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How to: Using Replication & Load balancing with Connector/NET

Connector/NET 6.7 provides replication & load balancing configuration that allows to connect to master/slaves environments and at the same time balancing the request over all the available server in this scenario. This post will show you how to configure and use these new features on a console application.

MySQL Connector/Net 6.8.1 beta has been released

Dear MySQL users,

MySQL Connector/Net 6.8.1, a new version of the all-managed .NET driver for MySQL has been released. This is a beta release for 6.8.x and it's not recommended for production environments.

It is appropriate for use with MySQL server versions 5.0-5.6

It is now available in source and binary form from http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/connector/net/#downloads and mirror sites (note that not all mirror sites may be up to date at this point-if you can't find this version on some mirror, please try again later or choose another download site.)

The 6.8.1 version of MySQL Connector/Net has support for Entity Framework 6.0

The release is available to download at  …

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MySQL Connector/Net 6.8.0 alpha has been released

Dear MySQL users,

MySQL Connector/Net 6.8.0, a new version of the all-managed .NET driver for MySQL has been released. This is an alpha release for 6.8.x and it's not recommended for production environments.
It is appropriate for use with MySQL server versions 5.0-5.6

It is now available in source and binary form from http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/connector/net/#downloads and mirror sites (note that not all mirror sites may be up to date at this point-if you can't find this version on some mirror, please try again later or choose another download site.)

The 6.8.0 version of MySQL Connector/Net has support for Entity Framework 6.0.

The release is available to download at http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/connector/net/#downloads

Holding MySQL HA workshop in Oxford

On 17th October I’ll be running a hands-on workshop on the various technologies available to provide High Availability using MySQL. The workshop is being held on 17th October (the day before the All Your Base conference) in Oxford (UK). The cost is £250 + VAT and you can register here.

This workshop provides an introduction to what High Availability (HA) is; what technology options are available to achieve it with MySQL and how to actually implement your own HA solutions. The session will be a mixture of presentations, demonstrations and (most importantly) hands-on tutorials.

We’ll start with an overview of High Availability – in general and in the context of MySQL and then a survey of the technologies to choose from:

  • MySQL …
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MySQL Connector/Net 6.5.7 has been released

Dear MySQL users,

MySQL Connector/Net 6.5.7, a new version of the all-managed .NET driver for MySQL has been released.  This is a maintenance release for 6.5.x.
This release is feature complete. It is recommended for use in production environments.
It is appropriate for use with MySQL server versions 5.0-5.6

It is now available in source and binary form from http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/connector/net/#downloads and mirror sites (note that not all mirror sites may be up to date at this point-if you can't find this version on some mirror, please try again later or choose another download site.)

Enjoy and thanks for the support!Enjoy and thanks for the support!

Connector/NET Team

How to: Using MySQL Connector/NET with Windows Store Apps

This post will show how to use Connector/NET and Windows Store Apps in Windows 8 to connect and retrieve data from a MySql Server database.

MySQL for Windows Store apps

Windows 8 has ushered in the era of Windows Store apps and touch in a Windows OS.  Windows Store apps can be written in a multitude of languages including all .NET languages, Javascript, HTML, and C/C++.  We want to make it easy to write Windows Store apps that connect to the MySQL database.  To that end, we have included Windows Store compatibility in our recent Connector/Net 6.7 release.

 This is done by providing a separate assembly that exposes some of the functionality of the standard Connector/Net provider.   Some of the areas of functionality that is limited or missing as compared to stock Connector/Net are:

  • SSL connections or Windows authentication is not supported
  • MySQLDataAdapter objects are not supported. All access should be through MySQLCommand and MySQLDataReader.
  • Only TCP connections are supported
  • Tracing is not supported
  • GetSchema methods …
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Forums available for your questions

We have forums available to help you answer your questions when dealing with our Windows products.  You can post questions, answer other user's questions, and find solutions to your own problems there.   You can find these forums along with many other resources in our Development Zione found at http://dev.mysql.com/.  The forums are located at http://forums.mysql.com/.

 Here are the forum links for our products:

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MySql Connector/NET 6.7.4 GA has been released

MySQL Connector/Net 6.7.4, a new version of the all-managed .NET driver for MySQL has been released.  This is the GA, is feature complete. It is recommended for production environments.  It is appropriate for use with MySQL server versions 5.0-5.7.

New features include WinRT Connector, Load Balancing support, Entity Framework 5 and Memcached. 

MySql Connector/NET 6.7.3 Beta 2 has been released

MySQL Connector/Net 6.7.3, a new version of the all-managed .NET driver for MySQL has been released.  This is the second beta release intended to introduce users to the new features in the release. This release is feature complete, it should be stable enough for users to understand the new features and how we expect them to work. As is the case with all non-GA releases, it should not be used in any production environment. It is appropriate for use with MySQL server versions 5.0-5.7.

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