Monday Dec 16, 2013

Analyze and Optimize MySQL Performance

If the performance of your MySQL servers is important to you, performance tuning is key.

In the 4-day MySQL Performance Tuning course, you learn to analyze and optimize the performance of the MySQL Database, using the tools necessary for monitoring, evaluating and tuning.

You can take this course as a:

  • Training-on-Demand event: Start training within 24 hours of registration and take this training at your own pace.
  • Live-Virtual event: Attend a live event from your own desk - no travel required. You can choose from a selection of events already on the schedule.
  • In-Class event: Travel to an education center to take this training. Below is a selection of the events already on the schedule.

 Location

 Date

 Delivery Language

 Brussels, Belgium

 17 February 2014

English 

 Milan, Itlay

20 January 2014 

Italian

 Rome, Italy

1 April 2014 

Italian

 Tokyo, Japan

 17 March 2014

 Japanese

 Riga, Latvia

2 March 2014 

 Latvian

 Utrecht, Netherlands

17 February 2014 

 English

 Barcelona, Spain

3 March 2014 

 Spanish

To register for this course, request an additional event, or learn more about the authentic MySQL curriculum, go to http://education.oracle.com/mysql.

For more information on MySQL performance, see: 

Monday Dec 09, 2013

Improve Your DBA Career Prospects with MySQL Database Administrators Training

MySQL DBA skills are highly sought after in the market place. The MySQL for Database Administrators course is a highly popular course created by the MySQL experts to give you hands-on experience with tasks ranging from installing MySQL to investigating different replication scenarios and planning for disaster recovery.

You can take this 5-day instructor-led course as a:

  • Live-Virtual Event: Take this class from your own desk - no travel required. Choose from a selection of events on the schedule to suit different timezones.
  • In-Class Event: Travel to an education center to take this class. Below is a selection of the events already on the schedule for this course.

 Location

 Date

 Delivery Language

 Brussels, Belgium

 13 January 2014

English

 London, England

16 December 2013 

 English 

 Belfast, Ireland

17 March 2014 

English 

 Milan, Italy

27 January 2014 

Italian 

 Rome, Italy

 17 February 2014

Italian

 Turin, Italy

 24 March 2014

Italian 

 Utrecht, Netherlands

 13 January 2014

 English

 Barcelona, Spain

 7 April 2014

 Spanish

 Madrid, Spain

 3 February 2014

 Spanish

 Casablanca, Morocco

 27 January 2014

 English

 Lagos, Nigeria

 7 April 2014

 English

 Sandton, South Africa

 9 December 2013

 English

Tunis, Tunisia 

 24 March 2014

French

 Jakarta Barat, Indonesia

9 December 2013 

 English 

Taking the MySQL for Database course helps prepare you for the MySQL 5.6 Database Administrator certification exam.

To register for this course, to request an additional event or to learn about other courses on the authentic MySQL curriculum, go to http://education.oracle.com/mysql.

A selection of MySQL courses are also available through training-on-demand, where you can take a course at your own pace, starting training within 24 hours of registration.

Monday Dec 02, 2013

Three Weeks Remain to Take Beta MySQL Server Certification Exams

Thousands of people have testified to the value of the Oracle Certification Program as follows:

  • 97% said they have benefited from certification.
  • 96% would recommend the program to a professional colleague.
  • 89% said they gained more confidence in their expertise after becoming certified.

You have until December 21st to take the new MySQL Server 5.6 Certification exams in their beta form. A reminder of what is on offer:

Until December 21th 2013, these exams are beta phase so you can get a fully-fledged certification at a much reduced price; for example $50 in the United States or 39 euros in the euro zone.

To see what is covered in these exams, you can look at the Exam Topics for each exam.

For information about the authentic MySQL curriculum, go to http://education.oracle.com/mysql.

Monday Nov 25, 2013

Beginning on the MySQL Database with Oracle Training

Do you have basic computer literacy skills? Then you can take the first step to using the MySQL Server by taking the MySQL for Beginners course.

Why get started on MySQL? Well, with MySQL, you can power the most demanding Web, E-commerce, and Online Transaction Processing applications.

