Monday Apr 07, 2014

MySQL Utilities Make a DBA More Efficient and Productive

MySQL Utilities provide a collection of command line utilities that make it easy for database administrators to maintain and administer MySQL servers. The utilities perform a range of otherwise complex operations via a simple command, making DBAs more efficient and productive.

There are utilities for copying databases, comparing databases running on different servers, checking disk usage and for redundant or duplicate indexes, automatic failover, verifying replication configuration, cloning a running server, and working with audit logs. You can use all these utilities either standalone or with MySQL Workbench.

You can learn about MySQL Utilities and much more by taking the MySQL for Database Administrators course. This highly popular 5-day instructor-led course is available in the following training formats:

  • Training-on-Demand: Start training within 24 hours of registration, following lecture material at your own pace and scheduling time on a lab environment to suit your schedule.
  • Live-Virtual Events: Attend a live class from your own desk - no travel required, choosing from a selection of events on the schedule to suit different timezones.
  • In-Class Events: Travel to an education center to attend an event. Below is a selection of events already on the schedule.

 Location  Date  Delivery Language
Brisbane, Australia
7 April 2014 English
Sao Paolo, Brazil
19 May 2014 Brazilian Portuguese
Brussels, Belgium
12 May 2014 English
Cairo, Egypt
13 April 2014 Arabic
London, England
19 May 2014 English
Milan, Italy
12 May 2014 Italian
Rome, Italy
14 April 2014 Italian
Nairobi, Kenya
28 May 2014 English
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
19 May 2014 English
Mexico City, Mexico
5 May 2014 Spanish
Utrecht, Netherlands
12 May 2014 English
Makati City, Philipinnes
28 May 2014 English
Madrid, Spain
9 June 2014 Spanish
Bangkok, Thailand
21 April 2014 English
Istanbul, Turkey
9 June 2014 Turkish
To register for an event or learn more about the authentic MySQL curriculum, go to http://education.oracle.com/mysql.

The MySQL for Database Administrator course is the recommeneded training to prepare you to take the MySQL 5.6 Database Administrator OCP certification exam.

Monday Mar 10, 2014

DBAs, Learn about MySQL Where You Want, When You Want

If you have a busy schedule or too much going on to attend a live training session, Training-on-Demand is for you. With Training-on-Demand, you can watch recorded classroom sessions taught by top Oracle instructors and gain hands-on experience with a dedicated lab environment.

In viewing the classroom sessions, you access streaming lectures on your desktop or tablet, with the ability to fast-forward, pause, rewind and search.

MySQL for Database Administrators is available as training-on-demand. This course is designed for DBAs and other database professionals. Learn to configure the MySQL Server, set up replication and security, perform database backups and performance tuning and protect MySQL Databases. This class also helps prepare you for the MySQL 5.6 Database Administrator certification exam.

To see other MySQL courses available in the training-on-demand format, go to Training-on-Demand, click the Courses tab and choose the Database product area and the MySQL curriculum category.

You can also take MySQL courses as live-virtual events and in-class events. To learn more about the authentic MySQL curriculum, go to http://education.oracle.com/mysql.

Monday Mar 03, 2014

Demonstrate Your Expertise with MySQL 5.6 Certifications

Demonstrate your expertise with MySQL 5.6, and improve your career prospects, by taking the new MySQL 5.6 certifications:

These certifications give you a competitive advantage, by proving you have a skill set that is in demand, worldwide, while demonstrating your commitment to continuous learning.You can sign up now for these certifications via PearsonsVue.

To pass these certifications you need to have a good knowledge of the relevant areas of MySQL and significant hands-on experience. One step in your exam preparation could be to take the training course recommended for the certification of your choice.

