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MySQL Performance Tuning: Top 10 Easy Tips
MySQL is a proven, reliable database that is quick to set up easy to maintain, and has outstanding performance. However, that performance can usually be improved with the judicious use of the following tips that are all easy to implement...

Tips to Optimize MySQL Applications Query Performance
Performance issues are often stubborn things to cure. Suddenly a query or operation seems slow, or slower-ish. Sadly, the database is often pointed at as the culprit by developers who are either positive their code cannot be at fault or those who see databases as a mysterious box that does odd...

MySQL Query Optimization: Top 3 Tips
MySQL Query Optimization is usually simple engineering. But seeking information about how to tune queries is treated on many web reference sites like some Harry Potter-ish spell casting. There are simple tips you need to be aware of to get the best of your queries...

Announcing January 2022 Releases featuring MySQL 8.0.28
The MySQL January 2022 releases are now available.

MySQL Database Service with HeatWave available in 30 regions
MySQL Database Service with HeatWave is now available globally in 30 regions Oracle Cloud Infrastructure commercial regions. The most recent addition is Johannesburg in South Africa. 

MySQL Best of 2021
Includes the new product features and releases, top webinars, top blogs, top customer references, top videos, top white papers and more from 2021.

Using MySQL Database Service in OCI – Part 3: faster with MySQL HeatWave !
The goal of this series if to get familiar with MDS, HeatWave and useful MySQL Shell utilities. We can now start a query on our MDS instance that has been populated with >200M rows ...

Using MySQL Database Service in OCI – Part 2: importing Data to MySQL DB System
Before we start, I would like to highlight that the fastest and recommended way to import data to a MySQL DB System in OCI is to use a parallel dump created using MySQL to Object Storage and load it during the creation of the MDS instance. MDS enables special features to increase the ingestion...

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