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Want to Learn MySQL? Try Oracle University's Updated MySQL Learning Subscription

Diana Gray
Sr. Principal Curriculum Product Manager

Get training on MySQL from Oracle University by purchasing the newly updated MySQL Learning Subscription.

Access new content, track your progress and get certified. 

The MySQL Learning Subscription now includes:

  1. New Content
  2. New Features
  3. Integrated Certification

New Content in the MySQL Learning Subscription

Content within the subscription is now uniquely tailored to job roles for the MySQL Administrator, MySQL Developer and we have added a new role, MySQL Security Administrator.

  • Select the role that you are interested in and voila – the content you need is divided into skill areas for that role.  This makes it easy to find what you need.
  • As you complete each course within the subscription, you can track your progress.
  • Watch demonstrations, participate in hands-on labs and gain deep insight through the latest MySQL training.

Experts bring you the latest in MySQL product information, including MySQL Security, MySQL InnoDB and MySQL Cloud.

Furthermore, during the length of your subscription, we will continue to add content as it becomes available to ensure your skills evolve right alongside the product.

MySQL Security Experts Share Insight within the MySQL Learning Subscription

Dave Stokes is a MySQL Community Manager who previously worked in the certification department as a programmer and manager.

He started programming in FORTRAN on punch cards and has worked for companies ranging alphabetically from the American Heart Association to Xerox in positions ranging from full LAMP stack developer to anti-submarine warfare.

He has enjoyed his last decade with MySQL the most. David created two new MySQL Security Modules to get you started:

  • Overview and Best Practices
  • Authentication

Georgi "Joro" Kodinov, Senior MySQL Software Development Manager, has been with MySQL since 2006 after spending time in banking IT and software development. He's a lead for the Server General MySQL development team that deals with security, performance monitoring and mysql client/server protocol. 

Joro is working out of Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Listen to Joro present the following MySQL Security topics:

  • Authorization and Access Control
  • SSL/TLS Basics
  • Secure Connections in MySQL
  • General Server Hardening

Mike Frank, MySQL Product Management Director, spent the past 20 years helping organizations formulate and implement complex new products and strategies.

His background spans database development, tools, packaging, security, and backup. He has brought well over 15 new to market products.

During 8 years at MySQL, he has been instrumental in working with various database and development tools, the mysql repos, and various security products and features.

As a founder and VP of Products at Gazzang (acq. by Cloudera) he brought to market Linux TDE and a SaaS key management products.

As a co-founder and head of products at Idera he brought to market 5 database management products, including SQL Secure, SQL Compliance Manager, and SQLsafe.

At PentaSafe (acq. By NetIQ), as product author and product line manager, he created a line of products for security and risk assessment of Linux and Web Servers. Mike's experience spans databases, operating systems, security, e-business, and trading systems.

Mike reviews the following new MySQL Security topics within the MySQL Learning Subscription:

  • MySQL Enterprise Audit
  • MySQL Enterprise Firewall
  • Transparent Data Encryption (TDE)
  • Security Guidelines for Application Development

New Features within the MySQL Learning Subscription

New features within this subscription include the ability to track your progress, chances to reach out to an instructor with questions and the ability to listen to live events.

Preview the MySQL Learning Subscription to see how easy it is to navigate from one area to another.

Get Certified in MySQL via Integrated Certification Exams

Integrated certification exams are included right within the subscription. You have the opportunity to take each exam once as soon as you feel you are ready to take that next step and get certified.

MySQL Certifications validate your expertise to current and future employers and are highly regarded in the industry. Gain confidence that you clearly understand how to administer or develop MySQL.

Did I mention that MySQL is the world's most popular open source database?

This is your opportunity to learn how MySQL can cost-effectively help you deliver high performance, scalable database applications – with this exciting new turnkey learning solution from Oracle University.

We welcome comments or questions you have about our exciting new MySQL Learning Subscription offering.

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Comments ( 1 )
  • Asparuh Polyovski Friday, January 12, 2018
    I have taken already Oracle Certified Professional, MySQL 5.6 Database Administrator course (Ed4 VOD) and it helped me to survive 1 month at my new job as MySQL DBA. It is a nice course and I would like to see more such a great offers. Thanks OU team!
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