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MySQL Option/Variable changes in the docs

In amongst the other changes I made last week to provide the Reverse Changelog, I’ve also added some additional output to the Options/Variable chapter. Basically, for the OptVars Dynamic Docs, we track when each option/variable had a change, eithe…

MySQL University: MySQL and ZFS

I didn’t announce it last week, but I did a MySQL University presentation on using MySQL with the ZFS filesystem. ZFS is the main filesystem for Solaris/OpenSolaris and offers a number of different benefits for people using MySQL, including some i…

Selected MySQL Docs now at docs.sun.com

We’ve decided to make a number of our docs available through Sun’s docs.sun.com documentation website, in addition to our main documentation site at dev.mysql.com/doc. The documentation uploaded there is only a small selection of the total documen…

Reverse Changelog

One of the pain points of upgrading any software package is knowing which version to upgrade to when the time comes. With software that is frequently updated, like MySQL, choosing a version that provides new features and addresses issues you are a…

MySQL University Needs You!!

MySQL University keeps rolling along. We’ve had some fantastic sessions just recently (not including my own, of course!), such as Lenz’s presentation of backing up MySQL with filesystem snapshots, Allan Packer’s presentation on the optimization of…