Wednesday Sep 16, 2015

MySQL Community team at WebExpo 2015 in Prague!

We are more than happy to announce that MySQL Community Team attends one of the biggest events focused (not only) to web professionals, WebExpo 2015!!! This is the first time MySQL attends this conference even when it's 8th edition of WebExpo in Czech!

The event will be hold this weekend, Sep 19-20, 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic. For the MySQL Community team there will be Morgan Tocker & Lenka Kasparova attending and staffing the MySQL booth. 

Do not miss Morgan's talk on "MySQL 5.7 + JSON" scheduled for Sunday, Sep 20, 2015 @ 12:00-12:40 in Divadlo ABC. 

Check the program at conference webpage & come to talk to us! 

Monday Sep 14, 2015

Fifth MySQL User Group meeting in Korea

We are happy to announce another MySQL User Group meeting hold in Korea:

  • Date: September 22, 2015
  • Time: 19-21:00
  • Place: Oracle Korea Office
  • Proposed agenda: 
    • MySQL JSON - Youngha Kim, TimeGate (MUG member)
    • MySQL Updates - Sumi Riu, Oracle MySQL Sales Consultant
Everybody around is more than welcome at this free local MUG event. Please find more information & registration at MUG Korea FB


Wednesday Aug 12, 2015

MySQL User Group meetings Jun - Aug 2015

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Tuesday Jul 28, 2015

MySQL 5.7 Community Contributor Award Program 2015!

A couple of months ago the MySQL Community team announced a new award program called "MySQL 5.7 Community Contributor Award Program” where we wanted to identify & reward the most active community members / contributors / active bloggers from the MySQL community world. Below you can find a list of our current winners who met any of following criteria:

  1. The most active code contributor
  2. Bug reporter
  3. The most active MySQL blogger
  4. People who play very active role in translation/documentation of MySQL articles 
  5. People who provide feedback on DMR releases, Labs releases, or change proposals 

We printed a limited edition of “MySQL 5.7 Community Contributor” really nice polo t-shirts for this program.  

It’s our pleasure to announce that following people were awarded - Congratulations to all!!!:

  • Shahriyar Rzayev, the Azerbaijan MySQL User Group leader for reproducing bugs in MySQL 5.7 
  • Tsubasa Tanaka, the MySQL ACE for his very active role in the Japanese community 
  • Ichii Takashi for reproducing bugs in MySQL 5.7
  • Peter Zaitsev for his active code contributions 
  • Clint Byrum for packaging work in Debian and Ubuntu 
  • Christian Hesse for his Workbench packages work 
  • Stewart Smith for his help with MySQL on POWER
  • Jeremy Cole, the MySQL ACE for active blogging and bug reports
  • Dmitry Smirnov for his Workbench packages work 
  • Konstantin Osipov, the Moscow MySQL User Group Leader for contributing multiple patches 
  • Edgar Knapp for reproducing bugs in MySQL 5.7  
  • Marc Trouwaert for reproducing bugs in MySQL 5.7 
  • Valeriy Kravchuk for active blogging and bug reports 
  • Giuseppe Maxia, the MySQL ACE Directorfor continual updating MySQL 
  • Daniel Van Eeden, the NL MySQL User Group Leader & MySQL ACE for his active role within the UG and active blogging 
  • Laurynas Biveinis for his active code contributions 
  • Shlomi Noach, the MySQL ACE for multiple suggestions on improving default configuration of MySQL 5.7  
  • Bill Karwin, the MySQL ACE for his useful feedback on the transition to script mode for MySQL 5.7
  • Simon Mudd, the MySQL ACE & Madrid MySQL User Group Leader for contributing a lot of feedback & blogging
… more winners will come soon because MySQL 5.7 Community Contributor Award Program continues!

