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The MySQL Document Store is the latest innovation in MySQL, enabled by the JSON support in MySQL 5.7. Read the resources in this edition to find out how you can use MySQL for both your relational and document store needs. Also, review and download the presentation slides from the MySQL Innovation Day. You will learn many of the improvements in MySQL 5.7, including replication, security, optimizer, and JSON support, in addition to the MySQL Document Store.



Introducing the MySQL Document Store

MySQL can now be used as a document store, combining the flexibility of the document store model with the power of the relational model. Read the blogs and watch the webcast to learn about the MySQL Document Store and what's new across all levels of the database stack – storage, structure, protocol, APIs, tools…etc. Whether you are a developer, database administrator or line-of-business owner, you can now choose MySQL for both your relational and document store needs, without significant trade-offs or being forced into deploying multiple solutions.
Read the blog: MySQL 5.7.12 – MySQL Document Store – YouTube Video.
Read the blog: MySQL 5.7.12 – Part 6: MySQL Document Store – A New Chapter in the MySQL Story.
Watch the webcast: Introducing the MySQL Document Store.

Thank You for Attending the MySQL Innovation Day

We would like to thank all the attendees who participated in the MySQL Innovation Day at the Oracle Conference Center on April 25. Jam-packed with 9 sessions delivered by Oracle's MySQL team, the event offered a great opportunity for the participants to learn the latest products and features in MySQL 5.7, including replication, security, optimizer, JSON support, as well as the recently-announced MySQL Document Store. If you missed this event or would like to review the content, you can access the presentations with the link below.
Download the presentation slides at the MySQL Innovation Day.

Resource Kit: Efficiently Analyze Internet of Things (IoT) Data with MySQL

Are you implementing or considering an Internet of Things strategy? How can you efficiently analyze collected data to gain insights, improve customer satisfaction, and generate new revenue streams? Access our resource kit to discover:

  • How MySQL can be used in a diverse set of IoT environments
  • How to unlock Big Data insights using MySQL with the Hadoop platform
  • Best practices for Big Data operations and analysis with MySQL
Access the resource kit.
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New Release: MySQL Database 5.7.12

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL 5.7.

New Release: MySQL Cluster 7.4.11

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Cluster.

New Release: MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.2.1

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

New Release: MySQL Enterprise Backup 3.12.3

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Download or try MySQL Enterprise Backup (login required).

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Replication Monitoring and Visualization with MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.2

Wednesday, May 25, 9 a.m. PT
The latest release of MySQL Enterprise Monitor provides intuitive and powerful tools for staying informed about the health of your MySQL replication cluster. Whether you're using multi-source, multi-threaded, semi-sync, lossless or any combination of replication features, the new replication visualization functionality enables you to easily understand the structure and health of your replication topology. In addition, the MySQL Enterprise Monitor advisors have been updated to help you leverage the new MySQL 5.7 replication features, optimize your configuration and prevent outages. Watch this webcast to learn how to put all of the new replication monitoring functionality to best use in your organization.
Register for the webcast.

Performance Schema and sys Schema in MySQL 5.7

Wednesday, June 15, 9 a.m. PT
MySQL 5.7 includes the sys schema by default, building upon the extensive instrumentation framework laid by Performance Schema. Performance Schema has had 23 worklogs completed in 5.7 alone, and the sys schema builds upon this strong foundation with easy reporting views and functions, as well as procedures to help set up/configure the Performance Schema and diagnose performance issues. Watch this webcast to hear about all of the exciting instrumentation improvements in MySQL 5.7, directly from the original developer of the sys schema.
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Digital Transformation in Financial Services with MySQL

Wednesday, June 22, 9 a.m. PT
Information technology has disrupted the entertainment, media, retail businesses and, most recently, the supply of hotel rooms and taxis. Is it going to do the same to the finance sector? For many years, retail banks have been secure, highly profitable businesses. But recently disruption has hit the doorstep of these financial giants. As we move into the age of the millennials, the world of banking is being re-examined; customers want new products and services…all available at their digital convenience. In this webcast we will first review the impact digital transformation is having in the financial services industry, and how MySQL solutions, with a focus on MySQL Enterprise Edition, can help you drive your own digital transformation initiatives.
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View all the upcoming MySQL webcasts.

