Oracle Announces General Availability of MySQL 5.7

New version of the world’s most popular open source database is up to 3x faster than MySQL 5.6 in benchmark tests

REDWOOD SHORES, California, Oct. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Oracle today announced the general availability of MySQL 5.7, the latest version of the world’s most popular open source database. The new version delivers greater performance, scalability and manageability, plus enhanced NoSQL capabilities with JSON support and MySQL Router, which makes it easy to connect applications to multiple MySQL databases.

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“MySQL 5.7 delivers a wide range of innovations allowing developers, database administrators and DevOps teams to build and manage next-generation Web and cloud-based applications capable of processing ever increasing volumes of data,” said Tomas Ulin, vice president, MySQL Engineering, Oracle. “MySQL 5.7 builds upon Development Milestone Releases that have enabled users to preview, test and provide feedback during the development process – and as a result, this release has been a collaborative process involving many members of the MySQL community.”

Ulin will provide an overview of what’s new in MySQL 5.7 during the upcoming MySQL Central @ OpenWorld “State of the Dolphin” address in San Francisco on Monday, October 26 at 4.00 pm. Additionally, a http://labs.mysql.com. Group Replication delivers active/active write-anywhere replication clusters to MySQL, with support for automatic conflict detection and resolution.

MySQL 5.7 is scheduled to be available for download at http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/ on October 26, 2015. Terms, conditions and restrictions apply.

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