Comprehensive Tools Together With Oracle’s World-Class 24×7 Support Deliver Increased MySQL Manageability, Higher Performance and Lower TCO

REDWOOD SHORES, CA, March 15, 2011 –(Marketwire)– Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)

News Facts

* An update to MySQL 5.5 Enterprise Edition is now available.

* MySQL Enterprise Edition is a comprehensive subscription offering that includes MySQL Database plus monitoring, backup and design tools, with 24×7, worldwide customer support.

* New in this release is the addition of MySQL Enterprise Backup and MySQL Workbench along with enhancements in MySQL Enterprise Monitor.

* Recent integration with MyOracle Support allows MySQL customers to access the same support infrastructure used for Oracle Database customers. Joint MySQL and Oracle customers can experience faster problem resolution by using a common technical support interface.

* Supporting multiple operating systems including Linux and Windows, MySQL Enterprise Edition can enable customers to achieve up to 90 percent TCO savings over Microsoft SQL Server.

Improved MySQL Performance and Uptime

New enhancements in MySQL Enterprise Edition include:

  • Integration with MyOracle Support: Allows MySQL customers to benefit from Oracle’s world-class, 24×7 support infrastructure. Also allows existing Oracle Database customers that may be using MySQL Database for Web and departmental applications to receive MySQL technical support via their existing MyOracle Support environment.
  • MySQL Enterprise Monitor 2.3: Introduces new rules and graphs that help users further optimize the performance and availability of MySQL Database and MySQL Cluster. The release also includes new MySQL, InnoDB and operating system-specific graphs that improve visual monitoring of key systems for real-time and historical trending purposes.
  • MySQL Enterprise Backup 3.5: Enables organizations to perform hot online backup of MySQL Databases. Improves data integrity and uptime by supporting full, incremental and partial backups, as well as Point-in-Time recovery and backup compression.
  • MySQL Workbench 5.2: Provides data modeling, SQL development and comprehensive administration tools, enabling users to visually design, model, generate and manage MySQL Databases.

Supporting Quotes
** “The latest enhancements in MySQL Enterprise Edition underscore Oracle’s commitment to helping customers be successful with the world’s most popular open source database,” said Tomas Ulin, Vice President, Engineering, Oracle. “With the enhancements to MySQL Enterprise Monitor and MySQL Enterprise Backup, along with streamlined, global support, DBAs and developers can speed their MySQL deployments while reducing total cost of ownership.”

** “With more than 50 million unique monthly visitors, performance and uptime are our first priorities,” said Bert Lindner, Senior Systems Architect, “The MySQL Enterprise Monitor is an essential tool to monitor, tune and manage our many MySQL instances. It allows us to zoom in quickly on the right areas, so we can spend our time and resources where it matters.”

Supporting Resources

  • MySQL Enterprise Edition
  • MySQL TCO Calculator
  • MySQL on Windows Online Forum and Registration
  • Oracle’s MySQL Blog
  • MyOracle Support

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