In the 4-day MySQL for Beginners course, you develop an understanding of relational databases and how to design a robust and efficient database. You will install and configure the MySQL server and clients. You also get an introduction to advanced MySQL tools and features. You can take this live, instructor-led course as a:

  • Live-virtual event: Take this course from your own desk, no travel required. Choose from a selection of events on the schedule to suit different timezones.
  • In-class event: Travel to an education center to take this class. Below is a selection of events already on the schedule:

 Location

 Date

 Delivery Language

 Brussel, Belgium

 6 January 2014

 English

 Berlin, Germany

 9 December 2013

 German

 Rome, Italy

 3 March 2014

 Italian

 Turin, Italy

 12 May 2014

 Italian

 Lisbon, Portugal

 14 April 2014

 European Portuguese

 Porto, Portugal

 14 April 2014

 European Portuguese

 Madrid, Spain

 13 January 2014

 Spanish

 Casablanca, Morocco

 13 January 2014

 English

You can also take the MySQL for Beginners course as a Training-on-Demand offering, starting training within 24 hours of registering and training at your own pace.

To learn more about this course, to register for an event, or see the other courses on the authentic MySQL curriculum, go to http://education.oracle.com/mysql.

Monday Nov 18, 2013

MySQL, Best of Both Worlds with SQL and NoSQL

We are announcing the new MySQL for Developers course. This training:

  • Takes advantage of both SQL and NoSQL
  • Shows you how to plan, design and implement applications
  • Brings you realistic examples, interactive instruction and hands-on exercises using Java and PHP
  • Covers MySQL 5.6 features including optimizer improvements
  • Helps you prepare for the MySQL 5.6 Developer certification.

You can take this course as a:

  • Live-virtual event: Take this course from your own office; no travel required. You can choose from a selection of events on the schedule to suit different time-zones.
  • In-class event: Travel to an education center to take this course. Below is a selection of events already on the schedule.

Location

 Date

 Delivery Language

 Brussels, Belgium

 9 December 2013

 English

 Milan, Italy

 7 April 2014

 Italian

 Rome, Italy

 16 December 2013

 Italian

 Utrecht, Netherlands

 9 December 2013

 Dutch

 Warsaw, Poland

16 December 2013 

 Polish 

 Lisbon, Portugal

 26 May 2014

 European Portuguese

 Porto, Portugal

 26 May 2014

 European Portuguese

 Barcelona, Spain

 27 January 2014

 Spanish

 Madrid, Spain

 17 February 2014

 Spanish

 Valencia, Spain

 21 April 2014

 Spanish

 Bern, Switzerland

 17 February 2014

  German 

 Zurick, Switzerland

 17 February 2014

 German

 Jakarta Barat, Indonesia

 6 January 2014

 English

 Petaling Jay, Malaysia

2 December 2013 

  English 

Makati City, Philippines 

9 December 2013 

 English

Casablanca, Morocco 

20 January 2014 

 English

Sao Paolo, Brazil 

9 December 2013 

 Brazilian Portuguese

To register for an event, request an additional event, or learn more about the authentic MySQL curriculum, go to http://education.oracle.com/mysql.

Monday Nov 11, 2013

Join Companies in Web and Telecoms by Adopting MySQL Cluster

Join Web and Telecom companies who have adopted MySQL Cluster to facilitate application in the following areas:

Web:

  • High volume OLTP
  • eCommerce
  • User profile management
  • Session management and caching
  • Content management
  • On-line gaming

Telecoms:

  • Subscriber databases (HLR/HSS)
  • Service deliver platforms
  • VAS: VoIP, IPTV and VoD
  • Mobile content delivery
  • Mobile payments
  • LTE access

To come up to speed on MySQL Cluster, take the 3-day MySQL Cluster training course. Events already on the schedule include:

 Location

 Date

 Delivery Language

 Berlin, Germany

 16 December 2013

 German

 Munich, Germany

 2 December 2013

 German

 Budapest, Hungary

 4 December 2013

 Hungarian

 Madrid, Spain

 9 December 2013

 Spanish

 Jakarta Barat, Indonesia

 27 January 2014

 English

 Singapore

 20 December 2013

 English

 Bangkok, Thailand

 28 January 2014

 English

 San Francisco, CA, United States

 28 May 2014

 English

 New York, NY, United States

 17 December 2013

 English

For more information about this course or to request an additional event, go to the MySQL Curriculum Page (http://education.oracle.com/mysql).

Monday Nov 04, 2013

Optimizing MySQL Database Operations for Better Performance

If you are responsible for a MySQL Database, you make choices based on your priorities; cost, security and performance.

To learn more about improving performance, take the MySQL Performance Tuning course

In this 4-day instructor-led course you will learn practical, safe and highly efficient ways to optimize performance for the MySQL Server. It will help you develop the skills needed to use tools for monitoring, evaluating and tuning MySQL.

You can take this course via the following delivery methods:Training-on-Demand:

  • Take this course at your own pace, starting training within 24 hours of registration.
  • Live-Virtual Event: Follow a live-event from your own desk; no travel required. You can choose from a selection of events to suit your timezone.
  • In-Class Event: Travel to an education center to take this course. Below is a selection of events already on the schedule.

