MySQL 8.0 GA Is Here!

Yngve Svendsen

About Yngve Svendsen

Yngve Svendsen has been part of the MySQL organization since 2008. Based in Trondheim, Norway, he is Senior Director of MySQL Engineering Services and responsible for Release Engineering, QA and development lab IT services for the MySQL org at Oracle. Back in the mists of time he majored in mathematics before the dot com wave swept him into the devops field, first at the database startup company Clustra Inc. and then for Sun Microsystems. In 2005 he joined the Dark Side by becoming a manager in Sun's Database Group which was merged into the MySQL org when Sun acquired MySQL in 2008.

2 thoughts on “MySQL 8.0 GA Is Here!

  1. Thank you! Well done!

    Maybe someone can have a look at the following issues (Windows)?

    1) The C:\ProgramData\MySQL\MySQL Server 8.0 folder inherits Users group permissions, but that group should not have read/write permissions here, especially on shared hosting servers! Maybe the installer should remove the Users group at all.

    2) After fresh installation, the my.ini file created by the installer contains a link to the 5.7 documentation.

    Keep up the great work!

    1. Joe, thanks for the feedback. Much appreciated.

      If you haven’t already done so, please report these issues to the MySQL bug database at over at https://bugs.mysql.com using the “MySQL for Windows: Installer” category. That way it won’t get lost in the usual maelstrom of issues that we handle.

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