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MySQL Day Virtual Event: 5 Sessions in 1 Day
MySQL Day Virtual Event Join us on July 29th, 2020 (8AM - 1PM PST) for a virtual event about why and how to upgrade to MySQL 8.0.  Learn the key reasons you should upgrade to 8.0. Discover the best practices developed by our support team based on their experience working directly with...

MySQL Terminology Updates
It’s been 20 years since MySQL Replication was introduced in MySQL 3.23.15 (Released in May 2000). Since then, virtually every MySQL Database deployment in production has been using Replication in order to achieve high availability, disaster recovery, read scale out and various other...

Live Webinar: Learn Credorax Best Security Practices with MySQL
Webinar date: July 8th, 2020 @9AM PST Webinar title: Learn How Credorax is Increasing its SaaS Application Security with MySQL EE.   Speakers: Mike Frank, MySQL Product Management Director Greg Paks, VP R&D and Operations IT...

A Tale of Two Password Authentication Plugins…
A long long time ago (in a galaxy far away… cue the music!) MySQL added support for an authentication plugin which is now known as mysql_native_password. The mysql_native_password plugin uses SHA1 hash to Store the password(SHA1(SHA1(password)) in mysql.user table Authenticate user One of...

Virtual Conference JP Morgan Chase WePay and MySQL
Day: Wednesday, June 3, 2020 Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm PST Register: https://go.oracle.com/LP=92944?elqCampaignId=247342 Join our virtual conference organized by WePay, a JP Morgan and Chase company, and MySQL.  Learn about Waltz - a distributed write-ahead log, some great...

Interview + Webinar about SaaS Companies Using MySQL
In my interview with Shane Atherholt, Head of ISVs at MySQL, I asked him several questions: What is an ISV?  What is a SaaS application? How are ISVs using MySQL? We also went over the recent data breaches and new government regulations. I asked how MySQL helps ISVs secure their data and...

Celebrating MySQL 25th Anniversary!
This week MySQL turns 25 - - - on May 23rd to be exact. Join us in celebrating 25 years of great success. Early on MySQL became the “M” in the LAMP stack that powered the open source revolution. It became and continues to be the most popular open source database. Early this year it...

WEBINAR: Best Practices to Remotely Monitor MySQL - May 26
Join us for a webinar on Best Practices to Remotely Monitor MySQL. As a DBA, the top 3 activities include, but are not limited to: Performance Diagnosis SQL Optimization Space Management Coming across new technology can be a challenge and difficult to optimize in a hybrid database...

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