MySQL 5.6.4 Development Milestone Now Available!
By Rob Young on Dec 20, 2011
I am pleased to announce that the MySQL Database 5.6.4 development milestone release ("DMR") is now available for download (select the Development Release tab). MySQL 5.6.4 includes all 5.5 production-ready features and provides an aggreation of all of the new features that have been released in earlier 5.6 DMRs. 5.6.4 adds many bug fixes and more new "early and often" enhancements that are development and system QA complete and ready for Community evaluation and feedback. You can get the complete rundown of all the new 5.6.4 specific features here.
For those following the progression of the 5.6 DMRs as the trains leave the station, you should bookmark these MySQL Engineering development team specific blogs:
- InnoDB Development Team Blog
- Marc Alff's Blog on Performance Schema
- Andew Morgan's MySQL HA Blog
- Mats Kindahl's Blog on MySQL Replication
- Lars Thalmann's Blog on MySQL Replication, Backup, Connectors
- Chuck Bell's Blog on MySQL GPL Utilities
Specific enhancements in the MySQL 5.6.4 include:InnoDB Full-Text Search
Better scaling of read-only workloads
InnoDB 5.6.4 supports databases with 4k and 8k page sizes
Other engineering team blogs include:
You can also track the thought and innovation leaders on the MySQL Optimizer and the new Optimizer specific improvements in 5.6.4 by following the MySQL Optimizer Team member blogs:
And of course you can follow others on the Optimizer team and all of MySQL Engineering teams by bookmarking/subscribing to PlanetMySQL.
We look forward to your feedback on MySQL 5.6.4, so please download your copy now and help us make a better MySQL.
As always, a sincere thanks for your continued support of MySQL!