Wednesday Jul 22, 2015

August - December 2015 -> Events where you can find MySQL

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Thursday Jul 16, 2015

MyNA (MySQL User Group) meeting

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Friday Jun 05, 2015

MySQL Community Event in Japan, Osaka

MyNA (MySQL Nippon Association) Osaka is organizing a MySQL User Group meeting on June 30, 2015. Everyone who is around and interested is more than welcome on this free MySQL event. Please find more details below:
  • Name: MySQL Community meeting
  • Date: June 30, 2015
  • Time: 18:30-21:00
  • Place: Oracle Office (Osaka)
     - Address:  9F, 2-4-27 ShinFujita Bld., Dojima, Kita-ku Osaka-shi, Osaka, 530-0003, Japan
     - Map
  • Proposed agenda:
    • "MySQL Update" by Yoshiaki Yamasaki, MySQL Sales Consultant, Asia Pacific & Japan
    • "InnoDB FTS" by Tsubasa Tanaka, MySQL ACE
    • "How to tuning MySQL with MySQLtuner" by a MySQL community member
More information and registration could be found at MyNA Osaka (MySQL Nippon Association).

Thursday May 28, 2015

MySQL User Camp, Bangalore India

We are happy to announce another MySQL User Group meeting in Bangalore which is happening every quarter. 

See event details below:

  • Date: Jun 26th, 2015
  • Time: 3-5:30 pm
  • Place: OC001, Block1, B wing, Kalyani Magnum Infotech Park, J.P Nagar, 7th Phase Bangalore, India
  • More information could be found at: 
  • Proposed Agenda:
    • “MySQL Tools Usage in Rakuten and Overview of Replication GTIDs” by Mahesh Patil
    • “MySQL Software Repositories” by Ahil Mohan
    • "Ansible for large scale MySQL deployment" by P R Karthik
You are welcome to attend!

Tuesday May 12, 2015

MySQL User Group Meeting Azerbaijan

We are pleased to invite everyone who is interested and around to the MySQL User Group Azerbaijan KickOff meeting. Please find more details below & at the link of MUG Facebook group:

  • Date: May 14, 2015
  • Place: Baku city, Murtuza Muxtarov str. 179/71  
  • Time: 7:00-9:30 pm
  • Proposed Agenda:
    • MySQL as open source project
    • Helping community improving project by
      • Sending Feature requests
      • Finding bugs, reporting bugs
More information & registration could be found here.


Friday Apr 24, 2015

Events and conferences where you can find MySQL - May-December 2015

Please find a list of conferences & events where you can find MySQL Community team or our experts talking about MySQL. We are looking forward to meeting to you!

