MySQL 8 comes with many new features like a transnational data dictionary, new locking strategies, resource groups, CTEs, Windowing Functions, improved JSON support, invisible indexes, histograms, check constraints, and more. This session is designed for PHP Developers to see how to take advantage of these new features immediately plus show you how things behind the scenes like the new temp table that make queries much faster ‘out of the box’.

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Darren Wright at 14:52 on 3 May 2019

A lot of great improvements to MySQL, looking forward to using some of the new JSON functions. Dave was very knowledgable and showed some great examples.