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Bootstrapping the transactional data dictionary
In a previous blog post, we discussed how the initialization and restart of the MySQL server has changed between versions 5.6, 5.7 and 8.0. Now, we will take a closer look at MySQL 8.0 to explain in more detail how the transactional data dictionary is bootstrapped.…

Importing Data from MongoDB to MySQL: BSON Data Types
The latest release of the MySQL Shell 8.0.14 (GA) improved the JSON import utility to support the conversion of more BSON data types from the strict mode representation of MongoDB Extended JSON. This removes a previous limitation regarding the import of more complex MongoDB data types to MySQL,...

Invitation to the upcoming MySQL User Camp Bangalore!

What is LOAD DATA and how does it work
I would like to highlight a less known MySQL SQL command, analyze how it works and understand some of the decisions that need to be made when using it. Let’s start with the basics: The Reference Manual. It does have a lot to say about LOAD DATA.…

Announcing MySQL Server 8.0.15
MySQL Server 8.0.15, a new version of the popular Open Source Database Management System, has been released. This release is recommended for use on production systems. For an overview of what’s new, please see http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/8.0/en/mysql-nutshell.html For information on...

IPv6 support in Group Replication
In 8.0.14, we add to Group Replication (GR) the ability to use IPv6 in all of its network-related configuration parameters. This means that now you can take advantage of this technology and “rock” those billion addresses using MySQL Group Replication. What’s New When you operate a...

MySQL Meetup in Dubai
We are happy to invite you to the upcoming MySQL Meetup in Dubai. Please find details below: Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Time: 7:30-9:30 pm Place: Oracle Office Building 6 Internet City, Room Jumeirah (map) Agenda: MySQL Clustering and how to make the database "High...

Where you can find MySQL in February & March 2019!
We continue with announcing the upcoming shows & conferences where you can find MySQL Community or MySQL Experts at. Please find the list of events with details below.  February 2019: FOSDEM 2019, Brussels, Belgium, February 1& 2-3, 2019 MySQL is again part of FOSDEM. Again...

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