Monthly Archives: January 2021

5.6 Goes Deep-Six

When MySQL 5.6 went GA back in 2013, it was a major milestone for MySQL, with a large number of improvements and new features in areas such as InnoDB, partitioning, performance schema, optimizer, and GIS. And not least, 5.6 came with much improved security features and characteristics. But all things eventually come to an end. The baton passed to MySQL 5.7 and then 8.0, and as of February 5... Read More

Announcing MySQL Cluster 8.0.23, 7.6.17, 7.5.21, 7.4.31, and 7.3.32

We are pleased to announce the release of MySQL Cluster 8.0.23, the latest GA, along with 7.6.17, 7.5.21, 7.4.31, and 7.3.32. MySQL Cluster is the distributed, shared-nothing variant of MySQL. This storage engine provides:In-Memory storage – Real-time performance (with optional checkpointing to disk)Transparent Auto-Sharding – Read & write scalabilityActive-Active/Multi-Master... Read More

Announcing MySQL Server 8.0.23 and 5.7.33

MySQL Server 8.0.22 and 5.7.33, 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... Read More