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As the leading open source database for web-based applications, MySQL is extremely well suited to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications. In this edition, find out how MySQL can help you deliver a scalable, high-performance, and secure SaaS platform. Also, check out the MySQL sessions, tutorials, and hands-on labs at Oracle OpenWorld 2016 and register now!



Resource Kit: Deliver Scalable and Secure SaaS Applications with MySQL

Leading SaaS providers including Box, Dropbox, Zendesk, and many others rely on MySQL. No matter you are creating new SaaS applications or expanding existing offerings, MySQL can help SaaS vendors compete more effectively by providing capabilities and characteristics SaaS users care about the most, including security, performance, scalability, flexibility, and many more. Access our Resource Kit to discover:

  • How to effectively scale your SaaS applications, leveraging the latest MySQL innovations
  • How to prevent security breaches and ensure regulatory compliance
  • How to increase performance and uptime while reducing costs with effective management tools

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Meet Oracle’s MySQL Experts at Oracle OpenWorld 2016

Oracle OpenWorld takes place September 18 to 22, 2016 in San Francisco, California. Attend to hear the latest MySQL product updates from Oracle’s MySQL engineers, and gain in-depth knowledge through practical exercises in hands-on labs. Register today to save your spot!
View the MySQL sessions, tutorials, and hand-on labs at OpenWorld.
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New Release: MySQL Database 5.7.14

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL 5.7.

General Availability: MySQL Utilities 1.6.4

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Utilities.

New Release: MySQL Notifier 1.1.7

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Notifier (included in the MySQL Installer).

New Release: MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.2.4

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

New Release: MySQL Enterprise Backup 4.0.3

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

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MySQL Overview for the Oracle DBA

Tuesday, August 30, 9 a.m. PT
Imagine being an Oracle DBA or IT manager who unexpectedly inherits the job to keep a popular MySQL database application up and running. You have knowledgeable Oracle DBAs and developers on staff but no one presently has MySQL expertise. This webcast covers essential MySQL architecture and terminologies from an Oracle DBA's perspective, the different use cases for MySQL and Oracle Database, as well as the tools to manage both databases. This presentation also covers best practices for MySQL high availability, disaster recovery, and security.
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Catching Up with MySQL on Windows

MySQL Document Store: Under the Hood

MySQL in SaaS, Part I: Security, Performance & Availability

MySQL in SaaS, Part II: Effective Monitoring for increased Performance, Security & 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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Uber Engineering: Why Uber Engineering Switched from Postgres to MySQL

By Evan Klitzke

Pinterest Engineering Blog: Tracker: Ingesting MySQL Data at Scale—Part 1

By Henry Cai

MySQL Failover Design Considerations

By Andrew Grimo

MySQL Group Replication for 5.7.14

By Luis Soars

MySQL Group Replication: A Quick Start Guide

By Matt Lord

Working Around MySQL Cluster Push Down Limitations Using Subqueries

By Jesper Krogh

MySQL Document Store—The NoSQL Zipcodes

By Dave Stokes

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MySQL Session and Booth at Open Source Conference Enterprise—Tokyo, Japan

September 1

MySQL Booth at SwanseaCon 2016—Swansea, UK

September 12-13

MySQL Sessions and Demopod at Oracle OpenWorld 2016—San Francisco, California, United States

September 18-22

MySQL Booth at PyCon JP 2016—Tokyo, Japan

September 20-24

MySQL Session and Booth at WebExpo 2016—Prague, Czech Republic

September 23-24

MySQL Booth at PyCon India—New Delhi, India

September 23-25

MySQL Sessions and Booth at Ohio LinuxFest—Columbus, Ohio, United States

October 7-8

MySQL Session at PHP Brno—Brno, Czech Republic

October 15

MySQL Session at PHP.RUHR—Dortmund, Germany

November 10

MySQL Sessions at DOAG 2016—Nuremberg, Germany

November 15-18

MySQL at BuzzConf 2016—Phoenix Park, Australia

November 25-27

Find a MySQL event near you.

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