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While MySQL is famously known as the "M" in the popular LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Perl/Python), Microsoft Windows consistently ranks as the #1 development platform for MySQL users in our surveys. Why is the world's most popular open source database so popular on Windows? What are the applications for which one should consider MySQL on Microsoft's platform? Find out resources in this edition to discover how you can save up to 90% with MySQL on Windows.



Resource Kit: Save Up to 90% with MySQL on Windows

How can you drastically reduce database costs on Windows, benefit from cross-platform flexibility and receive 24/7 support from Oracle? MySQL can help you save up to 90% over Microsoft SQL Server, and with the tools and services delivered from Oracle, you can effectively deploy and manage your MySQL-based applications. Access our resource kit to discover:

  • Best practices and management tools to make the most of MySQL on Windows
  • How to migrate to MySQL
  • How ISVs and OEMs can expand their addressable market and improve competitiveness

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Try the TCO savings calculator and see how much you can save with MySQL.

DBTA: Oracle Expands MySQL as a Cloud Service

Introduced at Oracle OpenWorld, Oracle's new MySQL Cloud Service provides the benefits of MySQL Enterprise Edition through the Oracle Public Cloud. Diby Malakar, vice president of product management at Oracle, recently discussed the latest database service from Oracle.
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Executive Guide: Enabling Digital Transformation with Oracle MySQL Cloud Service

Industries are being disrupted and totally reinvented by digital transformation. Find out why digital transformation is at the center of the CIO's agenda, along with other priorities including security, cloud services, Big Data and cost control. Subsequently, learn how MySQL, the world's most popular open source database, can help executives drive digital transformation, addressing their priorities and helping them to achieve their goals.
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New Release: MySQL Workbench 6.3.8

View the complete list of changes.
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New DMR: MySQL Connector/NET 7.0.6

View the complete list of changes.
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MySQL on Windows—Why, Where and How

While MySQL is famously known as the "M" in the popular LAMP stack, Microsoft Windows consistently ranks as the #1 development platform for MySQL users. What are the applications for which one should consider MySQL on Microsoft's platform and how should Windows shops relying on Microsoft databases get going with MySQL? Learn the answers in this guide.
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Guide to Migrating from Microsoft SQL Server to MySQL

An increasing number of organizations are migrating from Microsoft SQL Server to MySQL because its combination of cost-savings, platform freedom, and feature set of MySQL make for a compelling business case. This paper provides insight into what is needed for considering a move from SQL Server to MySQL, and presents a number of options that help make the transition easier. Both the business and technical sides of migrating to MySQL are reviewed, so whether you are a manager, a seasoned DBA, or a developer, you will find many of the answers to the questions of Why and How to migrate to MySQL.
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What's New in MySQL Cluster 7.5?

Tuesday, November 22, 9 a.m. PT
MySQL Cluster delivers modern real-time applications with the reliability of carrier-grade services, and is known to support communication providers for more than a billion mobile phone subscribers. Designed to manage these extreme use cases, MySQL Cluster's in-memory performance and availability also power online gaming and financial services applications. Watch the webcast and learn the new features in MySQL Cluster 7.5 that enable users to scale even further.
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MySQL Security: What's New & Best Practices

Thursday, December 8, 9 a.m. IST/11:30 a.m. Singapore Time/2:30 p.m. NSW
According to Breach Level Index (BLI), in first half of 2016 alone, there were 35 records compromised every second and 2,116 compromised every minute. Security threats have never been so real, and adhering to best practices is the best first line of defense for database professionals. Learn about security best practices, regulatory compliance and how MySQL can help you prevent threats and attacks. You'll walk away with tips on how to harden or secure your MySQL databases.
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Collecting and Analyzing Twitter Data with MySQL and Python

Deep Dive: Oracle MySQL Cloud Service

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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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Facebook Engineering: Continuous MySQL Backup Validation: Restoring Backups

By Divij Rajkumar

Develop by Example—MySQL Document Store: Working with Express.js, AngularJS and Node.js

By Francisco Tirado

MySQL 8.0: Data Dictionary Architecture and Design

By Ståle Deraas

Running MySQL Cluster 7.5 in Docker

By Mark Leith

Running MySQL Cluster 7.5 in Docker, Part 2

By Mark Leith

MySQL 8.0 Data Dictionary: Status in the 8.0.0 DMR

By Ståle Deraas

MySQL Server Bootstrapping and Dictionary Initialization

By Sivert Sørumgård

MySQL 8.0: Retiring Support for libmysqld

By Morgan Tocker

MySQL Cluster and Real-time Requirements

By Mikael Ronström

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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

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