstrom, senior MySQL architect, explains how the MySQL Thread Pool included in MySQL Enterprise Edition improves MySQL scalability.
Listen to the podcast.

MySQL Tweets in German and French
Want to receive updates or reminders for upcoming MySQL activities in Germany and France, in the languages you’re familiar with? Choose one of the localized MySQL pages to follow.
Follow the MySQL Twitter page in German.
Follow the MySQL Twitter page in French.

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New Release of MySQL Enterprise Monitor 2.3.10 Is Generally Available
View the complete list of changes.
Download or try MySQL Enterprise Monitor (log in and select MySQL).

New Release of MySQL Community Edition 5.5.24 Is Generally Available
View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Community Edition 5.5.24.

New Release of MySQL Connectors/Net 6.3.9 Is Generally Available
View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Connectors/Net.

New Release of MySQL Connectors/ Open Database Connectivity 5.1.11 Is Generally Available
Download MySQL Connectors/ Open Database Connectivity.
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MySQL Cluster

MySQL Cluster

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MySQL Enterprise Backup and Symantec NetBackup
Included in MySQL Enterprise Edition, MySQL Enterprise Backup reduces the risk of data loss by delivering online hot backups of your databases. It can interface with media management software such as Symantec NetBackup, Oracle Secure Backup, or IBM Tivoli Storage Manager to execute backup and restore operations via a system-backup-to-tape interface. This white paper focuses on Symantec NetBackup and provides detailed setup procedures, configuration instructions, and troubleshooting for users who want to use Symantec NetBackup with MySQL Enterprise Backup.
Download this white paper.

Guide to Optimizing Performance of a MySQL Cluster Database
This paper explores how to tune and optimize a MySQL Cluster database to handle diverse workload requirements. It covers data access patterns and building distribution awareness into applications, as well as exploring schema and query optimization, tuning of parameters, and getting the best out of the latest innovations in hardware design.
Download this white paper.

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Effectively Deploy New MySQL Applications on Windows—Italian
Thursday, May 24
10:00 CET

Effectively Deploy New MySQL Applications on Windows—Portuguese
Thursday, May 24
15:00 BRT

MySQL Replication: Technology Updates with Tips and Tricks—English/APAC
Thursday, May 24
13:00 Singapore/Maylasia/Phillipines Time

MySQL Replication: Technology Updates with Tips and Tricks—Japanese
Tuesday, May 29
17:00 JST

Oracle MySQL Innovation Day
Join us for the Oracle MySQL Innovation Day live Webcast to gain technical innovation and insight into MySQL. Get a sneak peak of what’s new and what’s coming from leading Oracle MySQL engineers, and benefit from the experience of MySQL experts in the industry as they share their success stories and lessons learned.
Register for this Webcast.
Tuesday, June 5
9:00 a.m. PT

Getting the Best MySQL Performance in Your Products: Part I, the Basics
Oracle MySQL consultant and performance expert Alexander Rubin steps through the basics of architecting your product's MySQL embedded or bundled database for higher performance. Rubin reviews the first steps to take when designing your product’s database for high performance as well as shows you how to spot and quickly resolve the most common performance bottlenecks.
Register for this Webcast.
Thursday, June 7
9:00 a.m. PT

Watch More Live MySQL Webcasts
More free MySQL Webcasts are scheduled and added between each newsletter edition, so visit our Website frequently for the most updated information.
View the full list of live Webcasts.

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MySQL Utilities: Time-Saving Scripts for DBAs
Real-Time Heterogeneous MySQL Replication Using Oracle GoldenGate
MySQL Within MySQL: Connector/J Tips from Mark Matthews
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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 MySQL, including technical tips and best practices.
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Performance Improvements for Big INFORMATION_SCHEMA Tables
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Implementing mysqldump –ignore-database
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SELF 2012 Preliminary Schedule
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Mapping Memcache Sequence Values to MySQL Cluster Columns
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Scale with MySQL—Berlin, Germany
Tuesday, May 22

MySQL-Based High-Availability Solutions—München, Germany
Wednesday, May 23

MySQL-Based High-Availability Solutions—Baden-Dättwil, Switzerland
Thursday, May 24

Oracle MySQL Innovation Day—Redwood Shores, California
June 5

MySQL at SouthEast LinuxFest—Charlotte, North Carolina
June 8 – 10

MySQL at Microsoft TechEd North America 2012—Orlando, Florida
June 11 – 14

MySQL Connect—San Francisco, California
September 29 – 30

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New Training-on-Demand Course: MySQL for Database Administrators
Why wait for a scheduled class? Get the training you need today. Plus, you can pause, fast forward, rewind, and search the topics you want to learn.
Watch a free preview of the MySQL for Database Administrators training course.

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