  • May 2015:
    • OpenSUSE, Den Haag, Netherlands, (May 1-4, 2015)
      • Speaker: Georgi Kodinov on "Secure Deployment Changes Coming in MySQL 5.7”
      • Find us at our MySQL booth!
    • OpenWest Conference, Salt Lake City, US (May 7-9, 2015)
    • PHP Unconference, Island of Majorka (May 9-10, 2015)
      • as tradition we are part of this UnConference. 
    • PHP Tour Luxembourg, Abbaye de Neumunster, Luxembourg (June 12-13, 2015)
      • Talk secured by Carsten Thalheimer on the “One last thing about Open Source Databases - The upcoming MySQL 5.7” on June 12 @ 13:30-14:15
    • DrupalCon, Los Angeles, US (May 11-15, 2015)
      • Find our Community staff at MySQL booth!
    • PHP[Tek] 2015, Chicago, US (May 18-22, 2015)
      • Speaker: David Stokes, MySQL Community Manager on “MySQL Replication for Beginners", May 22 @9-10am
    • Linux Solutions & Libres, Paris, France (Date TBD) 
      • the event will be moved to October 2015 and probably joined with Open World Forum.
    • !Joomla JBeyond Developer Conference, Prague Czech Republic, (May 29-31, 2015)
      • Speaker: Andreea Ciobotaru on “MySQL High Availability”, May 29 @4pm
      • Come to vist MySQL booth in expo area!
  • June 2015:
    • db tech showcase, Tokyo, Japan (June 10-12, 2015)
      • We are going to have a talk on MySQL topic. Please watch the conference website for further updates.
    • OpenSource Conference, Hokkaido, Japan, (June 12-13, 2015)
      • We are having a MySQL session at this show. Please watch the conference website for further updates.
    • SouthEast Linux Fest, Charlotte, NC, US (June 12-14, 2015)
      • Please find our staff at MySQL / Oracle booth!
    • PyCon Singapore, Singapore, (June 17-19, 2015)
      • Find us at our MySQL booth!
    • Dutch PHP, Amsterdam, Holland (June 25-26, 2015)
      • Speaker: David Stokes, the MySQL Community Manager on “MySQL 5.7 New Features” on June 25@13:45-17:00
      • Find us at our MySQL booth!
    • OpenSource HK, Hong Kong (June 26-27, 2015)
      • Find us at our MySQL booth!
      • Speakers: 
        • Ryusuke Kajiyama on “State of The Dolphin 2015 - MySQL Technical update, MySQL 5.7 and beyond” (time/date: tbd)
        • Ivan Ma on "Demystifying MySQL for Oracle DBAs and Developers” (time/date: tbd)
        • more will be coming
  • July 2015:
    • OpenSource Conference, Okinawa, Japan (July 4, 2015)
      • Find us at our MySQL booth!
      • Talks - tbd. Please watch conference website for further updates.
  • August 2015: 
    • Mountain Moodle Moot, Minneapolis, MN, US (August 4-6, 2015)
      • Find us at our MySQL booth!
    • COSCUP, Taipei, Taiwan (August 15-16, 2015)
      • Find us at our MySQL booth!
    • Debian Conference, Heidelberg, Germany (August 15-22, 2015)
      • Find us at our MySQL booth!
      • For the approved MySQL talks, please watch the conference website.
    • Texas Linux Fest, San Marcos, TX, US (August 21-22, 2015)
      • Find us at our MySQL booth!
    • Froscon 2015, St.Augustin, Germany (August 22-23, 2015)
      • Find us at our MySQL booth! 
      • For the approved MySQL talks, please watch the conference website.
  • September 2015:
    • Pacific Northwest PHP, Seattle, WA, US (September 11-12, 2015)
    • WebExpo, Prague, Czech Republic (September 19-20, 2015)
      • Find us at our MySQL booth!
      • Speaker: Morgan Tocker, the MySQL Community Manager on MySQL 5.7 + JSON (Intermediate) - date, time - tbd
    • Live 360, NY, US (September 28-October 1, 2015)
  • October 2015:
  • November 2015:
    • All Your Base 2015, London, UK (November 13, 2015)
      • Find us at our MySQL booth!
    • Live 360, Orlando, US (November 16-20, 2015)
    • DOAG, Nuremberg, Germany (November 17-20, 2015)
      • Find us at Oracle booth!
  • December 2015:
    • JCConf, Taipei, Taiwan (December 4-5, 2015)
    • Tech15 UKOUG, Birmingham, UK (December 7-10, 2015)
      • Find us at Oracle booth!

Thursday Apr 02, 2015

MySQL User Group Meeting Hyderabad, India, April 10, 2015

We would like to inform you about upcoming MySQL User Group Meetup, Hyderabad on April 10, 2015.

There will be two sessions around MySQL New Features and MySQL Replication, to be presented by MySQL Consultants at Oracle followed by open networking session and snacks!


  • Day: April 10, 2015 
  • Time: 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm 
  • Place: Oracle India Pvt Ltd, Conf room: 3D007, Cyber Park, Salarpuria, Plot No : 67 Hitech city, Madhapur, Hyderabad – 500081 
  • Tel: 040- 67244474 (Oracle reception) 
  • Meetup Page

So explore this opportunity to get more knowledge about MySQL and increase your network with other MySQLers.

For registration please send an email to (so we can arrange enough snacks :)) 

Friday Feb 27, 2015

MySQL/Java Tech Day in Cameroon

The recently created Cameroon MySQL User Group in cooperation with the local Java User Group are happy to announce the MySQL/Java Tech Day covering both technical areas. This event is the first event on Java & MySQL in Cameroon and we are very happy to invite you to come if you are around.
  • Event : MySQL/Java Tech Day
  • When : 21st March 2015
  • Place :  ActivSpaces – Boulevard de la liberte, Akwa Douala
  • Agenda: available
    • 9:15 – 9:45: Keynotes: Introduction of MUG Cameroon & CemerJUG
    • 9:45 – 10:30: MySQL. The database for the web by Kwaye Gabriel Kant, the Leader of MUG Cameroon
    • 10:30 – 10:45: Coffee Break
    • 10:45-11:35: 10 minutes sponsor sessions (ActivSpaces, Objis, ABHoster, Novazen, FreelancerTech...)
    • 11:35-12:05: Cloud Computing: MySQL as a service by Patrick NDJIENTCHEU, CEO Founder
    • 12:05-13:00: Java Entreprise. JPA with MySQL database by Daniel FOUOMENE, PhD student computer Science, University of Yaounde, CEO Founder
    • 13:00-14:00: MySQL tools for Database Administrator by Stella BULU, Oracle DBA OCP, AppTech
    • 14:00-14:50: Lunch break
    • 14:50-15:30: What is Oracle ? By Eric NKILI the Oracle Application DBA, AppsTech
    • 15:30-16:10: Java Application Server: Deployment with Glassfish by Jeremie NGUETSOP, Java senior developer
    • 16:10-17:00: Conference/debate
We are looking forward to seeing you at this MysQL / Java Tech day on March 21st, 2015!

