Announcing MySQL Server 5.5.56

MySQL Server 5.5.56, new versions of the popular Open Source Database
Management System, have been released. These releases are recommended
for use on production systems.

For an overview of what’s new, please see

For information on installing the release on new servers,
please see the MySQL installation documentation at

These server releases are available in source and binary form for a
number of platforms from our download pages at

They also available from our repository for Linux platforms, go here for

Windows packages are available via the Installer for Windows or .ZIP
(no-install) packages for more advanced needs. The point and click
configuration wizards and all MySQL products are available in the
unified Installer for Windows:

Enterprise binaries for these new releases are available on My Oracle

Choose the “Patches & Updates” tab, and then choose the “Product or
Family (Advanced Search)” side tab in the “Patch Search” portlet.

We welcome and appreciate your feedback, bug reports, bug fixes,
patches, etc.:

The following sections list the changes in the release since the
previous one. They may also be viewed online at