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Welcome to the Oracle Information InDepth Newsletter: MySQL Edition. A MySQL newsletter special edition is issued each quarter, highlighting information on topics most relevant to MySQL DBAs and developers. This edition is focused on MySQL High Availability.
SPOTLIGHT
MySQL Connect: Register Now and Save US$500
September 29–30, Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Join us for keynotes including Oracle Chief Corporate Architect Edward Screven, and Vice President of MySQL Engineering Tomas Ulin. Choose from more than 60 breakout sessions, including a high-availability track, as well as hands-on labs, and birds-of-a-feather sessions about MySQL. Learn about new features and roadmaps. Network with the MySQL community and with MySQL partners in the exhibition hall. And get all your questions answered by the engineers developing and supporting the MySQL products. This is a unique opportunity that you do not want to miss. Register now and save US$500 with an early bird rate until July 13.
Register for MySQL Connect.
Learn more.

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UPCOMING WEBCASTS
MySQL Cluster: NoSQL Java API
Thursday, June 21
9:00 a.m. PT

What’s New in MySQL Connectors/.NET 6.5 and 6.4
Thursday, June 28
9:00 a.m. PT

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FEATURED VIDEO
MySQL Cluster

MySQL Cluster


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WHITE PAPERS
Guide to MySQL High Availability Solutions
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 significant lost revenue and dissatisfied customers. Ensuring database high availability is a top priority for any organization.
This white paper covers
  • The causes and impact of downtime
  • Methodologies to map applications to high-availability solutions
  • MySQL high availability solutions
  • Operational best practices to ensure business continuity
Download the white paper.

MySQL Cluster 7.2 New Features
Designed to deliver 99.999 percent availability, MySQL Cluster 7.2 includes a range of new features to scale application services, such as
  • Adaptive Query Localization for scaling distributed JOIN operations across shards
  • The memcached API that allows additional NoSQL key-value access to the cluster for schema and schemaless data storage
  • Enhancements to cross-data center scalability
  • Virtualization support for on-premise and cloud deployments
  • Many additional features to enhance per node scalability and ease of use
Download the white paper

Guide to Scaling Web Databases with MySQL Cluster
This guide explores the technology that enables MySQL Cluster to deliver Web-scale performance with carrier-grade availability, and provides the resources to get you started building your next successful Web service.
Download the white paper.

Oracle VM Template for MySQL Enterprise Edition
As organizations increasingly deliver Web-based services, and as independent software vendors offer more SaaS and on-demand versions of their software, the challenges of a rapidly expanding data center grow: increased operating costs, inefficient resource utilization, and an appetite for real estate. Many are turning to virtualization technologies to provide solutions to these challenges, and enable a cloud infrastructure. The Oracle VM Template for MySQL Enterprise Edition has been engineered to address these challenges, helping users rapidly and safely deploy and manage Web and cloud-based MySQL applications.
Download the white paper.

Delivering High Availability with MySQL on Windows
Following the certification and support of MySQL with Microsoft Windows Server Failover Clustering (WSFC), organizations can now safely deploy business-critical applications that demand high levels of availability, powered by the MySQL database. This white paper covers how WSFC with MySQL reduces downtime and guards against data loss. The paper also steps the user through the processes necessary to configure, provision, and run MySQL on a Windows Server 2008 R2 cluster.
Download the white paper.

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ON DEMAND WEBCASTS
MySQL 5.6 Replication—For the Next Generation of Web and Cloud Services
View this session to learn how the new replication features in the MySQL 5.6 development milestone release enable developers and DBAs to build next-generation Web and cloud services. MySQL 5.6 delivers new replication capabilities including
  • High availability with global transaction identifiers, failover utilities, and crash safe slaves and binlog
  • High performance with multithreaded slaves and optimized row-based replication
  • Data integrity with replication event checksums
  • Dev/ops agility with new replication utilities, time-delayed replication, and more

What's New in MySQL Cluster 7.2
Attend this Webcast to learn what's new in MySQL Cluster 7.2, which can support more than 1 billion queries per minute. Discover how it enables the latest generation of Web and telecom applications to take advantage of high write scalability, SQL and NoSQL interfaces, and 99.999 percent availability.
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DEVELOPER ARTICLES
MySQL 5.6 Replication—Enabling the Next Generation of Web and Cloud Services
MySQL Cluster 7.2 GA Released, Delivers 1 Billion Queries per Minute
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BLOGS
MySQL Cluster 7.3 Labs Release—Foreign Keys Are In!
By Mat Keep
MySQL Cluster 7.2: Over 8x Higher Performance than MySQL Cluster 7.1
By Mat Keep
Configuring MySQL Cluster Data Nodes
By Mat Keep
Global Transaction Identifiers
By Luis Soares
High Availability Utilities for MySQL Replication
By Charles Bell
MySQL 5.6 Replication: FAQ
By Mat Keep
New Replication, Optimizer and High-Availability Features in MySQL 5.6.5
By Rob young
Benchmarking MySQL Replication with Multithreaded Slaves
By Mat Keep
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PODCASTS
MySQL Replication Global Transaction Identifiers and High-Availability Utilities
Luis Soares, engineering manager of MySQL replication, discusses the new global transaction identifiers (GTIDs) that are part of the latest MySQL 5.6 Development Milestone Release. Also hear Chuck Bell, senior software developer, discuss how the new MySQL high-availability utilities use GTIDs to create a self-healing replication topology.
MySQL Cluster, and NoSQL
Mat Keep and Bernd Ocklin discuss what's new in MySQL Cluster 7.2, including impressive performance improvements, new NoSQL access via memcached, cross-data center scalability, and more.
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MySQL SERVICES
The following courses provide training on MySQL high availability solutions.

MySQL High Availability
Learn about the tools required to choose the appropriate high availability solution and how to implement a system with the correct design.
MySQL Cluster
Learn to properly install, configure, and manage the cluster nodes to ensure high availability, and better understand the internals of the cluster.
The following consulting services are focused on MySQL high availability solutions.

High Availability Jumpstart
Analyze your scale-out and high-availability database requirements, identify potential issues and limitations, install and configure MySQL, and configure MySQL to work with high-availability technologies.
MySQL Cluster Jumpstart
Analyze your current database infrastructure; analyze your high-availability database requirements; identify potential issues and limitations; help install, configure, and administer MySQL Cluster; migrate sample data to MySQL Cluster; and benchmark and load test against sample queries.
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UPCOMING EVENTS
Find a MySQL event near you
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STAY IN TOUCH
Receive the latest MySQL updates and interact with the MySQL community.

Read Oracle's MySQL Blog

Listen to Oracle’s Meet the MySQL Experts Podcast

Join MySQL on Facebook

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DOWNLOADS
Want to evaluate the advanced capabilities in MySQL Enterprise Edition? Download the MySQL Enterprise Edition trial.

Download MySQL Community Edition

Download MySQL Cluster

Download MySQL Workbench
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