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October 2015

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MySQL Central @ OpenWorld is right around the corner! Preview the keynote, conference sessions, tutorials, hands-on labs & additional activities, and use My Schedule to plan your conference and reserve your seat in sessions. If you’re in the San Francisco Bay Area, join us at the MySQL Community Reception on Tuesday, October 27 to mingle with the community as well as Oracle’s MySQL engineers. Find out more details in this edition.

MySQL Central @ OpenWorld


MySQL Central @ OpenWorld: Plan Your Conference with My Schedule

October 25-29, 2015, San Francisco
MySQL Central @ OpenWorld is less than 2 weeks away. Check out our “Focus on MySQL Central @ OpenWorld” page to preview all MySQL sessions and add your favorite ones to My Schedule to reserve your spot. If you’re not registered yet, act today and save US$200 off the onsite rate.

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Join us for the MySQL “State of the Dolphin Keynote & Customer Experiences” Keynote

October 26, 4:00 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) Theater
Rich Mason, General Manager of the MySQL Global Business Unit, and Tomas Ulin, Vice President of MySQL Engineering, will review Oracle’s latest MySQL innovations and plans. You will subsequently get the chance to hear from MySQL customers including General Electric, Pinterest and Ticketmaster/Live Nation Entertainment and discover why and how they rely on MySQL solutions.

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Announcing the MySQL Community Reception @ OpenWorld

October 27, 7:00 p.m., Jillian’s at the Metreon, 175 4th Street
Join the MySQL team on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 to celebrate a year of MySQL anniversaries! Whether you are attending MySQL Central @ OpenWorld or simply interested in MySQL technology, you're invited to Oracle's MySQL Community Reception. RSVP today for a fun night.

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Attend MySQL Central @ OpenWorld and hear directly from renowned MySQL users & customers. Sessions include:

  • Yahoo Case Study in MySQL GTID and Parallel or Multi-Threaded Replication
    Yashada Jadhav & Stacy Yuan, Yahoo!
  • Feed Your Streams: Zendesk’s Maxwell Generates Kafka Event Stream from MySQL Binlogs
    Ben Osheroff, Zendesk
  • Database Defense in Depth
    Geoffrey Anderson, Box
  • DevOps and Next-Generation Database Monitoring
    Sean Chighizola & Peter Garbes, Big Fish Games
  • Apache Cotton at Twitter: MySQL on Mesos
    Jiang Yan Xu & Calvin Sun, Twitter
  • The Scalability Axes of MySQL Architectures
    Nicolai Plum,
  • Sharding and Horizontal & Vertical Scaling
    Tom Christ, Tumblr
  • MySQL at Dropbox
    Renjish Abraham, Brian Cain & Aleksandr Kuzminsky, Dropbox

…and many more sessions.

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Attend Oracle’s MySQL Engineers sessions to learn straight from the source. They include:

  • What’s New in MySQL 5.7?
    Geir Hoydalsvik, Oracle & Simon Mudd,
  • InnoDB: What’s New in MySQL 5.7
    Sunny Bains, Oracle
  • An Overview of the New Replication Features in MySQL 5.7 and Beyond
    Luis Soares, Oracle
  • JSON Support in MySQL 5.7
    Evgeny Potemkin, Oracle
  • MySQL Performance: Demystified Tuning and Best Practices
    Dimitri Kravtchuk, Oracle
  • 200 Million QPS on Commodity Hardware - Getting Started with MySQL Cluster 7.4
    Frazer Clement & Bernhard Ocklin, Oracle
  • MySQL Server Performance Tuning 101
    Ligaya Isler-turmelle, Oracle
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL Database - Latest Features
    Carlos Proal Aguilar, Oracle
  • MySQL Fabric Tips and Tricks
    Alfranio Correia, Oracle

…and many more sessions.

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The MySQL tutorials take place on Monday, October 26 and enable you to gain in-depth knowledge on the following topics:

  • MySQL Essentials - Getting Started with MySQL
    Ligaya Isler-turmelle, Oracle
  • MySQL Replication Tips and Tricks
    Joao Gramacho, Oracle
  • DBA 101: Designing and Maintaining a Stable MySQL System
    Jeremy Smyth, Oracle
  • How to Analyze and Tune SQL Queries for Better Performance
    Oystein Grovlen, Oracle

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Ask your questions and exchange with your peers & Oracle’s MySQL Engineers during the BoFs:

  • Meet the MySQL Server Development Team
    Led by Geir Hoydalsvik, Oracle
  • MySQL High Availability and Backup
    Led by Lars Thalmann, Oracle
  • Open Source Computing Hardware, the Internet of Things and MySQL
    Led by Alexander Rubin, Percona
  • Polyglot MySQL: MySQL as a Data Feed to and from Other Databases
    Led by Ben Krug, Oracle
  • Riding the Binary Logs: Forthcoming Evolution in the Replication Stream
    Led by Jean-François Gagné,

