MySQL Workbench 6.1 is the upcoming major update for the official MySQL
graphical development tool.
Introducing over 30 new features, this version has many significant
enhancement focusing on real-time performance assessment and analysis
from the SQL statement level to server internals and file IO. You'll
see this in additions to the SQL Editor as well as new dashboard
visualization and reporting that takes advantage of MySQL Server 5.6
and 5.7 Performance Schema, and enhancements to the MySQL Explain Plans.
Additionally Workbench 6.1 this leveraging work from various teammates in
MySQL Engineering in introducing a schema called "SYS" that provides
simplified views on Performance Schema, Information Schema, and other areas.
Special thanks to the server optimizer team, server runtime team, and Mark
Leith. For Oracle DBAs MySQL SYS is similar to the V$ catalog views and
MSSQL folks its like DMVs (Dynamic Management Views).
MySQL Workbench 6.1 includes:
More than 60 enhancement requests and bugs reported by users have also been addressed, providing performance, usability and stability improvements
across the board.
For the full list of bugs fixed in this revision, visit
For discussion, join the MySQL Workbench Forums:
Download MySQL Workbench 6.1 beta now, for Windows, Mac OS X 10.6+, Oracle
Linux 6, Fedora 19, Fedora 20, Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 13.10 or sources,
In Windows, you can also use the integrated MySQL Installer to update
MySQL Workbench and other MySQL products.
- Download: http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/tools/workbench/
- Bugs: http://bugs.mysql.com
- Forums: http://forums.mysql.com/index.php?151