 Location

 Date

 Delivery Language

 London, England

 26 November 2013

 English

 Toulouse, France

 18 November 2013

French 

 Rome, Italy

 2 December 2013

 Italian

 Riga, Latvia

 3 March 2014

 Latvian

 Jakarta Barat, Indonesia

10 December 2013 

English 

 Tokyo, Japan

 17 April 2014

 Japanese

 Pasig City, Philippines

9 December 2013 

 English

 Bangkok, Thailand

 4 November 2013

 English

To register for this course or to learn more about the authentic MySQL curriculum, go to http://education.oracle.com/mysql.

To see what an expert has to say about MySQL Performance, read Dimitri's blog.

Monday Oct 28, 2013

Develop and Use Applications with MySQL and PHP

Want to develop and use applications with PHP and the MySQL database? Consider taking the MySQL and PHP: Developing Dynamic Web Applications training course.

Before taking this course you should:

  • Understand how HTML files are assembled
  • Understand fundamental PHP syntax
  • Have some programming experience (preferably PHP)
  • Have some experience with relational databases
  • Have some knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming

This 4-day live, instructor-led course is perfect for developers who use PHP and MySQL to build and maintain their websites and who want to learn how PHP and MySQL can be used to rapidly prototype and deploy dynamic websites.

You can take this course as a:

  • Live-virtual event: Take this event from your own desk, no travel required, choosing from a selection of virtual events already on the schedule.
  • In-class event: Travel to an education center to take this course. Below is a selection of events already on the schedule.

 Location

 Date

 Delivery Language

 Jakarta, Indonesia

 3 December 2013

English 

 Rome, Italy

 5 May 2014

Italian 

 Turin, Italy

17 March 2014 

Italian 

 Warsaw, Poland

12 November 2013 

Polish 

 Madrid, Spain

 16 December 2013

 Spanish

 Tunis, Tunisia

17 March 2014 

French

For more information on the authentic MySQL curriculum, go to http://oracle.com/education/mysql.

Monday Oct 21, 2013

Get MySQL 5.6 Certified at a Much Reduced Price

You have already heard the great news that you can now prove your knowledge of MySQL Server 5.6 with the new MySQL certification exams:

Until December 21th 2013, these exams are beta phase so you get a fully-fledged certification at a much reduced price; for example $50 in the United States or 39 euros in the euro zone.

There is a lot of excitement around these new certifications as people ramp up to prove their expertise.

Here is some information that might help you are you prepare to get MySQL 5.6 certified.

Establishing What You Need to Know

Your first step is to chose whether you want to take the MySQL 5.6 Developer or MySQL 5.6 Database Administrator certification. Now click on the Exam Topics tab on the corresponding certification page. You will see a list of topics that you will be tested on during the certification exam. These are the areas that you need to improve your knowledge on, if you are not already expert.

Register For a Certification Exam

Click on the relevant certification and then click on Register for this Exam. The Pearson VUE site will guide you through signing up for an event at a date and location to suit you.

Preparing to Take an Exam

For each certification, you can click on the Exam Preparation tab. This indicates the recommended training and reference material that can help you prepare to sit the exam.

And why not follow the experience of others preparing to take these exams.

You could also read MySQL hints and tips from Jeremy Smyth who is part of the team writing the authentic MySQL curriculum.

Monday Oct 14, 2013

Join Those Adopting the MySQL 5.6 Database

MySQL Server 5.6 has seen fast adoption - the list of performance improvements and features make a convincing argument all on their own.

Join those adopting the MySQL database by taking the MySQL for Database Administrators training course.

This 5-day course teaches you all the core dba skills including what MySQL Server 5.6 brings you in terms of Replication. You will learn about:

  • Managing the MySQL Binary Log
  • MySQL replication threads and files
  • Using MySQL Utilities for Replication
  • Designing Complex Replication Topologies
  • Multi-Master and Circular Replication
  • Performing a Controlled Switchover
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting MySQL Replication
  • Replication with Global Transaction Identifiers (GTIDs)

You can take this 5-day live instructor-led course as a:

  • Live-virtual event: Take this course from your own desk, no travel required. Choose from a selection of events to suit different timezones.
  • In-class event: Travel to an education center to take this course. Below is a selection of events already on the schedule.