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Learn “Hands-on” with subject matter experts:

  • Practical Overview of the Latest Features of Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL
    Carlos Proal Aguilar
  • Make Your MySQL Server Installation More Secure
    Georgi Kodinov
  • NoSQL/SQL: Combining Relational and Document Storage in MySQL
    Alfredo Kojima
  • Hands-on Installing and Deploying of MySQL Fabric and MySQL Utilities
    Geert Vanderkelen
  • Performance Monitoring with MySQL Enterprise Monitor
    Matthew Lord
  • Get Started with MySQL Cluster
    Benedita Vasconcelos
  • Getting the Most Out of MySQL Performance Schema in MySQL 5.7
    Mayank Prasad

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New Release: MySQL Database 5.6.27

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Database 5.6.27

New Release: MySQL Utilities 1.5.6

View the complete list of changes.
Download MySQL Utilities 1.5.6

New Release: Connector/Python 2.1.3

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MySQL Cluster 101

Wednesday, October 14, 9 a.m. PT
Join this webinar to learn the basics of MySQL Cluster: when to use it and when not to use it, how to install, configure, administer and access it. MySQL Cluster is an open source, ACID-compliant transactional database designed to deliver real-time in-memory performance and 99.999 % availability. It powers the subscriber databases of major communications service providers and is used in global fraud detection for financial transactions. Developers and DBAs attending this technical presentation will better understand how to use MySQL Cluster to meet the database challenges of next generation web, cloud, and communications services with uncompromising scalability, uptime and agility.

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Best Practices for Using MySQL in Monitoring & Management Applications

Thursday, October 29, 9 a.m. PT
A very common use case for MySQL is in monitoring and management applications, including for networks, systems and devices as well as various security applications. The Internet of Things and the related proliferation of monitored items & growing data volumes are generating increasing demands and challenges for those applications.

MySQL's high performance, reliability, scalability, and zero administration capabilities have made it an excellent fit for monitoring & management systems. By taking advantage of some of the new capabilities in MySQL 5.7 and knowing best practices for managing large and growing data sets, you can improve MySQL's performance in your applications. In this webinar, you'll learn about:

  • Aging in and out data
  • Protecting data
  • Monitoring and tuning MySQL performance

Register for the webcast.

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DevOps Made Easy with MySQL Utilities

How to Secure your MySQL Databases

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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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Easy Load-balancing and High-availability using MySQL Router

By Mats Kindahl

Using Loopback Fast Path with Windows 8/2012

By Daniel Blanchard

Compiling and Using MySQL Router

By Geert Vanderkelen

MySQL Router on Labs – The Newest Member of the MySQL Family

By Mats Kindahl

Protecting MySQL Passwords With the sha256_password Plugin

By Todd Farmer

Recovery Enhancements for Group Replication

By Pedro Gomes

MySQL Group Replication – Auto-increment Configuration/Handling

By Hemant Dangi

Track and Optimize Server Connection Methods

By Georgi Kodinov

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Unleash the MySQL 5.7 Power Tech Tour Series in EMEA

Tech Tours in October and November in Russian Federation, Germany, Ireland, Austria, Italy, UK, Finland, Sweden, Romania, South Africa and more!
Check out the dates and locations and register now to join us!

MySQL Session at All Things Open—Raleigh, North Carolina

October 19–20

MySQL at ZendCon 2015—Las Vegas, Nevada

October 19–22

MySQL Lunch and Learn: Security, Scalability and High Availability—Troy, Michigan

October 21

MySQL Lunch and Learn: Security, Scalability and High Availability—Las Vegas, Nevada

October 22

MySQL at dbConf 2015—Hucisko, Poland

October 23–25

MySQL Central @ Oracle OpenWorld—San Francisco, California

October 25–29

MySQL Booth at WebTechCon/IPC—Munich, Germany

October 25–29

MySQL Session at Open Source Developer Conference Australia --- Tasmania, Australia

October 27–29, 2015

MySQL Booth at All Your Base 2015 --- London, UK

Nov 13, 2015

MySQL at Madison PHP Conference --- Madison, US

Nov 14, 2015

MySQL Booth at PHP[World] --- Washington, DC

Nov 16–20, 2015

MySQL Booth at Live 360 --- Orlando, US

Nov 16–20, 2015

MySQL at Oracle’s Booth & MySQL sessions at DOAG Conference --- Nuremberg, Germany

Nov 17–20, 2015

MySQL at Forum PHP --- Paris, France

Nov 23–24, 2015

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MySQL Training for Developers

MySQL for Developers training teaches developers how to plan, design and implement applications using MySQL. Expert Oracle University instructors will teach you through realistic examples, interactive instruction and hands-on exercises using Java and PHP languages.

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