Highlights of the long-awaited update

MySQL 8 makeover: RC1 is now available on GitHub

The long awaited update is here and there’s so much to see. This makeover is more than just a shiny new coat of paint on MySQL. But don’t worry: MySQL still offers the same great database management system, except now it works even better with modern applications.

Database decisions

MySQL is a great NoSQL

Nowhere else are business decisions as hype-oriented as in IT. And while NoSQL is all well and good, MySQL is often the sensible choice in terms of operational cost and scalability, says JAX London speaker Aviran Mordo.