Monday Feb 23, 2015

SMUG - Sweden MySQL User Group meeting

We are pleased to invite you to the next SMUG meeting which will be hold on April 28th in Stockholm, please find more details below:
  • Where: King, Sveavägen 44, Stockholm, Sweden
  • When: Tuesday, April 28 at 3:00pm - 6:00pm 
  • Agenda:
    • Partitioning your data and partition news in MySQL 5.7 - Matthias Jonsson, developer in InnoDB team
    • New optimizer cost model in MySQL 5.7 - Martin Hansson, developer in MySQL optimizer team.
  • Registration pages:

MySQL User Group Nigeria (Coders234) KickOff meeting - the date has been changed!

We are pleased to invite everyone who is around to the first MySQL User Group Nigeria (Coders234) which will happen on March 4, 2015 (not March 2, 2015 as was announced previously, the date has been changed). Please find details about the MUG meeting below:

  • Date: March 4, 2015 
  • Time: 10am-1pm 
  • Place: Cyber Mate Rijiyan Zaki BUK New Site Road Kano, Nigeria  
  • Agenda:  
    • 10am - 11am: MySQL From the web to the Cloud 
    • 11am - 1pm: Effectively Deploy MySQL Applications on Windows 
  • Meetup link
  • Registration
Please come to join this KickOff meeting and learn on how MySQL fit the cloud computing revolution and how deploy MySQL Applications on Windows.  

Wednesday Feb 11, 2015

FOSDEM 2015 with MySQL & MySQL 20 years anniversary celebration!

During the weekend of January 31-February 1, 2015 we attended the biggest open source conference in Europe, FOSDEM 2015 in Brussels, Belgium. We got again great attendance from MySQL team from around the Europe with following talks in the MySQL & Friends dev. room on Sunday, Feb 1:

  • Andrew Morgan, MySQL Product Manager from the UK talked about "NoSQL & SQL - the best from both words". See Andrew's blog including the slides.
  • Norvald H. Ryeng, the MySQL Optimizer engineer, Norway with a talk on "Web Mapping with MySQL". Norvald also contributed to the other "Distributions" on "Upstream Downstream"
  • Luis Soares, the Lead Software Engineer and MySQL Replication Team lead, Portugal had 2 talks in the MySQL & Friends
    • Zooming in on the New MySQL Group Replication Plugin
    • The New MySQL Replication Features in MySQL 5.7 and Beyond
  • Sveta Smirnova, the MySQL Senior Principal Support Engineer & an author of book "MySQL Troubleshooting" had 2 talks:
    • Moving to the NoSQL side: MySQL JSON functions
    • Performance Schema for MySQL Troubleshooting

MySQL & Friends - Sunday, February 1st, 2015:

During Saturday we staffed the MySQL booth with a guest from Java team sharing the table with us. We got a several good questions on MySQL, JSON features, MySQL support, news and more. However we found out that the MySQL dolphins were even more popular than the boogie boots 2 years ago... almost all of them were out by end of Saturday's afternoon! 

The evening on Saturday there was a MySQL & Friends community dinner organized by Percona. This evening event socializing and getting the MySQLers together starting to be a tradition at FOSDEM, but this time also with a MySQL 20 years anniversary celebration with a fantastic MySQL cake!!! Almost all 36 registered attendees stayed till 11pm when we cut the cake. Many thanks (especially to Liz Van Dijk who made the cake by herself) for all the effort with arranging this great dinner! 

MySQL 20 years anniversary cake:

Liz cutting the cake:


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