MySQL for Database Administrators

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

  • Training-on-Demand: Start training within 24 hours of registration, training at your own pace.
  • Live-Virtual Event: Attend a live event from your own desk, no travel required.
  • 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

 Brisbane, Australia

 17 March 2014

 English

 Brussels, Belgium

 31 March 2014

 English

 Sao Paolo, Brazil

 10 March 2014

 Brazilian Portuguese

 London, England

 19 May 2014

 English

 Milan, Italy

 12 May 2014

 Italian

 Rome, Italy

 14 April 2014

 Italian

 Turin, Italy

 24 March 2014

 Italian

 Nairobi, Kenya

 24 March 2014

 English

 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

 3 March 2014

 English

 Mexico City, Mexico

 3 March 2014

 Spanish

 San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico

 3 March 2014

 Spanish

 Utrecht, Netherlands

 12 May 2014

 English

 Lagos, Nigeria

 7 April 2014

 English

 Makati City, Philippines

 28 April 2014

 English

 Warsaw, Poland

 7 April 2014

 Polish

 Singapore

 24 March 2014

 English

 Barcelona, Spain

 7 April 2014

 Spanish

 Madrid, Spain

 3 March 2014

 Spanish

 Tunis, Tunisia

 24 March 2014

 French

 Istanbul, Turkey

 24 March 2014

Turkish 

MySQL for Developers

You can take this instructor-led course from your own desk as a live-virtual event or travel to an education center for an in-class event. Below is selection of in-class events already on the schedule:

 Location

 Date

 Delivery Language

 Brussels, Belgium

 12 May 2014

 English

 Sao Paolo, Brazil

 12 May 2014

 Brazilian Portuguese

 Milan, Italy

 7 April 2014

 Italian

 Rome, Italy

 19 May 2014

 Italian

 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

 21 April 2014

 English

 Utrecht, Netherlands

 12 May 2014

 English

 Lisbon, Portugal

 26 May 2014

 European Portuguese

 Porto, Portugal

 26 May 2014

 European Portuguese

 Madrid, Spain

 17 March 2014

 Spanish

 Valencia, Spain

 21 April 2014

 Spanish

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

Monday Feb 03, 2014

How Important is the Performance of Your Database

Whether you are a database administrator, database application developer, web developer, system administrator or system architect, if you are working with a database system such as the MySQL Server, you will want to ensure the best possible performance. 

To learn about the great performance you can get from a MySQL Database, visit Dimitri's blog.

If you have experience maintaining a database server, can use MySQL tools and have knowledge of general SQL statements and SQL tuning principles, consider taking the MySQL Performance Tuning course. In this 4-day instructor-led course, you will learn about:

  • What to tune and why
  • Monitoring, benchmarking and stress tools
  • Problem and pitfall identification
  • Evaluating and improving performance
  • Improving query cache results
  • InnoDB's role in MySQL performance
  • Designing for performance
  • MySQL Optimizer
  • Performance impact of choices in hardware, OS, logging and backup

You can take this course through the following three delivery methods:

  • Training-on-Demand: Train at your own pace, starting within 24 hours of registration with streaming-video of classroom delivery and full access to lab environments.
  • Live-Virtual Events: Follow a live class from your own desk, no travel required. Choose from a selection of events on the schedule to suit different timezones.
  • In-Class Events: Travel to an education center to take this course. Below is a selection of the events already on the schedule.

Location Date Delivery Language
 Brussels, Belgium
 10 June 2014
 English
 London, England
 14 April 2014
 English
 Rome, Italy
 1 April 2014
 Italian
 Tokyo, Japan
 17 March 2014
 Japanese
 Riga Latvia
 29 September 2014
 Latvian
 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
 5 May 2014
 English
 Utrecht, Netherlands
 10 June 2014
 English
Warsaw, Poland
24 February 2014
 Polish
 Barcelona, Spain
 3 March 2014
 Spanish
 Istanbul, Turkey
 3 March 2014
 Turkish
To learn more about this course, register for an event, request an additional event or learn more about the authentic MySQL curriculum, go to http://education.oracle.com/mysql.

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 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.

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 Aug 19, 2013

MySQL Number One Skill for Linux Careers

MySQL is the number one IT skill demanded for Linux related jobs and continues to grow in importance according to the Linux Careers IT Skills Watch update 2013. So boost your career with the authentic MySQL Curriculum.

During the top selling course, the MySQL for Database Administrator, you will learn to install MySQL products, partition data, check and repair tables, perform backups and configure replication, create secured users and enable SSL security, and much more.

