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MySQL, the most popular open source database, continues to power new and existing applications for numerous modern enterprises around the world. Read this edition to find out opportunities to better equip you with MySQL product knowledge that helps solve IT challenges during digital transformation.



Announcing the MySQL Learning Subscription

The new MySQL Learning Subscription, offered by Oracle University, complements existing MySQL training courses and helps you get started becoming a MySQL expert. Learn how to successfully administer and develop on MySQL with this portfolio of digital training. Experts from Oracle will not only provide you with valuable lessons but also provide insight on new MySQL releases, product overviews and best practices.
Learn more.

Learn From MySQL Experts at OTN Virtual Technology Summit

We're excited to participate in upcoming Virtual Technology Summit hosted by Oracle Technology Network (OTN), with three MySQL sessions presented by engineers from Oracle's MySQL team to share the latest updates in MySQL 5.7, MySQL Optimizer, and Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL. Register for an upcoming event or watch the replay, and interact directly with the engineers behind the products.
Learn more.
Register for the live Europe, Middle East and Africa event on April 5 at 9:30 GMT/11:30 CEST.
Register for the replay of the Americas event.

Hot Off the Press: MySQL for the Internet of Things

Charles Bell, senior software developer at Oracle, authored a new book titled "MySQL for the Internet of Things." Whether you're new to Internet of Things and want to leverage MySQL in your solution or you've wanted to learn more about MySQL, this book provides many of the answers you seek.
Learn more about this book.
Register for the upcoming webcast.

Resource Kit: Using the Two Most Popular Databases? Learn Best Practices

Are you using both Oracle and MySQL databases? Many organizations do so to fulfill their different needs and drive digital transformation initiatives. Database administrators can now manage both databases through "a single pane of glass", leveraging MySQL's integrations with Oracle Enterprise Manager, Oracle Secure Backup, and many other Oracle products.
Access the MySQL resource kit for best practices.

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New Release: MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.1.3

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

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MySQL 5.7 and JSON: New Opportunities for Developers

Thursday, March 31, 9 a.m. PT
With the newly added native JSON support in MySQL 5.7, you can combine the flexibility of NoSQL with the strength of a relational database. In this webcast, MySQL Product Manager Morgan Tocker will explain the new JSON data type and the new set of functions for handling JSON documents, as well as available storage and indexing options. He will also present benchmarks in different use cases.
Register for the webcast.

MySQL for the Internet of Things

Thursday, April 14, 9 a.m. PT
The Internet of Things (IoT) is poised to change how we interact with and perceive the world around us. This webcast will introduce the MySQL database and explore how it can be used to solve your IoT storage needs. We will focus on key principles and best practices for augmenting and annotating data at the collection point and intermediate nodes to help you cut through a clutter of superfluous data toward the goal of generating new insights. We will also discuss MySQL high availability features for greater reliability and to protect your data from node outages using MySQL replication.
Register for the webcast.

View all the upcoming MySQL webcasts.

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Fully Elastic Real-Time Services with MySQL Cluster

MySQL in SaaS, Part II: Effective Monitoring for Increased Performance, Security, and Uptime

View all the MySQL on-demand webcasts.

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Planet MySQL

Planet MySQL 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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New in MySQL 5.7: Performance Schema Scalable Memory Allocation

By Mayank Prasad

What to Do with Optimizer Hints After an Upgrade?

By Manyi Lu

Making GET_LOCK Behavior More Predictable Cross Version with Query Rewrite

By Morgan Tocker

Videos of FOSDEM MySQL & Friends Devroom Are Available!

By Frederic Descamps

Grab JSON DATA from MySQL and Update It

By Dave Stokes

MySQL Footprint Less Than 10MB

By Ted Wennmark

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Oracle MySQL Tech Tour Baden—Baden-Dättwil, Switzerland

March 24

Oracle MySQL Tech Tour Tel Aviv—Ramat HaSharon, Israel

March 30

MySQL Track at OTN Virtual Technology Summit—Europe, the Middle East and Africa Event

April 5

MySQL Session at All China Oracle User Group's MySQL Asia Tour Tokyo—Tokyo, Japan

April 6

Oracle MySQL Tech Tour Madrid—Madrid, Spain

April 7

MySQL at LONE STAR PHP—Dallas, Texas, USA

April 7-9

MySQL Session and Demopod at COLLABORATE 16—Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

April 10–14

Oracle MySQL Tech Tour Brussels—Brussel, Belgium

April 12

Oracle MySQL Tech Tour Utrecht—Utrecht, Netherlands

April 13

MySQL Session at Internet of Things North America—Chicago, Illinois, USA

April 13-14

MySQL Session at PyCon IT—Florence, Italy

April 15-17

Oracle MySQL Tech Tour Brussels—Warsaw, Poland

April 20

MySQL Session at All China Oracle User Group's MySQL Asia Tour Taipei—Taipei, Taiwan

May 9

Find a MySQL event near you

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Get Started Learning MySQL with Training from Oracle

Learn the essential knowledge on how to install, configure and administer MySQL Databases with expert-led training courses from Oracle University. Gain the knowledge of using MySQL and the tools in the MySQL for Beginners course, or attend the MySQL for Database Administrators course to learn how to install and configure the MySQL server, set up replication and security, perform database backups and performance tuning, and protect MySQL databases.

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