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The BBC ensures world-class broadcasting services with MySQL Enterprise Edition
The BBC delivers resilience of broadcasting services across TV, radio, and digital platforms using MySQL InnoDB Cluster. Kim Cassells, Senior Database Systems Engineer, BBC said, “MySQL InnoDB Cluster provides us with the high availability, fault tolerance, and scalability that are critical...

Migrate from Amazon Aurora to MySQL Database Service and Start Saving
You’ve been using Amazon Aurora to manage your data but recently found out that you could manage the same data on Oracle cloud for a ⅓ your cost on Amazon.   You also learned that you could run your queries 1100x faster than on Amazon Aurora, including Analytics queries with no need...

What's New in MySQL 8.0.24
MySQL 8.0.24 introduces several new improvements and updates, many of which deserve their own blog post for a deep dive into the new features.  The new version includes new features and bug fixes for Optimizer, GIS, InnoDB, Performance schema, Replication, Group Replication, Router, MTR...

Webinar: Migrating from Amazon Aurora to MySQL Database Service APR 28
Join us on Wednesday April 28th, 2021 @9:00AM PST for a live webinar that will cover how to migrate from Amazon Aurora to MySQL Database Service and HeatWave. See how you can easily migrate your data from Amazon Aurora to MySQL Database Service and benefit from 1100x performance increase at 1/3...

Webinar: MySQL Enterprise Edition Apr 29
Join us on Thursday April 29th, 2021 @10:00 CET (EMEA) for a live webinar that will cover the new features of MySQL Enterprise Edition.   Who's the event for?  Your applications manage personal data: name, account numbers, passwords  You belong to an...

MySQL Shell 8.0.24 – What’s New?
The MySQL team is proud to announce the general availability of version 8.0.24 of the MySQL Shell.In addition to a considerable number of bugs fixed, the following changes were introduced. Improved Command Line Integration Integrating the shell functionality in DevOps operations is a key feature...

InnoDB: Converting old atomic code to C++11
Atomics (or GCC intrinsics) were first introduced in InnoDB (5.0) by a patch  from Mark Callaghan’s team at Google for mutexes and rw-locks. InnoDB code then was written in C.  When the code was ported to C++ ,  part of the 5.6 release, there was no C++ standard for atomics.…

Announcing MySQL Cluster 8.0.24, 7.6.18, 7.5.22, 7.4.32, and 7.3.33
We are pleased to announce the release of MySQL Cluster 8.0.24, the latest GA, along with 7.6.18, 7.5.22, 7.4.32, and 7.3.33. MySQL Cluster is the distributed, shared-nothing variant of MySQL. This storage engine provides: In-Memory storage – Real-time performance (with optional checkpointing to...

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