You can take this instructor-led course as a:

  • Live-virtual event: Take this course from your own 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 sample of events already on the schedule across the continents.

AFRICA

 Location

 Date

 Delivery Language

 Cairo, Egypt

 26 August 2013

 Arabic

 Nairobi, Kenya

 23 Septembre 2013

 English

 Johannesburg, South Africa

 9 December 2013

 English

AMERICA

 Location

 Date

 Delivery Language

 Sao Paolo, Brazil

 19 August, 2013

 Brazilian Portugese

 Mexico City, Mexico

 21 October 2013

 Spanish

 San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico

 9 December 2013

 Spanish

 Belmont Shores, CA, United States

 14 October 2013

 English

ASIA

 Location

 Date

 Delivery Language

 Bangalore, India

 19 Augsut 2013

 English

 Jakarta, Indonesia

 16 September 2013

 English

 Makati, Philippines

 30 September 2013

 English

 Pasig City, Philippines

 27 August 2013

 English

 Bangkok, Thailand

 26 August 2013

 English

EUROPE

 Location

 Date

 Delivery Language

 Brussels, Belgium

 16 September 2013

 English

 London, England

 9 September 2013

 English

 Aix-en-Provence, France

 2 December 2013

 French

 Bordeaux, France

 2 December 2013

 French

 Nice, France

 4 November 2013

 French

 Puteaux, France

16 September 2013 

  French 

Dresden, Germany 

 26 August 2013

 German

 Hamburg, Germany

 16 November 2013

 German

 Munich, Germany

 4 November 2013

 German

 Budapest, Hungary

 4 November 2013

Hungarian 

 Belfast, Ireland

 16 December 2013

 English

 Milan, Italy

 7 October 2013

 Italian

 Rome, Italy

 16 September 2013

 Italian

 Utrecht, Netherlands

 16 September 2013

 English

 Utrecht, Netherlands

 2 December 2013

 Dutch

 Warsaw, Poland

 18 November 2013

 Polish

 Lisbon, Portugal

 16 September 2013

 European Portugese

 Barcelona, Spain

 30 October 2013

 Spanish

 Madrid, Spain

 4 November 2013

 Spanish

 Bern, Switzerland

 27 November 2013

  German 

 Zurich, Switzerland

 27 November 2013

 German

 Istanbul, Turkey

 25 November 2013

 Turkish

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

Monday Jul 01, 2013

Becoming an Expert MySQL DBA Across Five Continents

You can take Oracle's MySQL Database Administrator training on five continents. In this 5-day, live, instructor-led course, you learn to install and optimize the MySQL Server, set up replication and security, perform database backups and performance tuning, and protect MySQL databases.

Below is a selection of the in-class events already on the schedule for the MySQL for Database Administrators course.

