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Amazon's MySQL Alternative Aurora in Focus

Looking for an alternative to your old, clunky MySQL database? Amazon has released Amazon Aurora , a MySQL-compatible database engine that may just be the perfect fit. Amazon is positioning the relational database as an alternative...

New MySQL Milestone Release

The latest version of MySQL (5.7.2) has been released by Oracle, and the popular open source database features numerous enhancements to improve performance, scalability and manageability. "Oracle continues to work closely with...

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McAfee Plugin for MySQL Audits

Security technology vendor McAfee has released a free open-source plugin for MySQL database users which shows detailed activity from database audits. The plugin features visibility into database vulnerabilities and supports databases...

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How Google Handles Trademark Infringement

You might have heard the news regarding MySQL and its trademark battle with some advertisers. I started thinking about how Google handles these requests. While it won't change the fact that you won't be able to bid on those...

Everybody Loves a MySQL Guy/Gal

MySQL is now the third most in-demand skill on Elance , moving up three spots since October. Over 1,300 MySQL jobs were posted on the freelance-work site in the last 30 days alone. Robin Schumacher, MySQL director of product management...

Sun Microsystems Releases MySQL 5.1

This week Sun Microsystems announced the general availability of MySQL 5.1. This is a major new release of the world's most popular open source database. The production-ready MySQL 5.1 software is available for download now at...

ExtSQL Provides Usage Accounting

One of the many challenges of being a MySQL database administrator is the inability to account for high server usage. While some current tools provide good reports on overall activity -- none report usage by individual users, a specific...


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