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Oracle Announces General Availability of MySQL 5.7

Mon, 19 Oct 2015 16:44:43 +0000

New version of the world’s most popular open source database is up to 3x faster than MySQL 5.6 in benchmark tests

MySQL Cluster 7.4 Now Generally Available

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:31:16 +0000

New release demonstrates up to 200 million reads per second and enhanced high availability for online transaction processing.

Oracle Linux Now Hosted on the Docker Hub Registry

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:46:55 +0000

Enterprise-grade operating system joins the most popular open source database for easy access by the Docker community.

Latest MySQL 5.7 Development Milestone Release Enhances Database Performance and Manageability

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:49:07 +0000

Oracle announced today a new development milestone release for MySQL 5.7. Continuing to meet the demands of today’s web, cloud, and embedded applications, the new release further extends the performance, scalability, and reliability of MySQL, the world’s most popular open source database, while enhancing management capabilities. Oracle also announced several additional MySQL product releases and early access features as well as the availability of MySQL source code on

Oracle Announces Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL and New MySQL Enterprise Edition Extensions

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:49:12 +0000

Oracle To help customers simplify management of complex IT environments, Oracle is extending Oracle Enterprise Manager capabilities to MySQL databases. With this new offering, customers can manage complex deployments of Oracle technologies that include MySQL, either on-premises or in a cloud. Existing users of Oracle Enterprise Manager can now easily add MySQL to their environments. Oracle is also announcing new commercial extensions for MySQL Enterprise Edition, including new backup, auditing, and enterprise encryption capabilities.

Join the Global MySQL Community at MySQL Central @ OpenWorld

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:03:13 +0000

Organizations around the world rely on MySQL to power business-critical web, cloud, and embedded applications, and many are heading to MySQL Central @ OpenWorld to brainstorm tomorrow’s innovations. Taking place September 29 through October 2, 2014, MySQL Central is the smart spot to network and build strategies for next-generation applications. You’ll hear directly from Oracle’s MySQL engineers about the latest features, enhancements, and plans, and connect with MySQL customers, partners, and community members to share best practices and success stories.

Oracle Introduces MySQL Fabric, Simplifying High Availability and Scalability

Tue, 27 May 2014 10:15:09 +0000

Meeting the demands of today’s web and cloud applications, Oracle announces the general availability of MySQL Fabric. MySQL Fabric provides an integrated system that makes it simpler to manage groups of MySQL databases. It delivers both high availability - via failure detection and failover - and scalability through automated data sharding.

MySQL May Newsletter - Register and Save for MySQL Central @ OpenWorld 2014

Thu, 15 May 2014 16:08:59 +0000

Welcome to the MySQL Newsletter for May 2014. To bring more consistency and visibility to the technology- and solution-focused programs at Oracle OpenWorld, MySQL Connect is renamed MySQL Central @ OpenWorld. Registration is now open—you can get early bird savings with US$500 off the onsite price until July 18. Register now and take advantage of the exclusive opportunity to hear directly from Oracle's MySQL engineers and learn from your fellow MySQL users in the community.

MySQL April Newsletter - Latest MySQL 5.7 DMR and MySQL Workbench 6.1 GA

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:59:46 +0000

Welcome to the MySQL Newsletter for April 2014. We recently announced many new product releases, including the latest MySQL 5.7 development milestone release (DMR), the general availability of MySQL Workbench 6.1, as well as the release candidate of MySQL fabric. Learn more details on the new features and improvements in this edition.

Oracle Improves Database Performance with Latest Development Milestone Release for MySQL 5.7

Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:33:21 +0000

New Release of the World’s Most Popular Open Source Database is 2x Faster than MySQL 5.6 and Over 3x Faster than MySQL 5.5 in Benchmark Tests