AFRICA

 Location

 Date

 Delivery Language

 Nairobi, Kenya

 22 July 2013

 English

 Johannesburg, South Africa

 9 December 2013

 English

AMERICA

 Location

 Date

 Delivery Language

 Belmont, California, United States

 22 July 2013

 English

ASIA

 Location

 Date

 Delivery Language

 Dehradun, India

 11 July 2013

 English

 Grogol - Jakarta Barat, Indonesia

 16 September 2013

 English

 Makati City, Philippines

 5 August 2013

 English

 Pasig City, Philippines

 12 August 2013

 English

 Istanbul, Turkey

 12 August 2013

 Turkish

AUSTRALIA and OCEANIA

 Location

 Date

 Delivery Language

 Sydney, Australia

 15 July 2013

 English

 Auckland, New Zealand

 5 August 2013

 English

 Wellington, New Zealand

 15 July 2013

 English

EUROPE

 Location

 Date

 Delivery Language

 London, England

 9 September 2013

 English

 Aix-en-Provence, France

 2 December 2013

 French

 Bordeaux Merignac, France

 2 December 2013

 French

 Puteaux, France

 16 September 2013

 French

 Dresden, Germany

 26 August 2013

 German

 Hamburg, Germany

 16 November 2013

 German

 Munich, Germany

 19 August 2013

 German

 Munster, Germany

 9 September 2013

 German

 Budapest, Hungary

 4 November 2013

 Hungarian

 Belfast, Ireland

 16 December 2013

 English

 Milan, Italy

 7 October 2013

 Italian

 Rome, Italy

 16 September 2013

 Italian

 Utrecht, Netherlands

 16 September 2013

 English

 Warsaw, Poland

5 August 2013 

Polish 

 Lisbon, Portugal

 16 September 2013

European Portugese 

 Barcelona, Spain

30 October 2013 

Spanish 

 Madrid, Spain

4 November 2013 

Spanish 

 Bern, Switzerland

 27 November 2013

 German

 Zurich, Switzerland

 27 November 2013

 German

You can also take this course from your own desk as a live-virtual class, choosing from a wide selection of events already on the schedule suiting different timezones.

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

Monday May 20, 2013

Get the Best from Web, Cloud, and Embedded Applications as a MySQL DBA

After taking this MySQL for Database Administrators course, you will be equipped to use all the features of MySQL to get the best out of your Web, Cloud, and embedded applications, whether you work with the command line or graphical tools such as MySQL Workbench and MySQL Enterprise Monitor, whether your application uses complex queries or the NoSQL API, and whether your preferred challenge is replicated servers or highly-tuned transactional systems.

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. You can choose from a wide selection of events on the schedule to suit different timezones.
  • In-Class Event: Travel to an education center to attend this class. Below is a selection of events already on the schedule.

 Location

 Date

 Delivery Language

 Brussels, Belgium

 3 June 2013

 English

 London, England

 9 September 2013

 English

 Aix-en-Provence, France

 2 December 2013

 French

 Bordeaux, France

 2 December 2013

 French

 Nice, France

 4 November 2013

 French

 Puteaux, France

 16 September 2013

 French

 Strasbourg, France

 1 July 2013

 French

 Dresden, Germany

 3 June 2013

 German

 Dusseldorf, Germany

 24 June 2013

 German

 Gummersbach, Germany

 1 July 2013

 German

 Hamburg, Germany

 24 June 2013

 German

 Munchen, Germany

 19 August 2013

 German

 Munster, Germany

 9 September 2013

 German

 Stuttgart, Germany

 8 July 2013

 German

 Budapest, Hungary

 4 November 2013

 Hungarian

 Belfast, Ireland

 24 June 2013

 English

 Milan, Italy

 7 October 2013

 Italian

 Rome, Italy

 17 June 2013

 Italian

 Utrecht, Netherlands

 24 June 2013

 Dutch

 Warsaw, Poland

 5 August 2013

 Polish

 Lisbon, Portugal

 16 September 2013

 European Portugese

 Cairo, Egypt

 30 June 2013

 English

 Nairobi, Kenya

 22 July 2013

 English

 Jakarta, Indonesia

 16 September 2013

 English

 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

 1 July 2013

 English

 Makati City, Philippines

 3 June 2013

 English

 Melbourne, Australia

 3 June 2013

 English

 Curitiba, Brazil

 27 May 2013

 Brazilian Portugese

 Sao Paolo, Brazil

 10 June 2013

 Brazilian Portugese

 Mexico City, Mexico

 24 June 2013

 Spanish

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

Tuesday Apr 02, 2013

Wide Selection of MySQL DBA Training Events

MySQL for Database Administrators is the foundation of the authentic MySQL Curriculum. By taking this live 5-day instructor-led course, you find out how MySQL enhancements increase performance, scalability, reliability and manageability of your Web, Cloud and embedded application requirements.

