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Helping developers innovate and carry out digital transformation initiatives, Oracle launched Oracle MySQL Cloud Service. It brings the world's most popular open source database to the Oracle Cloud Platform and extends the complete suite of cloud services that Oracle provides to enable organizations rapidly build and deploy rich applications. Learn more about the new product release in this edition!



Announcing Oracle MySQL Cloud Service

Built on the proven MySQL Enterprise Edition and powered by the Oracle Cloud, Oracle MySQL Cloud Service provides a simple, automated, integrated and enterprise-ready cloud service that enables organizations to securely and cost-effectively develop and deploy MySQL-based applications globally at scale. Developers and Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) can rely on the most comprehensive MySQL offering in the cloud, with advanced features, tools and support to accelerate the time to market of their new modern applications.
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MySQL 8.0.0 Development Milestone Release is Available

The MySQL Development Team is happy to announce MySQL 8.0.0 development milestone release (DMR), now available for download. Find out the highlights of the improvements and changes in MySQL 8.0 in the blog!
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Introducing MySQL InnoDB Cluster

MySQL replication has been one of the key features that enable companies like Facebook,, Twitter and so many others to grow and scale with MySQL. However, there is still room for improvement, such as making MySQL high availability easier to setup and manage. To achieve such goal, a new MySQL feature is introduced—the InnoDB Cluster. MySQL InnoDB Cluster tightly integrates across MySQL databases, new Group Replication plugin and MySQL Router, providing a complete and easy-to-use solution for high availability.
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New Release: MySQL Database 5.7.15

View the complete list of changes.
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Development Milestone Release: MySQL Database 8.0

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General Availability: MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.3

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New Release: Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL

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Introducing Oracle MySQL Cloud Service

Wednesday, October 5, 9 a.m. PT
The new Oracle MySQL Cloud Service delivers an enterprise-grade MySQL database service enabling organizations to rapidly, securely and cost-effectively deploy modern applications powered by the world's most popular open source database. Built on proven MySQL Enterprise Edition and powered by Oracle Public Cloud, it provides a simple, automated, integrated and enterprise-ready cloud service, allowing enterprises and ISVs to deploy production applications globally at scale. Watch this webinar to discover how you'll be able to benefit from the new Oracle MySQL Cloud Service!
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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
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MySQL Overview for the Oracle DBA

MySQL 5.7 and JSON: New Opportunities for Developers

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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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MySQL Group Replication for MySQL 5.7.15

By Nuno Carvalho

MySQL 8.0: Invisible Indexes

By Martin Hansson

MySQL 8.0: Improvements to Information_schema

By Gopal Shankar

MySQL 8.0: Performance Schema, Now with Indexes!

By Marc Alff

Introducing MySQL InnoDB Cluster—A Hands-On Tutorial

By Alfredo Kojima

Types in PHP and MySQL

By Johannes Schlüter


By Satej Sahu

MySQL Connector/NET for .NET Core 1.0

By Gabriel Valencia

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