Category Archives: Announcements

Official MySQL RE announcements

The Amazing Shrinking Tarball

MySQL has grown over the years, with much richer functionality and indeed support for whole new usage scenarios. However, all this goodness comes along with another kind of growth, namely a considerable increase in the size of the binary distribution of MySQL Server. We’re now taking some quite significant steps to address this. In many cases package size is not really a problem: most... Read More

MySQL is Ready for Fedora 30

Fedora 30 is out today. We congratulate the Fedora community on another rev of their favorite Linux distro. As usual, we support the latest Fedora from day one, and we have added the following MySQL products to our official MySQL yum repos: MySQL Server (8.0.16 and 5.7.26) Connector C++ 8.0.16 Connector Python 8.0.16 Connector ODBC 8.0.16 Connector Java 8.0.16 Router... Read More

Multi-arch Docker Images for MySQL Server

Since the new 8.0.13 release we publish docker images for a new architecture: aarch64, as part of our normal release process. This means that the mysql/mysql-server docker image will work on both amd64 and aarch64 architectures. The newest images are as usually available on dockerhub. On amd64 machines: $ docker pull mysql/mysql-server:8.0.13 $ docker run -ti mysql/mysql-server:8.0.13 mysql... Read More

Adding Support in MySQL 8 for openSUSE and SLE 15

With the release of MySQL 8.0.13 yesterday, we added support in MySQL 8 for SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE) 15, the brand new version of one of the key enterprise Linux distros out there. At the same time, we also introduced support for SLE 15’s community twin, openSUSE Leap 15. So as of yesterday, all MySQL 8 server and client products are available both for SLE and openSUSE 15. Now, with... Read More