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The MySQL Central @ OpenWorld keynote and sessions have been announced. Get a sneak peek at the great content to be presented by Oracle’s MySQL engineers, well-known MySQL customers and users, and expert community members. Register before August 16, 2015 to enjoy the early bird rate.



MySQL Central @ OpenWorld: Sessions Announced

Part of Oracle OpenWorld, MySQL Central @ OpenWorld takes place October 25 to 29, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Mark your calendar to attend and hear directly from MySQL customers and users, including Pinterest, Ticketmaster/Live Nation, Dropbox,, Big Fish Games, and many more on their real-world experiences using MySQL. Meet Oracle’s MySQL engineers and learn the latest product features and improvements. Don’t miss this great opportunity to mingle with your peers and sharpen your MySQL skills.
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MySQL in Action in the Mobile Marketing, Mobile Commerce, and Online Gaming Industries

Three new case studies are available to showcase MySQL in action. Learn how Lumata, a business-to-business mobile marketing company, improved performance and reduced overhead costs by upgrading to MySQL 5.6; how Isibet, an online gaming and betting company, creates a solid and reliable database platform and improves customer satisfaction with MySQL Enterprise Edition; and how Modirum, a company specializing in software security and card payment solutions, powers its secure authentication offerings with MySQL. Read the case studies to learn more.
Read the case study “Lumata Improves Performance and Reduces Overhead Costs by 20 Percent with MySQL 5.6 Upgrade.”
Read the case study “Isibet Increases Database Performance and Reduces Operating Costs for Online Gaming and Betting with MySQL Enterprise Edition.”
Read the case study “Modirum Authenticates Transactions with MySQL.”

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New Release: MySQL Workbench 6.3.4

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New Release: MySQL Enterprise Backup 3.12.1

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Continuous Performance Improvement Using MySQL Enterprise Monitor

Wednesday, July 15, 9 a.m. PT
The latest version of the MySQL Enterprise Monitor is built from the ground up to support DevOps, database administrators, and developers. Learn, with five scenarios based on real-world issues encountered by MySQL customers, how you can use the powerful MySQL query analyzer and statistical visualization features of MySQL Enterprise Monitor to diagnose and fix MySQL performance problems. Also learn how to apply these features as a valuable addition to your DevOps toolbox.
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Deliver Database as a Service with MySQL and OpenStack

Wednesday, July 29, 9 a.m. PT
OpenStack has become an extremely popular solution to build cloud-based platforms, as demonstrated by implementations at WalMart, Fujitsu, PayPal, and many other companies. Additionally, database as a service (DBaaS) is rapidly gaining adoption momentum as it simplifies IT infrastructure, enables the delivery of more-agile database services, and lowers costs. Furthermore, DBaaS helps IT departments ensure database deployments are secure and managed according to best practices. Watch this webcast to better understand the benefits of implementing a database-as-a-service solution with OpenStack and MySQL Enterprise Edition.
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MySQL for Oracle DBAs

Thursday, August 20, 9 a.m. PT
A new version of Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL Database was recently released. The new release enables Oracle DBAs to more effectively manage MySQL using their familiar management solution. In this webcast, Oracle DBAs will learn how to leverage the latest features to manage MySQL via their existing Oracle Enterprise Manager interface. The webcast additionally reviews how MySQL Enterprise Edition can help you reduce the risk, cost, and time to develop, deploy, and manage MySQL applications.
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Migrating to MySQL

Wednesday, August 26, 9 a.m. PT
Oracle provides a suite of tools to help you make the most of MySQL on Microsoft Windows. MySQL Workbench, for example, now includes an easy-to-use wizard for migrating Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access, Sybase ASE, and other RDBMS tables, objects, and data to MySQL. Developers and DBAs can quickly and easily convert existing applications to run on MySQL both on Windows and other platforms. Watch this webcast to better understand the benefits of using MySQL—the world's most popular open source database—its seamless integration into the Windows environment, and how to migrate to MySQL. A step-by-step demonstration will be shown using the MySQL Workbench migration wizard.
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View all the upcoming MySQL webcasts.

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Enabling Digital Transformation with MySQL

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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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Pinterest: MySQL Performance Optimization: 50 Percent More Work with 60 Percent Less Latency Variance

By Ernie Souhrada

Getting Started With MySQL and JSON on Windows

By Trond Sausjord

Improving the Performance of MySQL on Windows

By Daniel Blanchard

Building a Better CREATE USER Command

By Todd Farmer

For the Brave: Compiling MySQL Workbench 6.3 Using Visual Studio 2013 on Windows

By Marcin Marek

Removal and Deprecation in MySQL 5.7

By Erlend Dahl

An Update on GROUP BY Implicit Sort

By Morgan Tocker


By Morgan Tocker

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MySQL Session and Booth at MoodleMoot US 2015—Minneapolis, Minnesota

August 4–6

MySQL at Debian Conference 2015—Heidelberg, Germany

August 15–22

MySQL Session and Booth at Texas Linux Fest—San Marcos, Texas

August 21–22

MySQL Booth at FrOSCon—Sankt Augustin, Germany

August 22–23

MySQL Session and Booth at Pacific Northwest PHP—Seattle, Washington

September 11–12

MySQL Session and Booth at WebExpo 2015—Prague, Czech Republic

September 19–20

MySQL at Visual Studio Live!—New York

September 28–October 1

MySQL Central @ Oracle OpenWorld—San Francisco, California

October 25–29

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Getting Started on MySQL Cluster

If you are starting with MySQL Cluster, the MySQL Cluster training course could help you get your MySQL Cluster environment up and running faster. In this four-day course, you learn to install and configure MySQL Cluster nodes, design simple and advanced cluster topologies, backup and restore cluster data, and much more. Choose between the live-virtual course and the in-class course. Find an upcoming class or learn more about the MySQL curriculum from Oracle University.

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