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The initial MySQL release was made available in 1995, 20 years ago. Since then, MySQL features have broadened, performance has improved, and it has become the most popular open source database. Countless technology users and web developers have realized their ideas and built their products using MySQL. Numerous organizations and modern enterprises are using MySQL to power mission-critical applications and create software packages. Most importantly, the steady and healthy growth of the MySQL community has made the ecosystem stronger than ever. Thank you for being part of this amazing journey. Let’s celebrate what we’ve achieved together in the last 20 years!



Blog: How MySQL Cluster is Able to Scale to 200 Million QPS

MySQL Cluster is a scalable, real-time in-memory, ACID-compliant transactional database, combining five nines of availability with low total cost of ownership. Designed around a distributed, multimaster architecture with no single point of failure, MySQL Cluster scales horizontally on commodity hardware with auto-sharding to serve read and write intensive workloads accessed via SQL and NoSQL interfaces. Read this article to learn how MySQL Cluster can scale to 200 million queries per second (QPS).
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Blog: MySQL in Dockerland

About 18 months ago, we launched the first MySQL Linux package repository, marking an important milestone in our efforts to modernize and improve the way we package and deliver MySQL products to our user community. With our repository offerings rapidly maturing, we’re now working as part of the Docker community to help make sure that the community-maintained MySQL Docker images continue to be as wildly popular as they are today.
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Resource Kit: Discover How MySQL Enables Digital Transformation

How can MySQL help you drive your digital transformation initiatives and succeed in the digital economy? Access the latest MySQL resource kit to learn:

  • Why digital transformation is at the center of CIOs’ agendas, and how MySQL can help IT executives achieve their goals
  • How to deliver database as a service with MySQL and OpenStack in order to improve agility and security while lowering costs
  • How to unlock new big data insights with MySQL and Hadoop

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New Release: MySQL Database 5.6.25

View the complete list of changes.
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New Release: MySQL Database 5.5.44

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Enabling Digital Transformation with MySQL

Wednesday, June 24, 9 a.m. PT
Industries are being disrupted and reinvented by digital transformation. Digital technology rapidly changes everything and creates unprecedented challenges, as well as opportunities, for IT executives. Watch this webcast to better understand why digital transformation is at the center of CIOs’ agendas. Learn how MySQL enables digital transformation, helping IT executives achieve their goals.
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Getting Started with MySQL Full Text Search

Even Better MySQL and Java Applications: Advice from a MySQL Connector/J User and Developer

MySQL Performance Tuning 101

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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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GitHub: Workload Analysis with MySQL's Performance Schema

By Nathan Witmer

Upgrading Directly From MySQL 5.0 to 5.6 with mysqldump

By Susan Koerner

Optimizer Trace and EXPLAIN FORMAT=JSON in MySQL 5.7

By Morgan Tocker

MySQL 5.7.7 RC and Multisource Replication 40 to 1

By Keith Hollman

Fedora 22 is Out, and We’re Ready

By Yngve Svendsen

MySQL Repos for Debian 8

By Yngve Svendsen

The InnoDB Change Buffer

By Annamalai Gurusami

Creating and Restoring Database Backups with mysqldump and MySQL Enterprise Backup

By Tony Darnell

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MySQL Session at OpenSource Conference—Hokkaido, Japan

June 12–13

MySQL Booth at SouthEast Linux Fest—Charlotte, North Carolina

June 12–14

MySQL Booth at PyCon SG—Singapore

June 17–19

MySQL Session and Booth at Dutch PHP Conference—Amsterdam, Netherland

June 25–26

MySQL User Camp Bangalore—Bangalore, India

June 26

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

June 26–27

MySQL Booth at OpenSource Conference—Okinawa, Japan

July 4

MySQL Booth at MoodleMoot US—Minneapolis, Minnesota

August 4–6

MySQL at Debian Conference—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

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Go Digital with Self-Paced Training Options for MySQL

If you want to gain MySQL skills, take advantage of Oracle University’s easy self-paced training options, which enable you to get the knowledge you need—whenever and wherever you want. Sign up for the MySQL Training On Demand courses today!

  • The MySQL for Beginners course helps you learn about the world's most popular open source database. Expert instructors teach you how to use MySQL Database and its tools, while helping you develop deeper knowledge of using relational databases.
  • The MySQL for Database Administrators course is designed for database administrators and other database professionals. You will learn how to install and configure MySQL Database, set up replication and security, and perform database backups to protect MySQL databases.
  • The MySQL Performance Tuning course teaches you practical and effective ways to optimize performance for your MySQL Database. You will develop the skills needed to utilize tools for performance monitoring, evaluating and tuning.
  • The MySQL for Developers course educates developers how to plan, design, and implement applications using MySQL. Expert instructors use realistic examples, interactive instructions, and hands-on exercises with Java and PHP languages to strengthen your skills.
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