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Welcome to the Oracle Information InDepth Newsletter: MySQL Edition for April 2012. We’re excited to announce that the MySQL Connect conference will be held on September 29–30 in San Francisco. Learn more details below and mark your calendar now!
NEWS
MySQL Connect Conference—Call for Papers Open on April 16
September 29–30
Further demonstrating its investment in MySQL, Oracle will hold the MySQL Connect conference on September 29 and 30 in San Francisco. The event is a unique opportunity to learn about the latest MySQL features, and it 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. Registration and the call for papers will open on April 16. Save the date now.
Read the press release.

MySQL 5.6 Replication—Enabling the Next Generation of Web and Cloud Services
The new MySQL 5.6.5 Development Milestone Release introduces a highly anticipated feature— Global Transaction Identifiers (GTIDs) for MySQL replication. GTIDs make it simple to track and compare replication progress between the master and slave servers. This enables much simpler recovery from failures of the master, while also introducing great flexibility in the provisioning and on-going management of multitier or ring (circular) replication topologies.
Read the article.

MySQL Connectors/Net 6.5.4 Is Generally Available
MySQL Connectors/Net 6.5.4 is now generally available. This is the first production-ready version of the 6.5 connector. MySQL Connectors/Net is an all-managed .NET driver for MySQL and the best solution for your MySQL and .NET data access needs.
View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Connectors/NET 6.5.4 now.
Learn more.

New MySQL Quick Poll
Take the latest quick poll and rank your top new feature requests for MySQL Connectors/Net 6.6. Take the quick poll.

Event: OTN Developer Day: MySQL—New York
Wednesday, May 2
The MySQL Developer Day is a one-stop shop for you to learn all the essential MySQL skills. In this free, one-day seminar, you will learn everything you need to know to successfully design, develop, and manage MySQL databases. You’ll also learn the guidelines and best practices for performance tuning and scalability.
Register for the event.

Event: MySQL Innovation Day—Redwood Shores, California
Tuesday, June 5
Attend the 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 participate in the lightning talks to preview the new MySQL features that enable next-generation applications.
Register for the event.

New Oracle ACE for MySQL
Congratulations to Ligaya Turmelle for becoming the most recent Oracle ACE for MySQL.
Learn more.


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PRODUCT RELEASES
New Release of MySQL Community Edition 5.5.22—Generally Available
View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Community Edition 5.5.22 now.

New Release of MySQL Community Edition 5.1.62—Generally Available
View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Community Edition 5.1.62 now.

New Release of MySQL Enterprise Backup 3.7.1—Generally Available
View the complete list of changes.
Learn more.

New Release of MySQL Cluster 7.2.5—Generally Available
View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Cluster 7.2.5 now.

New Release of MySQL Workbench 5.2.39—Generally Available
View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Workbench 5.2.39 now.


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FEATURED VIDEO
Monitor MySQL Servers

Monitor MySQL Servers


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WHITE PAPERS
MySQL: An Ideal Choice for the Cloud
Organizations of all sizes are increasingly relying on cloud computing. In this white paper, learn what makes MySQL an ideal choice for cloud-based database deployments, and why the leading Web database has already become ubiquitous in the cloud.
Download the white paper.

Spotlight on: MySQL Enterprise Edition Oracle Certifications
This document presents all Oracle products certified with MySQL Enterprise Edition. MySQL Enterprise Edition Oracle Certifications makes it easier, faster, and safer to deploy and manage MySQL-based applications.
Download the white paper.


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LIVE WEBCASTS
MySQL Utilities: Time Saving Scripts for DBAs
Tuesday, April 24
9:00 a.m. PT
Managing a MySQL database server can become a full-time job. On many occasions, one MySQL DBA manages multiple MySQL servers. Tools that bundle a set of related tasks into a common utility can be a big time saver, allowing you spend more time improving performance and less time executing repeating tasks. In this live Webcast, you will learn about the major utilities and see a comparison of their capabilities. Then attendees will dive into the new MySQL Utilities library and examine each utility in depth.
Register for the Webcast.