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Introducing the MySQL Document Store

MySQL for the Internet of Things

MySQL Security – Discover the New Transparent Data Encryption

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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Take the New MySQL Shell for a Spin … in Docker!

By Yngve Svendsen

MySQL 5.7.12 – Part 1: More Than a Maintenance Release

By Mike Frank

MySQL 5.7.12 – Part 2: Improving the MySQL Protocol

By Jan Kneschke

MySQL 5.7.12 – Part 3: More Than "Just" SQL?

By Ulf Wendel

MySQL 5.7.12 – Part 4: A New MySQL Command Line Shell

By Alfredo Kojima

MySQL 5.7.12 – Part 5: Connector/Node.js

By Johannes Schlüter

Time Zone Conversion in MySQL

By Ike Walker

They Scale with MySQL

By Bertrand Matthelie

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MySQL Sessions at PHP[tek] 2016—St. Louis, Missouri, United States

May 23-27

MySQL Sessions at Sweden MySQL User Group (SMUG) Meeting—Stockholm, Sweden

May 24

MySQL Booth at ContainerDays Boston 2016—Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

May 24-25

MySQL Session at Malaysian Open Source Conference 2016—Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

May 25-27

MySQL Booth at International PHP Conference 2016—Berlin, Germany

May 29-June 2

MySQL Sessions at MySQL Nippon Association (MyNA) Meeting—Tokyo, Japan

May 30

MySQL Session and Booth at PyCon Taiwan 2016—Taipei, Taiwan

June 3-5

MySQL Session at Bulgarian Oracle User Group Conference (BGOUG) —Borovets, Bulgaria

June 3-5

MySQL Booth at SouthEast Linux Fest (SELF)—Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

June 10-12

MySQL Session and Booth at OpenSource Conference Hokkaido 2016—Hokkaido, Japan

June 17-18

MySQL Booth at openSUSE Conference 2016—Nuremberg, Germany

June 22-26

MySQL Sessions and Booth at Hong Kong Open Source Conference 2016—Hong Kong

June 24-26

MySQL Session at OpenSource Conference Okinawa 2016—Okinawa, Japan

July 2

MySQL Booth at Texas Linux Fest—Austin, Texas, United States

July 8-9

MySQL Booth at FrOSCon 2016—Sankt Augustin, Germany

August 20-21

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MySQL Training and Certification for Database Administrators

As a database administrator (DBA), you are tasked to maintain the reliability, availability, and performance of your IT infrastructure. To ensure you're equipped with the knowledge and skills to manage your MySQL environment, here are the recommended training courses and certification for MySQL DBAs:

  • MySQL for Beginners
    The MySQL for Beginners course helps you learn about the world's most popular open source database. Expert Oracle University instructors will teach you how to use the MySQL server and tools, while helping you develop deeper knowledge of using relational databases.
  • MySQL for Database Administrators
    The MySQL for Database Administrators training is designed for DBAs and other database professionals. You will learn how to install and configure the MySQL server, set up replication and security, perform database backups and performance tuning, and protect MySQL databases.
  • MySQL Performance Tuning
    The MySQL Performance Tuning course teaches you how to tune MySQL for optimal performance. You will learn best practices for configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting your server, databases and queries using a range of tools.
  • Oracle Certified Professional, MySQL 5.6 Database Administrator
    The MySQL database administrator exam requires knowledge across a very broad set of areas and focuses on practitioner-level skills. It deep dives into key topics such as security, backup, replication and optimization. Successfully passing this exam and earning the Oracle Certified Professional for MySQL 5.6 Database Administrator gives you an advantage over your peers working on MySQL 5.6.
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