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How can you learn about the latest MySQL innovations & plans, upgrade your skills and intensively network with Oracle’s MySQL engineers and your peers? MySQL Central @ OpenWorld will feature keynote, conference sessions, tutorials, hands-on labs as well as Birds-of-a-Feather sessions to help you make the most of the world’s most popular open source database. Register now if you haven’t yet!



Keynote Announced for MySQL Central @ OpenWorld 2015

MySQL Central @ OpenWorld is fast approaching. Are you ready? In the “State of the Dolphin & Customer Experiences” keynote, Rich Mason, Senior Vice President & General Manager of the MySQL Global Business Unit, and Tomas Ulin, Vice President of MySQL engineering, will review Oracle’s latest MySQL innovations and plans. You will then get the chance to hear from MySQL customers including General Electric, Pinterest and Ticketmaster and discover why and how they rely on MySQL solutions. Reserve your spot and register today.

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Resource Kit: Ensure Your MySQL Databases are Secure

Did you know that over 40% of companies experienced a data breach in the past year? How can you ensure that your MySQL databases are protected against external attacks and misuse of information while achieving regulatory compliance? Discover best practices to guard against security threats, advanced MySQL firewall, authentication, auditing and encryption features and what’s new in MySQL 5.7 to improve security.
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New Release: MySQL Utilities 1.5.5

View the complete list of changes.
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New Release: MySQL Utilities 1.6.2 Beta

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Download MySQL Utilities 1.6.2 Beta.

New Release: Connector/Net 6.9.7

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New Release: MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.0.24

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DevOps Made Easy with MySQL Utilities

Wednesday, September 23, 9 a.m. PT
Writing complex administrative scripts can be very time-consuming, but the advantages of automation are worth it. The good news is that many of the basic scripts have already been written and can be a great addition to your DevOps toolbox. In this webinar, you will learn how to get started with MySQL utilities, what they can do for you, and how to modify them to meet your needs. We will cover the following topics:

  • MySQL Utilities overview
  • Communicating with the MySQL server using Connector/Python
  • Tips for writing good administration/DevOps scripts
  • Real-world examples of scripts you can use today

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How to Secure your MySQL Databases

Wednesday, September 30, 9 a.m. PT
According to IDC, security will be a top 3 business priority for 70% of CEOs of global enterprises by 2016. Organizations must ensure that their databases are protected against external attacks and misuse of information while achieving regulatory compliance. Join this webinar to learn best practices to secure your MySQL databases. We will cover Authentication, Encryption, Audit, Firewall and more… We will also review the new MySQL security features that you can leverage. If database security is important to you, don’t miss this webinar!
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MySQL for Oracle DBAs

Migrating to MySQL

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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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Introducing mysqlpump

By Bharathy Satish

Identifying Insecure Connections

By Todd Farmer

Focus On: MySQL Central @ OpenWorld

By Bertrand Matthelié

Sharding Pinterest: How we scaled our MySQL fleet

By Marty Weiner

InnoDB Transparent Page Compression

By Sunny Bains

Virtual Columns and Effective Functional Indexes in InnoDB

By Jimmy Yang

MySQL Group Replication – find out what’s new

By Nuno Carvalho

What Makes the MySQL Audit Plugin API Special?

By Georgi Kodinov

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MySQL Lunch and Learn: Security, Scalability and High Availability—Pleasanton, California

September 16

MySQL at PHP UnConference—Hamburg, Germany

September 19–20

MySQL Session and Booth at WebExpo 2015—Prague, Czech Republic

September 19–20

Digital Transformation with MySQL---Ballerup, Denmark

September 23

MySQL at Open Source Conference---Fukuoka, Japan

October 3

MySQL Booth at PyCon India—Bangalore, India

October 3–4

MySQL at PyTexas—Texas A&M University, Texas

October 3–5

MySQL Lunch and Learn: Security, Scalability and High Availability—Santa Clara, California

October 8

MySQL Session at All Things Open—Raleigh, North Carolina

October 19–20

MySQL at ZendCon 2015—Las Vegas, Nevada

October 19–22

MySQL Lunch and Learn: Security, Scalability and High Availability—Las Vegas, Nevada

October 22

MySQL at dbConf 2015—Hucisko, Poland

October 23–25

MySQL Central @ Oracle OpenWorld—San Francisco, California

October 25–29

MySQL Booth at WebTechCon/IPC—Munich, Germany

October 25–29

MySQL Session at Open Source Developer Conference Australia---Tasmania, Australia

October 27-29, 2015

MySQL Booth at All Your Base 2015---London, UK

Nov 13, 2015

MySQL at Madison PHP Conference---Madison, US

Nov 14, 2015

MySQL Booth at PHP[World]---Washington, DC

Nov 16-20, 2015

MySQL Booth at Live 360---Orlando, US

Nov 16-20, 2015

MySQL at Oracle’s Booth & MySQL sessions at DOAG Conference---Nuremberg, Germany

Nov 17-20, 2015

MySQL Booth at Paris Open Source Summit---Paris, France

Nov 18-19, 2015

MySQL at Forum PHP---Paris, France

Nov 23-24, 2015

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MySQL Training Comes in a Variety of Modalities

MySQL Training is available in Live Virtual Class or Training-On-Demand formats. You can view our current MySQL Learning Path to see our course listings. Just click on these to see the full course descriptions and courses available to you.

Also available to you is our MySQL Training and Certification Discount Packages. Whether you are a database administrator or a developer, these packages will provide you with all inclusive training and certification exam vouchers at a discounted price, so that you know you have everything you need to get trained and certified in the MySQL curriculum area of your choosing.

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