New Development Milestone Releases & Certifications!
By Bertrand Matthelié on Oct 03, 2011
In his Oracle OpenWorld keynote, Tomas Ulin, Oracle’s MySQL VP of Engineering, just announced exciting MySQL news, further demonstrating how Oracle drives MySQL Innovation! Here is a summary, with more detailed information following shortly:
1. Immediate Availability of the MySQL 5.6 2nd Development Milestone Release (DMR).
MySQL 5.6 builds on MySQL 5.5 by improving:
- The Optimizer for better performance and scalability
- Performance Schema for better instrumentation
- InnoDB for better transactional throughput
- Replication for improved data integrity with higher performance, availability and ease-of-use
- “NotOnlySQL” options for more flexibility in handling both key/value and complex query operations
- And more…
The MySQL 5.6 DMR #2 is available under the GPL and can be downloaded here.
Rob Young will shortly post a blog providing more detailed information, and you’ll also find technical content in our developer zone.
2. Immediate Availability of the MySQL Cluster 7.2 2nd Development Milestone Release.
The MySQL Cluster 7.2.1 Development Milestone Release builds upon the first DMR (7.2.0) announced in April 2011 with a range of new capabilities designed to enable the delivery of next generation web services, enhance cross data center scalability and simplify provisioning:
- Enabling next generation web services
- 70x higher complex query performance!
- Native memcached API
- Integration with the latest MySQL 5.5 database
- Enhancing cross data scalability
- New multi-site clustering
- Enhanced active/active replication
- Simplified provisioning
- Consolidated user privileges
The MySQL Cluster 7.2 DMR #2 is available under the GPL and can be downloaded here.
Mat Keep will soon post a couple of blogs with more information, and you’ll also find technical content in our developer zone.
3. New MySQL Enterprise Oracle Certifications
The integration of MySQL with other Oracle products makes it faster and easier for Oracle customers to deploy and manage MySQL.
MySQL is now a supported database platform for Oracle Secure Backup, and numerous offerings within the Oracle Fusion Middleware product family, including Oracle WebLogic Server, Oracle Data Integrator and Oracle Enterprise Performance Management.
New certifications expand the range of Oracle products integrated with MySQL, which already included Oracle Golden Gate, MyOracle Support and the first Oracle VM Template for MySQL Enterprise Edition.
Moreover, Oracle previewed a number of additional certifications in progress.
More details to come soon on that front as well!
Tomas also came back on recent announcements including:
If you’re either attending Oracle OpenWorld or in the bay area, we hope to see you at the MySQL Community Reception tomorrow Tuesday October 4th at 7.00 pm at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis - Foothill G.