MySQL Enterprise Edition Product Guide

 
 
Whether you are building high volume websites, enterprise and departmental applications, or advanced communications networks, your organization needs the tools to build and manage these business-critical database applications. This paper explores how you can confidently deploy MySQL, on-premises and in the Cloud, as part of a cost-effective crossplatform solution for delivering high-performing, highly available, reliable and scalable applications. It examines some of the challenges associated with building and supporting scalable, data-driven applications using open source technologies and provides a detailed overview of how MySQL Enterprise Edition can address these challenges. MySQL Enterprise Edition, combines the most secure, scalable, “always on” version of the MySQL database with online backup, monitoring, management and visual database design and SQL development tools, all backed by Oracle Premier Support, 24x7 global enterprise-class support services. Further, MySQL Enterprise Edition supports your use of MySQL in conjunction with many of the Oracle products and tools you may already be familiar with or are currently using. MySQL Enterprise Edition is specifically designed to help you bring secure, high performing and scalable MySQL applications to market faster, mitigate risk, and ensure you meet customer and end-user Service Level Agreements (SLAs).
 
 

MySQL Enterprise Edition

MySQL is the world's most popular open source database. Whether you are a fast growing web property, software vendor, a large organization or an SMB MySQL can cost-effectively help you deliver high performance, scalable database applications. If you are currently using MySQL, you probably started with MySQL Community Edition. In fact, in many instances MySQL enters an organization via an application development project and makes its way into the data center when the application is promoted for production use. Challenges arise when these applications become vital to business revenues or key business functions. The most common challenges around running MySQL and other open source technologies are revealed by a simple line of questioning:

  1. How will you ensure you are using the most reliable, secure, scalable, up-to-date version?
  2. How will you know:
    • If a server or applications is down?
    • If there is a replication master/slave synchronization or latency issue?
    • If something else is affecting the performance of a server?
  3. Will you know:

As the world’s leading open source database, there are many options for MySQL HA, scaling all the way up to 99.999% uptime. This guide is designed to discuss