class="alignright size-medium wp-image-17913" alt="InnoDB performance optimization basics" src="http://www.mysqlperformanceblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/InnoDB-performance-optimization-basics-300x221.jpg" width="300" height="221" />I recently stumbled upon a post that Peter Zaitsev published back in 2007 titled “
class="alignright wp-image-12668" style="margin-top: 5px; margin-bottom: 5px;" alt="Percona XtraBackup for MySQL" src="http://www.mysqlperformanceblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Percona_XtraBackup.jpg" width="206" height="78" /> Percona is glad to announce the release of
href="http://www.percona.com/software/percona-xtrabackup">Percona XtraBackup 2.1.5 on September 19th, 2013. Downloads are available from our download site
Later this week I’m traveling to San Francisco to attend
href="http://www.oracle.com/mysqlconnect/index.html">MySQL Connect – which looks like an exciting event to be at. I’m going to deliver two talks at this show, both on Sunday –
href="https://oracleus.activeevents.com/2013/connect/sessionDetail.ww?eventRef=mysqlconnect&SESSION_ID=6029" target="_blank">MySQL Indexing Best Practices for MySQL 5.6 and
MySQL DBA and Developer Certification Exams are now in beta! Besides covering the new material in MySQL 5.6, you now have to pass one exam to earn the certification where previously you needed to pass two exams. Signup at Pearson Vue and reserve your exam. Testing will start in October.
Percona is glad to announce the release of
href="http://www.percona.com/software/percona-xtradb-cluster">Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.5.33-23.7.6 on September 18, 2013. Binaries are available from the
href="http://www.percona.com/downloads/Percona-XtraDB-Cluster/5.5.33-23.7.6/">downloads area or from our
class="size-medium wp-image-16017 alignright" alt="Call for papers: Percona Live London" src="http://www.mysqlperformanceblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Percona-Live-London-2013-300x84.jpg" width="300" height="84" />With the close of call for papers earlier this month, the Percona Live London
Learn MySQL in a virtual self-study group for free with MySQL Marinate. The Boston MySQL Users Group is continuing this popular series where you cover a chapter a week in O’Reilly’s Learning MySQL, upload your homework, and learn MySQL. If you have co-workers or friends looking to add MySQL to their skill set, please let them know.