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May 2014

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Welcome to the MySQL Newsletter for May 2014. To bring more consistency and visibility to the technology- and solution-focused programs at Oracle OpenWorld, MySQL Connect is renamed MySQL Central @ OpenWorld. Registration is now open—you can get early bird savings with US$500 off the onsite price until July 18. Register now and take advantage of the exclusive opportunity to hear directly from Oracle's MySQL engineers and learn from your fellow MySQL users in the community.

NEWS

 

Join Us at MySQL Central @ OpenWorld 2014

MySQL Central @ OpenWorld 2014 is being held September 29 to October 2 in San Francisco, California. It offers you the opportunity to hear directly from Oracle's MySQL engineers about the latest MySQL features, enhancements, and plans. Best practice sessions by MySQL customers, community members, and partners will help you understand how to make the most of MySQL. Register before July 18 to enjoy the early bird savings of US$500.
Register for Oracle OpenWorld 2014.
Learn more about the name change to MySQL Central @ OpenWorld.


Dr. Dobb's: NoSQL with MySQL

Oracle has implemented NoSQL interfaces to MySQL Database and MySQL Cluster. They bypass the SQL layer completely. Without SQL parsing and optimization, data can be written directly to MySQL tables up to 9x faster, while maintaining atomicity, consistency, isolation, durability (ACID) guarantees. Moreover, users can still run complex SQL queries across the same data set. This article examines how to implement NoSQL with MySQL 5.6, and gives a quick overview of how NoSQL is implemented in MySQL Cluster.
Read the article.


Spotlight: MySQL and Oracle Linux

Oracle Linux delivers extreme performance, advanced scalability, and reliability for enterprise applications and systems, along with worldwide, enterprise-class, low-cost support. Learn how MySQL and Oracle Linux work together to provide an excellent database platform.
Read the article.

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PRODUCT RELEASES

 

New Release: MySQL Cluster 7.3.5

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Cluster.


New Release: MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.0.10

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


New Release: MySQL Cluster Manager 1.3.1

View the complete list of changes.
Download or try MySQL Cluster Manager (login required).


Alpha Release: MySQL for Visual Studio 1.2.0

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL for Visual Studio 1.2.0 Alpha.

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LIVE WEBCASTS

 

MySQL EXPLAIN, Explained

Tuesday, May 20
9:00 a.m. PT
Have you had the experience of identifying a problem query but not understanding why it was slow? Hear directly from our expert on the MySQL optimizer team at Oracle, and learn how to use the EXPLAIN syntax, as well as the new optimizer trace feature to understand what happened, why, and how you can tweak the query, the schema, or the optimizer itself to improve the performance of your MySQL environment.
Register for the webcast.


Upgrading to MySQL 5.6: Best Practices

Wednesday, May 21
9:00 a.m. PT
Get ready to benefit from all the new features and improvements available in the latest MySQL release. Join us for this technical webcast in which MySQL experts from Oracle provide you with the knowledge and best practices to enable you to successfully upgrade to MySQL 5.6.
Register for the webcast.


SQL and NoSQL: The Best of Both Worlds with MySQL Cluster

Thursday, May 22
9:00 a.m. PT
This webcast explains how MySQL Cluster provides simultaneous SQL and native NoSQL access to your data, with a simple key-value application programming interface (memcached), representational state transfer (REST), JavaScript, Java, or C++. You will hear how the MySQL Cluster architecture delivers in-memory real-time performance, five-nines availability, online maintenance, and linear, horizontal scalability through transparent autosharding.
Register for the webcast.


MySQL in SaaS: Best Practices, Part I

Tuesday, May 27
9:00 a.m. PT
Software as a service (SaaS) is a software delivery model that requires applications that are scalable, highly available, and secure for hundreds or thousands of simultaneous users. SaaS also drives the need for streamlined administration and professional tools. Maintaining service-level agreements makes all these requirements even more critical. Join MySQL technical expert John Kehoe to learn best practices for using MySQL in SaaS.
Register for the webcast.


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ON DEMAND WEBCASTS

 

Looking at Performance—What's New in MySQL Workbench 6.1


MySQL Fabric for Java Developers


What's New in MySQL Enterprise Backup 3.10


Learn How to Plug into the Internet of Things


View all the MySQL on-demand webcasts.

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FEATURED VIDEO

 
Video

MySQL for Excel Introduction

Watch the video to learn the key features in MySQL for Excel.


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

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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.


Why VividCortex Uses MySQL

By Baron Schwartz


We're Looking to Improve PlanetMySQL

By Morgan Tocker


The Basics of the InnoDB Undo Logging and History System

By Jeremy Cole


MySQL 5.7 Supports the GB18030 Chinese Character Set

By Peter Gulutzan


Importing Raster-Based Spatial Data into MySQL 5.7

By Matt Lord


MySQL Partitioning—A Quick Look at Partitioning: Separate Your Data for Faster Searches

By Tony Darnell


MySQL Enterprise Backup 3.10: Teasing Compression

By Keith Hollman


What's New on MySQL for Visual Studio 1.2.0 Alpha, Part One

By Gabriela Martinez

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STAY IN TOUCH

 

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

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EVENTS

 

MySQL at PHP Unconference—Island of Majorca

May 17–18


MySQL Korea User Group Meeting—Seoul, Korea

May 20


MySQL Booth at Solutions Linux and Open Source—Paris, France

May 20–21


Chicago MySQL User Group Meeting—Chicago, Illinois

May 21


MySQL Tech Day—Paris, France

May 22


MySQL Session and Booth at Open Source Conference Japan—Hokkaido, Japan

June 13–14


MySQL Session at PHP Tour Lyon—Lyon, France

June 23–24


Find a MySQL event near you


Find an Oracle event near you

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TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION

 

MySQL Training On-Demand Courses

Need to get trained on MySQL Database while the budget is tight? Take advantage of Oracle University's zero-travel training-on-demand courses that offer you the flexibility you need. Many popular MySQL training courses are provided in this format, including
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DOWNLOADS

 

Try MySQL Enterprise Edition

Download MySQL Community Edition

Download MySQL Cluster

Download MySQL Workbench

Download MySQL Installer for Windows

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