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MySQL Cluster 7.5 is now generally available. Learn the new features and development focus in this newsletter. In addition, Oracle OpenWorld 2016 has concluded successfully. We had the opportunity to meet many MySQL users and customers during the MySQL keynote and sessions to share the latest in MySQL and learn the real-world experiences. Check out the on-demand content in this edition if you missed the event or wish to review the presentations.



Announcing General Availability of MySQL Cluster 7.5

The MySQL team at Oracle is excited to announce the MySQL Cluster 7.5.4 General Availability (GA) release! The development focus is on improving overall performance and ease of use, combined with improved SQL support and the introduction of read-optimized and fully-replicated tables, all of which allow for better support of a variety of use cases.
Read the announcement blog.
Read the MySQL Cluster Quick Start Guide.
Watch the MySQL Cluster demo.
Download MySQL Cluster now.

Watch the MySQL Keynote @ Oracle OpenWorld 2016

During the keynote presentation, Rich Mason, general manager of MySQL at Oracle, and Tomas Ulin, vice president of MySQL development at Oracle, discussed Oracle’s latest MySQL innovations and plans. In addition, MySQL customers and Churchill Downs presented how MySQL powers their mission-critical applications and supports continuous growth of the businesses.
Watch the video.

Review MySQL Sessions at Oracle OpenWorld

Many of the MySQL session slides at OpenWorld are published in the content catalog. Click the titles of the talks you’re interested in to read the abstracts and see if the presentations are available for download.
Check out MySQL sessions @ OpenWorld in the content catalog.

Resource Kit: Oracle MySQL Cloud Service

How can you rapidly, securely and cost-effectively deliver modern applications powered by the world’s most popular open source database? Learn from the resource kit how the new Oracle MySQL Cloud Service offers a simple, automated and integrated approach that enables you to deploy production applications globally at scale.
Access the resource kit.

Quickpoll: Which Version of MySQL Are You Running in Production?

We’d like to know which version of MySQL you are running in production. Take the survey and let us know!
Take the quickpoll.

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General Availability: MySQL Cluster 7.5.4

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Cluster.

New Release: MySQL Database 5.7.16

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL 5.7.

New Release: MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.3.1

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

New Release: MySQL for Visual Studio 2.0.4 DMR

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

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MySQL Cluster Evaluation Guide—Designing, Evaluating and Benchmarking MySQL Cluster

Learn the fundamentals of how to design and select the proper components for a successful MySQL Cluster evaluation. This white paper explores hardware, networking and software requirements, and works through basic functional testing and best practices for evaluation.
Download the white paper.

Guide to Optimizing Performance of the MySQL Cluster Database

This guide explores how to tune and optimize the MySQL Cluster database to handle diverse workload requirements. It discusses data access patterns and how to build distribution awareness into applications, before exploring schema and query optimization, tuning of parameters and how to get the best out of the latest innovations in hardware design.
Download the white paper.

Guide to Scaling Web Databases with MySQL Cluster

9 of the top 10 most trafficked web properties on the planet including Facebook, Google, YouTube and Yahoo power their sites using MySQL. This provides unique insight into the challenges of scaling web databases, which in turn has driven the development of MySQL Cluster. This guide explores the technology that enables MySQL Cluster to deliver web-scale performance with carrier-grade availability, and provides the resources to get you started in building your next successful web service.
Download the white paper.

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Deep Dive: Oracle MySQL Cloud Service

Wednesday, November 9, 9 a.m. PT
Oracle MySQL Cloud Service is built on Oracle’s proven MySQL Enterprise Edition and powered by Oracle Cloud to help you rapidly, securely, and cost-effectively develop and deploy MySQL-based applications. Watch this deep dive webcast to learn:

  • How self-service provisioning creates preconfigured MySQL databases optimized for performance, and how cloud tooling automates database instance lifecycle management
  • How advanced security features including MySQL Enterprise Firewall, Authentication, Encryption and Audit protect your databases against external attacks and misuse of information, while helping you achieve regulatory compliance
  • How MySQL Enterprise Monitor and MySQL Query Analyzer continuously monitor your databases in the cloud
Register for this webcast.
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Introducing Oracle MySQL Cloud Service

Monitoring Your MySQL Databases with MySQL Enterprise Monitor and Oracle Enterprise Manager

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.
Visit the blog.
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Zooming-in on MySQL Group Replication Performance

By Vitor Oliveira

MySQL 8.0 Data Dictionary: Background and Motivation

By Ståle Deraas

MySQL 8.0: Scaling and Performance of INFORMATION_SCHEMA

By Gopal Shankar

MySQL 8.0: Testing Improvements

By Anitha Gopi

MySQL 8.0 Labs—Descending Indexes in MySQL

By Chaithra Gopalareddy

MySQL 8.0 Labs: JSON Aggregation Functions

By Catalin Besleaga

MySQL Connector/Node.JS 1.0.4 Now on

By Johannes Schlüter

Fosdem 2017’s MySQL & Friends Devroom Call for Papers is Now Open!

By Frederic Descamps

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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

MySQL at PHP Brazil 2016—Osasco, Brazil

December 7-11

MySQL Sessions at IT Tage—Frankfurt, Germany

December 12-15

Find a MySQL event near you.

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MySQL 5.7 Developer Training

Oracle University offers two MySQL 5.7 courses to help developers gain essential knowledge in MySQL 5.7. The “MySQL Fundamentals” class is a prerequisite to the “MySQL for Developers” course. Check out the details of both courses below.

  • MySQL Fundamentals
    The MySQL Fundamentals training is the first step in mastering MySQL, the world's most popular open source database. Develop solid understanding and practical experience using relational databases, SQL and the MySQL server and tools.
  • MySQL for Developers
    This MySQL for Developers training teaches developers how to develop console and web applications using MySQL with their choice of PHP, Java, or Python programming languages. Expert Oracle University instructors will guide you through realistic hands-on activities to teach you how to use Connectors to access MySQL databases, query the database effectively, present data in different formats, and use MySQL’s support for “NoSQL”.

MySQL Learning Subscription

The digital MySQL Learning Subscription includes insight from MySQL experts, sessions recorded at the MySQL Innovation Day, as well as lessons from key instructors. With the MySQL Learning Subscription, MySQL database administrators and developers will have access to key content to help advance their careers. Preview the MySQL Learning Subscription and check out the videos!

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Try Oracle MySQL Cloud Service

Try MySQL Enterprise Edition

Download MySQL Community Edition

Download MySQL Cluster

Download MySQL Workbench

Download MySQL Installer for Windows

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