 Location

 Date

 Delivery Language

 Brussels, Belgium

 2 December 2013

 English

 London, England

 28 October 2013

 English

 Aix-en-Provence, France

2 December 2013 

 French 

 Bordeaux, France

2 December 2013 

 French

 Nice, France

 4 November 2013

 French

Puteaux, France 

14 October 2013 

 French

Budapest, Hungary 

 4 November 2013

 Hungarian

Belfast, Ireland 

 16 December 2013

 English

 Milan, Italy

 2 December 2013

  Italian 

 Rome, Italy

 18 November 2013

 Italian

 Utrecht, Netherlands

 2 December 2013

Dutch 

 Gdynia, Poland

 21 October 2013

Polish 

Istanbul, Turkey 

 25 November 2013

 Turkish

 Bangalore, India

 18 November 2013

 English

 Jakarta Barat, Indonesia

 16 December 2013

  English 

 Makati City, Philippines

 4 November 2013

 English

 Pasig City, Philippines

 4 November 2013

 English

 Casablanca, Morocco

 25 November 2013

 English

 Johannesburg, South Africa

 9 December 2013

 English

 Belmont, CA, United States

14 October 2013 

 English

San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico 

9 December 2013 

 Spanish

 Lima, Peru

 14 October 2013

 Spanish

Prove your MySQL DBA skills by taking the Oracle Certified Professional, MySQL 5.6 Database Administrator exam. And until Dec 14th, you can take this exam at a must reduced price, for example only $50 for exams located in the United States.

For more information about the authentic MySQL curriculum, go to http://oracle.com/education/mysql.

Monday Oct 07, 2013

Get Started on the Leading Database for Web Applications and Cloud

MySQL is the leading database for web applications and the leading database for cloud. To facilitate your use of MySQL, start your learning by taking the MySQL for Beginners training course

This course covers topics permitting you to:

  • Describe MySQL GUI tools
  • Describe the features and benefits of MySQL
  • Explain the basics of relational databases
  • Design an effective database
  • Build a database and tables by using SQL
  • Modify or delete database entities
  • Query data with the SELECT command
  • Join data from multiple tables
  • Perform nested subqueries
  • Use built-in MySQL functions
  • Explain MySQL storage engines
  • Explain database transactions
  • Obtain database metadata
  • Monitor database performance
  • Perform database backup and recovery
  • Export and import database data

    You can take this 4-day instructor-led course as a:

    • Live-Virtual Event: Take this course from your own desk, no travel required. Choose from a selection of events on the schedule to suit different timezones.
    • In-Class Event: Travel to an education center to take this course. Below is a selection of events already on the schedule:

     Location

     Date

     Delivery Language

     Brussels, Belgium

     25 November 2013

     English

     London, England

     4 November 2013

     English

     Berlin, Germany

     9 December 2013

    German 

     Stuttgart, Germany

     28 October 2013

     German

     Rome, Italy

     4 November 2013

    Italian 

     Riga, Latvia

    19 November 2013 

     Latvian

     Utrecht, Netherlands

    25 November 2013 

     Netherlands

     Casablanca, Morocco

     13 January 2014

     English

     Sao Paulo, Brazil

     7 October 2013

     Brazilian Portuguese

    To register for an event, request an additional event, or to learn more about the authentic MySQL curriculum, go to http://oracle.com/education/mysql.

  • Monday Sep 30, 2013

    Extreme Real-Time Performance With MySQL Cluster

    For those looking for extreme real-time performance, high availability and speed, consider MySQL Cluster.

    In the MySQL Cluster training, within 3 days, you learn to:

    • Describe the different nodes in MySQL Cluster
    • Install, start and stop nodes
    • Understand and work with configuration files
    • Upgrade a cluster
    • Explain node failure and understand how restart works
    • Configure the cluster for optimal performance

    Here is a selection of the events currently scheduled for this live instructor-led course:

     Location

     Date

     Delivery Language

     Bordeaux, France

     6 November 2013

     French

     Berlin, Germany

     16 December 2013

     German

     Munich, Germany

     2 December 2013

     German

     Budapest, Hungary

     4 December 2013

    Hungarian 

     Warsaw, Poland

     14 October 2013

     Polish

     Barcelona, Spain

     4 November 2013

     Spanish

     Madrid, Spain

     9 December 2013

     Spanish

     Bangkok, Thailand

     28 Jaunary 2014

     English

     Jakarta Barat, Indonesia

     27 January 2014

     English

     Seoul, Korea

     21 October 2013

     Korean

    Singapore

     30 December 2013

     English

     San Francisco, CA, United States

     28 May 2014

     English

     New York, NY, United States

     17 December 2013

     English

    To register for an event or to learn more about the authentic MySQL curriculum, go to http://oracle.com/education/mysql.

