MySQL 5.6 Transactions

The concept of transactions is a new topic added to the MySQL 5.6 Developer exam it wasn’t on the old 5.0 Developer exams and hence is not covered in the Developer chapters of the MySQL 5.0 Certification Study Guide (It is however in Chapter 29, in the DBA part of the book). Here are my study notes on transactions, cobbled together from various books and online resources. Read more…

How do I get certified in MySQL 5.6?

Back in 2011, I wrote a blog post outlining how to become an Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) – MySQL 5.0 Database Developer. Oracle have since changed the certification process and updated the exam for MySQL 5.6 with new topics, and this in new post I’ll give some tips and advice on how I prepared for the new 5.6 Developer exam.

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