Oracle says MySQL 5.7 now available 


Oracle announced the general availability of MySQL 5.7, the latest version of the open source database.

The company said MySQL 5.7 works at a speed which is thrice faster than MySQL 5.6.  New capabilities of the new open source data base include increased performance and concurrency, enhanced on-line operations, spatial indexes, native partitioning and more.

“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.

According to a press release, 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 webcast will be held on November 11, 2015, at 9.00 a.m. US Pacific Time.

Oracle also announced the general availability of new MySQL Router. The company says the new router simplifies application development by routing queries to MySQL databases for increased performance and uptime.

MySQL Router also provides cross-language support for MySQL Fabric, making it simpler to manage groups of MySQL databases.

The annual Oracle OpenWorld 2015 conference will showcase applications, database, server and storage systems, industries, management, cloud and infrastructure solutions — all engineered for innovation.

Oracle India Managing Director Shailender Kumar said Oracle is shifting the complexity from IT, moving it out of the enterprise by engineering hardware and software to work together.

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