    Thursday Sep 12, 2013

    New MySQL Certification Exams

    Want to prove your expertise with MySQL? Why not get certified.

    Oracle has just announced the release of the new MySQL Certification Path including the:

    You can register for these certification exams from today. Learn more about these certifications on the Oracle University blog.

    Successful candidates will require a strong MySQL experience. Although there is no required training for these certifications, the following courses are highly recommended:

    For more information on the authentic MySQL curriculum, go to http://oracle.com/education/mysql.

    Monday Sep 09, 2013

    MySQL Brings Huge Performance Improvements with Each Release

    The MySQL engineering team constantly works to bring you huge performance improvements with each new release of MySQL. Here are four ways to help you get the most from these improvements

    Tap into Sveta Smirnova's MySQL performance expertise on October 1st 2013 at 10am Central European Time, by attending the 1-day virtual seminar, Troubleshooting MySQL Performance with Sveta Smirnova. Sveta starts with basics, working towards more advanced cases that DBAs usually need years of experience to identify or solve. Click here to learn more about this seminar and to register for the event.

    The MySQL Performance Tuning training course teaches you to:

    • Understand the basics of performance tuning
    • Use performance tuning tools
    • Tune the MySQL Server instance to improve performance
    • Improve performance of tables based on the storage engine being used
    • Implement proper Schema Design to improve performance
    • Improve the performance of MySQL Queries
    • Describe additional items related to performance tuning

    You can take this 4-day instructor-led course through the following delivery methods:

    • Training-on-Demand: Start training within 24 hours of registration and take this course at your own convenience.
    • Live-Virtual Event: Attend a live event from your own desk - no travel required. Choose from a selection of events on the schedule to suit different timezones.
    • In-Class Event: Travel to an education center to take this class. Below is a selection of events already on the schedule:

     Location

     Date

     Delivery Language

     Brussels, Belgium

     18 November 2013

     English

     Strasbourg, France

     22 October 2013

     French

     Budapest, Hungary

     15 October 2013

     Hungarian

     Rome, Italy

     2 December 2013

     Italian

     Riga, Latvia

     11 November 2013

     Latvian

     Utrecht, Netherlands

     18 November 2013

     Dutch

     Waraaw, Poland

     8 October 2013

     Polish

     Barcelona, Spain

     7 October 2013

     Spanish

     Madrid, Span

     25 November 2013

     Spanish

     Tokyo, Japan

     17 September 2013

     Japanese

     Jakarta Barat, Indonesia

     9 September 2013

     English

     Pasig City, Philippines

     16 September 2013

     English

     Sao Paulo, Brazil

     15 October 2013

     Portugese

    To register for a course or to learn more about the authentic MySQL curriculum, go to http://oracle.com/education/mysql.

    There are also lots of opportunites to learn about MySQL Performance during the performance tuning sessions at MySQL Connect.

    And to learn more about MySQL performance, why not consult http://dimitrik.free.fr/blog/.

    Monday Sep 02, 2013

    Develop Next Generation Web Applications with MySQL

    Want to learn to develop next generation web applications on MySQL using languages such as Java and PHP; take the MySQL for Developers course. In this course you will learn to:

    • Use MySQL tools to connect to databases.
    • Examine database structure and contents.
    • Generate database structure diagrams.
    • Execute complex queries.
    • Manipulate numeric, text, spatial and temporal data.
    • Execute complex subqueries and joins.

    You can take this 5-day instructor-led course as a:

    • Live-virtual event: Take this course from your desk - no travel required. Choose from a wide selection of events on the schedule to suit different time-zones.
    • In-class event: Travel to an education center to take this class. Below is a selection of events already on the schedule.

     Location

     Date

     Delivery Language

     Sao Paolo, Brazil

     6 November 2013

     Brazilian Portugese

     Brussels, Belgium

    23 September 2013 

     English

     Stuttgart, Germany

     7 October 2013

     German

     Budapest, Hungary

     9 September 2013

     Hungarian

     Milan, Italy

     25 November 2013

     Italian

     Rome, Italy

     14 October 2013

     Italian

     Utrecht, Netherlands

     23 September 2013

     English

     Utrecht, Netherlands

     9 December 2013

     Dutch

     Warsaw, Poland

     21 October 2013

     Polish

     Barcelona, Spain

     14 October 2013

     Spanish 

     Madrid, Spain

     11 November 2013

     Spanish

     Bern, Switzerland

     25 September 2013

     German

     Zurich, Switzerland

     25 September 2013

     German

    To register for this class or to learn more about the authentic MySQL curriculum, go to http://oracle.com/education/mysql.

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