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August 2020
GA release of MySQL 8.0.21
Latest News
MySQL 8.0.21 Maintenance Release is Generally Available

The main new features are:
  • InnoDB storage engine transaction log disable option
  • Addition of JSON_VALUE() function
  • Requires PROCESS privilege when executing mysqldump
  • Partial change of default settings for group replication
You can find the full list of changes and bug fixes in the MySQL 8.0.21 Release Notes. Here are the MySQL 8.0.21 top blog posts.
Thursday, August 20, 2020  | Webinar
What's New in MySQL 8.0.21
By Harsh Nayak
What's New in Oracle MySQL 8.0.21
MySQL 8.0.21 has recently been released and many improvements come with it. In this webinar, we will quickly recap changes from the previous version and showcase the many features that have been added or enhanced in this latest version. We will also address some terminology updates and bug fixes. Among notable changes, we will cover Account Management Notes, JSON Notes, Authentication Notes and changes related to InnoDB, Optimizer and Group Replication.
Thank you for participating in "MySQL Day Virtual Event"
The recording will be released next month. We'll inform you in our newsletter and blogs.
Upcoming LIVE Webinars

Check all the webinars at: MySQL LIVE Webinars.
Some of this month highlights are:
What's New in Oracle MySQL 8.0.21
Thu, Aug 20: 09:00 Pacific time (America)

The Ultimate Guide to a B2B business for MySQL OEM/ISV
Tue, Aug 25: 8:30 AM IST | 10:00 AM GMT+7 | 11:00 AM GMT+8 | 1:00 PM AEST | 3:00 PM GMT+12

MySQL Day Virtual Event in Japan (in Japanese)
Thu, Aug 27: 13:00 日本
Customer Reference
KDDI, the second-largest telecom in Japan, selects MySQL 8.0 and prevents service downtime with MySQL InnoDB Cluster and reduces failure recovery time by 80%.

"MySQL InnoDB Cluster automates failover on database failure. Anyone can perform the same high-quality operation independent of the skill level of the operations staff. No service down due to the database has ever occurred."
Yusuke Suzuki,
Framework Group Supervisor,
Service Application Development Department,
KDDI Corporation

On-demand Webinars MySQL8.0
MySQL 8.0 has been a landmark release as MySQL eventually evolved beyond SQL-92 and the purely relational dogma.

Tune in to Dmitriy's webcast to find out all the updates on MySQL 8.0!
Demoing Oracle MySQL Transparent Data Encryption (TDE)
A key part of database security is ensuring that we encrypt data at all levels required.
Here we will be looking into MySQL Keyring, also known as Transparent Data Encryption (TDE), and walking through an example.
Top Blog Posts about MySQL 8.0.21
By Michel Gerin

The MySQL 8.0.21 Maintenance Release is Generally Available
By Geir Hoydalsvik, MySQL Server Team

MySQL Shell AdminAPI – What’s new in 8.0.21?
By Miguel Araújo, MySQL Server Team

What’s New in MySQL Shell 8.0.21
By Alfredo Kojima, MySQL Server Team

MySQL 8.0.21 Replication Enhancements
By Luis Soares, MySQL High Availability Team

MySQL 8.0.21: thank you for the contributions
By Frederic Descamps

Hiding instances on MySQL InnoDB Cluster/ReplicaSet
By Miguel Araújo, MySQL Server Team

MySQL 8.0 – Who stopped mysqld and how long did it take?
By Frederic Descamps
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