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MySQL participating to HKOSCon 2018

From June 16th to 17th, the MySQL Team will be attending and speaking at the Hong Kong Open Source Conference 2018. Unfortunately I won’t be present but some of my great colleagues will be speaking about MySQL. If you are planning to attend HKOSCon2018, don’t miss their talks: Heading to the New Stage of MySQL 8.0 – Ivan Ma Crossing … Read More


TOP 10 MySQL 8.0 features for developers

MySQL 8.0 RC2 has just been released with a lot of new features compared to MySQL 5.7. In this blog post, I will list the top 10 new features that should excite developers. These functionalities are presented in descending order of preference of our MySQL Community. TOP 10 MySQL Document Store Default to utf8mb4 JSON enhancements CTEs Window Functions Descending … Read More


MySQL Document Store: creating generated columns like a boss ;)

Last Thursday, I was introducing MySQL Document Store in Ghent, BE at Percona University. I was explaining how great is this technology and how MySQL can replace your NoSQL database but still provides you all the benefits from a RDBMS. This is the full presentation: Introduction to MySQL Document Store from Frederic Descamps Then somebody came with a nice question. … Read More


Jeudis du Libre – Mons

Yesterday I was invited to speak at the “Jeudis du Libre” in Mons. The location was very special as it was in one auditorium of Polytech, the oldest university in the city of Mons. I presented in French two very hot topics in the MySQL ecosystem: MySQL InnoDB Cluster MySQL as Document Store with JSON datatype & X plugin Those … Read More


Slides of yesterday’s presentations in Paris

Yesterday I was in Paris to attend a OpenTech Meetup related to MySQL. You can find below the two presentations I gave (Warning: in French). Haute disponibilité my sql avec group réplication from Frédéric Descamps MySQL 5.7 & JSON – Nouvelles opportunités pour les dévelopeurs from Frédéric Descamps The audience was very interested and I got several good questions. It … Read More


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