System News
27 Apr 2009
MySQL 6.0's Pool-of-Threads Scheduler and Its Impact on Throughput
Maintaining Database Connections at What Cost to Database Overhead

"Testing the New Pool-of-Threads Scheduler in MySQL 6.0" is the subject of a Sun blog where timc reports on his investigation into whether the Pool-of-Threads scheduler can provide an operating mode that supports a large number of clients that will be maintaining their connections to the database, without also sending a constant stream of requests to that database.
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30 Apr 2009
Upcoming MySQL Webinars
Informative Technical and Not so Technical Live Discussions on MySQL

Multiple live webinars on MySQL topics are scheduled through out the month of May. The following topics are set to be covered:

  • Memcached Technical Deep Dive
  • Scaling MySQL for Data Warehousing with Infobright
  • MySQL and Search at Craigslist
  • Controlling Storage Costs of Rich Media for Web
  • For Commercial ISVs and OEMs: Securely and Seamlessly Deploy MySQL with Your Application
  • Running MySQL Web Services on Sun Systems with Intel Xeon 5500 Processors
  • Guide to Open Source Data Warehousing for Communications Service Providers
  • For Commercial ISVs: The New MySQL Connector/C++
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28 Apr 2009
MySQL Applications, Partners and Community Members Recognized
At the Annual MySQL Awards in Conjunction with 2009 MySQL Conference & Expo

Near the conclusion of the seventh annual MySQL Conference & Expo held April 20-24 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, recognition of the open source database's best customers, partners and open source community contributors was announced. Awards were presented for Applications of the Year, Partners of the Year, and Community Members of the Year.
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28 Apr 2009
Download for MySQL Cluster 7.0 Available
April 30th Webinar Explains "What's New"

Sun released the next version of its MySQL Cluster 7.0. This real-time database combines the flexibility of a high availability relational database with the low TCO of open source. MySQL Cluster 7.0 provides new features and management tools.
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