You will learn to:

  • Setup the server and databases
  • Maintain and secure data
  • Configure for performance and high availability
  • Explore real-world problems and discover best practices

You can take this course as a:

  • Live Virtual Event: Take this course from your own desk choosing from 15 events already on the schedule, delivered in English or Germany.
  • In-Class Event: Travel to an education center to take this course. Below is an impressive sample of events already on the schedule at locations around the world:

 Location

 Date

 Delivery Language

 Mechelen, Belgium

 3 June 2013

 English

 London, England

 13 May 2013

 English

 Aix en Provence, France

 8 April 2013

 French

 Dresden, Germany

 3 June 2013

 German

 Dusseldorf, Germany

 24 June 2013

 German

 Gummersbach, Germany

 1 July 2013

 German

 Hamburg, Germany

 22 April 2013

 German

 Munich, Germany

 22 April 2013

 German

Munster, Germany 

 9 September 2013

 German

Stuttgart, Germany 

8 July 2013 

 German

Belfast, Ireland 

24 June 2013

 English

Milan, Italy 

 6 May 2013 

 Italian

Rome, Italy 

17 June 2013 

 Italian

Turin, Italy 

27 May 2013

 Italian

 Budapest, Hungary

  4 November 2013

 Hungarian

 Amsterdam, Netherlands

 24 June 2013

 Dutch

 Warsaw, Poland

 20 May 2013

 Polish

 Barcelona, Spain

 6 May 2013

 Spanish

 Madrid, Spain

 6 May 2013

 Spanish

 Bern, Switzerland

 26 June 2013

 German

 Zurich, Switzerland

 26 June 2013

 German

 Istanbul, Turkey

 15 April 2013

Turkish

Cairo, Egypt 

 30 June 2013

English

Nairobi, Kenya 

20 May 2013

 English 

Johannesburg, South Africa

9 December 2013

English

 Tunis, Tunisia

13 May 2013

French

Dubai

4 April 2013

English

  Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

  6 May 2013

 English

 Makati, Philippines

 6 May 2013

 English

 Singapore

 8 April 2013

 English

 Bangkok, Thailand

 9 April 2013

 English

 Brisbane, Australia

 27 May 2013

 English

 Wellington, New Zealand

 13 May 2013

 English

 Sao Paulo, Brazil

 8 April 2013

 Brazilian Portugese

 Mexico City, Mexico

 20 May 2013

 Spanish

For more information about thsi course or other courses on the authentic MySQL Curriculum, go to http://oracle.com/education.

Wednesday Feb 20, 2013

Enhance Your MySQL Skills with Virtual Developer Day: MySQL

MySQL is the world’s most popular open-source database, and powers websites and applications of numerous leading and fast-growing organizations.


On March 12, we’re hosting the first Virtual Developer Day: MySQL at 9am PST to give you a one-stop shop to learn all the essential MySQL skills and the latest features in MySQL 5.6 GA. With a combination of presentations and hands-on lab experience, you’ll have the opportunity to practice in your own environment and gain more in-depth knowledge to successfully design, develop, and manage your MySQL databases.


Virtual Developer Day: MySQL

Featuring speakers coming from Oracle’s MySQL engineering, support, product management, and sales consulting teams, this FREE virtual event has two tracks tailored for both fresh and experienced MySQL users. Attend the live sessions and sharpen your skills to:
•    Develop your new applications cost-effectively using MySQL
•    Improve performance of your existing MySQL databases
•    Manage your MySQL environment more efficiently

If you’re in Europe, Middle East or Africa, don’t worry! We have another live event for you on March 19 at 9:00 GMT so you can join the sessions and get better with MySQL during your business hours.

Don’t miss this opportunity so reserve your spot today!

Monday Feb 11, 2013

New MySQL Administrator Training on MySQL 5.6

Get the most out of the great new release, MySQL 5.6, by taking the MySQL for Database Administrators training course.

During this 5 day instructor-led course you configure replication between multiple instances, design advanced replication topologies and recover from replication, network, or hardware failure taking advantage of MySQL 5.6 replication performance.

You also gain knowledge on the following:

Set up the Server and Databases

This course teaches you how to install, configure, maintain and tune databases for a wide variety of workloads and environments. You will install and configure MySQL and set appropriate configuration options. You will also connect to the server, using both graphical and command-line clients, while creating and populating databases.

Maintain and Secure Data

Expert Oracle instructors will also help you examine the structure of tables, their columns and data types and the different ways to check and repair tables. You will learn to program MySQL stored routines, events and triggers to process data in complex and automated ways. Explore how to partition tables, work with locking and transactions as well as the key features of InnoDB and other storage engines. You will develop an understanding of how data is processed, stored, and retrieved.

