It is my pleasure to announce that MySQL 5.5 is now GA and ready for production deployment. You can read Oracle's official press release here
I am excited about 5.5 because of the performance and scalability gains
, new replication enhancements
and overall improved technical efficiencies.
Congratulations and a sincere "Thanks!" go out to the entire MySQL Community and product engineering teams for making 5.5 the best release of MySQL to date.
Please join us for today's MySQL Technology Update webcast
where Tomas Ulin and I will cover what's new in MySQL 5.5 and provide an update on the other technologies we are working on.
You can download MySQL 5.5 here
. All of the documentation and what's new information is here
. There is also a great article on MySQL 5.5 and the MySQL community here
Thanks for reading, and as always, THANKS for your support of MySQL!