Real-Time Heterogeneous MySQL Replication Using Oracle GoldenGate
Thursday, April 26
9:00 a.m. PT
Oracle GoldenGate 11g is a high-performance software application for real-time transactional change data capture, transformation, and delivery, offering log-based bidirectional data replication. View this Webcast to learn how Oracle GoldenGate 11g with MySQL enables you to capture and deliver real-time change data to big data platforms, data warehouses, operational data stores, reporting systems, and other online transaction processing (OLTP) databases with minimal performance impact.
Register for the Webcast.

Optimizing MySQL for Java-based Products (Spanish)
Thursday, April 26
9:00 a.m. CT

Effectively Deploy New MySQL Applications on Windows (German)
Thursday, April 19
10:00 a.m. CET

Building High-Performance and High-Traffic PHP Applications with MySQL—The Fundamentals (English/APAC)
Wednesday, April 25
10:30 Mumbai Time / 13:00 Singapore Time / 16:00 Sydney Time

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


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PODCASTS
MySQL Performance
Dimitri Kravtchuk talks about MySQL performance, including improvements made over the past few years such as MySQL 5.5, MySQL enterprise scalability, the new MySQL 5.6 features improving performance, and more.
Listen to the podcast.


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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.

Read a recent post:

MySQL 5.6.5 DMR: Global Transaction Identifiers
by Luis Soares

New MySQL Utilities for Automatic Failover and Switchover
by Chuck Bell

Up to 5x Higher Replication Performance with Multi-Threaded Slaves
by Mat Keep

MySQL 5.6 DMR Global Transaction Identifier and PECL/mysqlnd_ms for Session Consistency
by Ulf Wendel

MySQL.com Goes HTML5 Video
by Markus Popp

The CAP Theorem and MySQL Cluster
by Frazer Clement

Why You Should Care About IPv6 in MySQL
by Daniël van Eeden

New Use Cases for MySQL Cluster
by Mat Keep

InnoDB Data Flush and Write for Dummies
by Marco Tusa

Does InnoDB Data Compression Help with Short Disk Space?
by Oli Sennhauser

Index Condition Pushdown to the Rescue
by Jørgen Løland

MySQL Cluster Quick Start Script
by Todd Farmer

Why Should I Consider Memcached Plugin for InnoDB?
by Mario Beck

How Does MySQL Hide the Command Line Password in PS?
by Erik Ljungstrom

MySQL Enterprise Backup (MEB) Successfully Integrated with IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) via System Backup to Tape (SBT) Interface
by Sveta Smirnova

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STAY IN TOUCH
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EVENT
Scale with MySQL—London, U.K.
Wednesday, April 25
MySQL at Collaborate 2012—Las Vegas, Nevada
April 22–26
MySQL Enterprise Workshop—Düsseldorf, Germany
Tuesday, May 8
High Availability Solutions for MySQL—Helsinki, Finland
Thursday, May 10
MySQL at Ubuntu Developer Summit—Oakland, California
May 7–11
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
MySQL at SouthEast LinuxFest—Charlotte, North Carolina
June 8–10
MySQL at Microsoft TechEd North America 2012—Orlando, Florida
June 11–14
Find a MySQL event near you
Find an Oracle event near you

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TRAINING
The following MySQL training courses have been recently updated by Oracle University.

MySQL for Beginners
New or existing users of MySQL can learn the basics for becoming a successful MySQL DBA or developer.
MySQL for Database Administrators
This is the cornerstone course for MySQL DBAs. Learn to perform tasks such as configuring server and clients, securing data, doing backup and recovery.
MySQL Performance Tuning
Learn to optimize your MySQL database with monitoring, benchmarking, and tuning tools.

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DOWNLOADS
Download MySQL Community Edition

Download MySQL Cluster
Download MySQL Workbench
MySQL Enterprise Edition Trial
Want to evaluate the advanced capabilities in the MySQL Enterprise Edition? Download the MySQL Enterprise Edition trial.

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