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List of Conferences & Events w/ MySQL, January - March 2018!
As a tradition (and follow up of the previous announcement posted on Oct 23, & Sep 15, 2017) we would like to inform you about a conferences & events we - MySQL Community Team - are attending together with MySQL experts in the first quarter of 2018. Please be aware that the list does not...

Announcing MySQL Server 5.7.21, 5.6.39, and 5.5.59
MySQL Server 5.7.21, 5.6.39, and 5.5.59, new versions of the popular Open Source Database Management System, have been released. These releases are recommended for use on production systems. For an overview of what’s new, please see http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/mysql-nutshell.html...

Row numbering, ranking: how to use LESS user variables in MySQL queries
User variables, even though not part of standard SQL, are great objects in MySQL. They allow to keep some “state” for the life of a session: a session can execute a statement to compute a value, store that value in a user variable, and use it in all next¬† statements.…

HashiCorp Nomad and App Deployment with MySQL
We started our series on MySQL Docker deploments by showing how to deploy and use MySQL locally with docker-compose in Docker Compose and App Deployment with MySQL. Docker-compose itself is limited to one machine and it does not solve cross-node networking or span multiple datacenters. This is a...

Group Replication Features backported to MySQL 5.7
We have brought further enhancement to MySQL Group Replication 5.7 release by backporting some most requested features to MySQL 5.7.20 release: Member weight for automatic primary election on failover Disallow writes after leaving the group And to MySQL 5.7.19 release: Transaction savepoint...

MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.4.5 has been released
We are pleased to announce that MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.4.5 is now available for download on the My Oracle Support (MOS) web site. This is a maintenance release that includes a few new features and fixes a number of bugs. You can find more information on the contents of this...

MySQL 8.0: Query Optimizer Takes Data Buffering into Account
In earlier versions of MySQL, the query optimizer did not distinguish between data that was cached in the database buffer and data that had to be read from disk. The main reason was that the optimizer had no information about whether a table would have to be (partially) read from disk or already...

MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.3.7 has been released
We are pleased to announce that MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.3.7 is now available for download on the My Oracle Support (MOS) web site. This is a maintenance release that includes a few new features and fixes a number of bugs. You can find more information on the contents of this...

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