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MySQL Shell Dump & Load and Compression
MySQL Shell is the popular tool to work with MySQL and it integrates perfectly everything for MySQL Database Service (MDS) in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). For any logical dump and load of data and especially to dump data to MDS, MySQL Shell Utility is the recommended solution. MySQL...

Scale-up MySQL NDB Cluster 8.0.26 to +1.5M QPS the easy way with AMD EPYC 7742
On July 20th, 2021, we’ve celebrated the release of MySQL NDB Cluster 8.0.26. MySQL NDB Cluster (or NDB for short) is part of the MySQL family of open-source products providing an in-memory, distributed, shared-nothing, high-availability storage engine usable on its own or with MySQL servers...

MySQL: Character Sets, Unicode, and UCA compliant collations
With MySQL 8.0, the version of MySQL Database Service aka MDS, the default character set has changed from latin1 to ut8mb4. The default collation is utf8mb4_0900_ai_ci but what does that mean ? and why are the utf8mb4_0900_* the recommended ones ? Collations like utf8mb4_unicode_520_ci and...

Announcing July 2021 Releases featuring MySQL 8.0.26
MySQL Server 8.0.26 and 5.7.35, new versions of the popular Open Source Database Management System, have been released in conjunction with the 8.0.26 Connector and Component products.  We are also pleased to announce the release of MySQL Cluster 8.0.26, the latest GA, along with 7.6.19,...

Digital14 Relies on MySQL Enterprise Edition for Enhanced Security
Digital14 provides secure solutions, cybersecurity, and digital transformation services to public and commercial sector organizations in the United Arab Emirates. Digital14 supports intelligent and intrinsically secure digital transformations that create great experiences and unlock productivity...

Reminder when using MySQL Shell
If like me you are using MySQL Shell on many different systems and new installations, there are some commands I often use to benefit from my environment. What I really want to enable is the history of course, a nicer prompt and sometimes the default mode I want to use. This blog post is just a...

Migrate Ownership of your stored routines, views and triggers for MySQL in 2021
Yesterday my friend and ex-colleague Sveta published a blog post on how to migrate ownership of stored routines, views and triggers in MySQL. I usually agree a lot with her and even if I agree with what she wrote, there is one single point I would like to comment: use MySQL Shell ! In the blog...

MySQL Database Service with HeatWave now available in 2 cloud regions in Brazil
MySQL Database Service with HeatWave is now available in Brazil Southeast (Vinhedo) and Brazil East (Sao Paulo) regions. With this addition, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure customers have more flexibility to deploy MySQL DB Systems closer to their applications, and it is now possible to select any of...

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