Configure for Performance

To help prevent and handle failures, this course teaches you to tune databases. Learn to choose and set the most appropriate options, while performing logical and physical backups.

Learn by Doing

Extensive hands-on practices guide you through each concept. You will install MySQL products, partition data, check and repair tables, perform backups and configure replication, create secured users and enable SSL security, and much more. Explore real-world problems and discover best practices as you work with the tools and techniques used by professional MySQL database administrators.

You can take this class as a live-virtual offering where there is no travel involved or as an in-class offering by traveling to an education center.

For full information on the authentic MySQL Curriculum go to http://oracle.com/education.

Friday Jan 04, 2013

Gain MySQL Database Administrator Skills to Access Top Data Jobs

As 2013 begins, MySQL is way ahead for job openings in the data area. So perfect your MySQL database administration skills with the authentic MySQL for Database Administrator course.

In this 5 day course, you learn to install the MySQL Server, set up replication and security, perform database backups and performance tuning, and protect MySQL database.

You can take this course through one of the following delivery methods

  • Training-on-Demand: Take the course at your pace from your own desk, following the instructor delivery of lecture material through streaming video and scheduling your lab exercises at a time that suits you.
  • Live-Virtual: Follow a live event from your own desk - no travel required - with live virtual delivery
  • In-Class: Travel to a classroom to take this event. Below is a sample of in-class events on the scheduled:

 Location

 Date

 Delivery Language

 Vienna,  Austria

 25 February 2013

German

 Mechelen, Belgium

 25 February 2013

English

London, England 

 11 February 2013

English 

Paris, France 

11 February 2013 

French 

Dresden, Germany 

18 February 2013

German 

Dusseldorf, Germany 

 11 March 2013 

German 

Gummerbach, Germany 

4 February 2013 

German 

Hamburg, Germany 

28 January 2013 

German 

Munich, Germany 

11 February 2013 

German 

Budapest, Hungary

18 March 2013 

Hungarian

Belfast, Ireland

 24 June 2013

 English

 Milan, Italy

11 March 2013 

Italian 

 Rome, Italy

 18 February 2013

Italian

 Turin, Italy

 11 February 2013

Italian

 Amsterdam, Netherlands

 24 June 2013

Dutch

 Nieuwegein, Netherlands

 8 April 2013

Dutch

 Warsaw, Poland

 14 January 2013

Polish

Lisbon, Portugal 

15 April 2013 

 European Portugese

Porto, Portugal 

 15 April 2013

 European Portugese

 Barcelona, Spain

4 February 2013 

Spanish 

 Madrid, Spain

 21 January 2013

Spanish

 Bern, Switzerland

7 February 2013 

German 

 Zurick, Switzerland

 7 February 2013

German

 Istanbul, Turkey

 25 February 2013

Turkish

 Nairobi, Kenya

 28 January 2013

 English

 Johannesburg, South Africa

 9 December 2013

 English

 Tunis, Tunisia

 25 March 2013

 French

 Bangalore, India

 28 January 2013

 English

 Tokyo, Japan

 4 February 2013

Japanese

 Tokyo, Japan

25 April 2013 

Japanese 

 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

4 March 2013 

 English 

 Singapore

28 January 2013 

 English

 Brisbane, Australia

 4 March 2013

 English

 Auckland, New Zealand

 21 January 2013

 English

 Ottawa, Canada

 28 January 2013

 English

 Toronto, Canada

 28 January 2013

 English

 Montreal, Canada

 28 January 2013

 English

 Curitiba, Brazil

7 January 2013 

 Brazilan Portugese

 Sao Paolo, Brazil

14 January 2013 

 Brazilan Portugese 

 Mexico City, Mexico

21 January 2013 

Spanish 

To find out more about this course or other courses on the authentic MySQL curriculum, go to http://oracle.com/education/mysql.

Note, many organizations deploy both Oracle Database and MySQL side by side to serve different needs, and as a database professional you can find training courses on both topics at Oracle University! Check out the upcoming Oracle Database training courses and MySQL training courses. Even if you're only managing Oracle Databases at this point of time, getting familiar with MySQL will broaden your career path with growing job demand.

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