Oracle is second to none when it comes to support options for MySQL 8. From sustained long-term support for a static version, to hands-on consultative support, Oracle provides tremendous value to MySQL Enterprise customers.
MySQL Router is an enterprise middleware service for InnoDB clusters used to route client requests to database servers based on a number of configuration scenarios. Let's take a look at some of the configuration options, as well as keep track of what's new in version 8.0.
MySQL Enterprise Edition provides plugins that implement security features using external services for Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM) and Microsoft Active Directory, as well as an extra Oracle feature.
In less than five minutes you can configure a cluster of highly available MySQL Database servers with data consistency, built-in data conflict handling, node failure detection and automatic failover operations - with no manual intervention or custom tools.
MySQL Enterprise Backup is a high-performance backup platform that operates orders of times faster than the common mysqldump tools used by MySQL Community customers.
MySQL Enterprise Audit uses the open MySQL Audit API and Oracle audit specification to provide an easy to use auditing and compliance solution for internal and external regulatory and compliance guidelines.
MySQL Enterprise Monitor is the visualization dashboard containing all relevant information about the MySQL Servers being monitored - from replication topology to low-level OS configuration settings.
The MySQL Thread Pool is a server-side component in MySQL Enterprise that helps sustain server performance while scaling over an increasing number of simultaneous user connections to the database server. See how MySQL Enterprise maintains up to 60x better scalability than MySQL Community.
MySQL Firewall is an enterprise feature filtering all incoming SQL statements allowing administrators to approve or deny SQL execution based on matching whitelist patterns, with a training mode for helping MySQL determine acceptable commands.