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New Development Milestone Releases & Certifications!

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
(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
  • 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

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
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

More details to come soon on that front as well!

Tomas also came back on recent announcements including:

· The new MySQL Installer
for Windows and Certification for Windows Server 2008 R2 Failover Clustering

· The
new MySQL Enterprise commercial extensions

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
San Francisco Marriott Marquis - Foothill G.


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