Functionality Added or Changed
SSL support has been updated.
The ShapZipLib library has been replaced with the deflate support provided within .NET 2.0.
Support for the embedded server and client library have been removed from this release. Support will be added back to a later release.
Improved speed and performance by re-architecting certain sections of the code.
collection has been updated.
has been updated to the procedure cache.
Metadata from stored procedures and stored function execution are cached.
MySqlCommand object now supports
asynchronous query methods. This is implemented useg the
PerfMon hooks have been added to monitor the stored procedure cache hits and misses.
Usage Advisor has been implemented. The Usage Advisor checks your queries and will report if you are using the connection inefficiently.
When using a
DbNull.Value as the value for a
parameter value, and then later setting a specific value type,
the command would fail with an exception because the wrong type
was implied from the
Driver.IsTooOld() would return the
Nested transactions (which are unsupported)do not raise an error or warning. (Bug #22400)
When adding parameter objects to a command object, if the
parameter direction is set to
before the parameter is added to the command object then when
the command is executed it throws an error.
Deleting a connection to a disconnected server when using the Visual Studio Plugin would cause an assertion failure. (Bug #23687)
Additional text added to error message (Bug #25178)
An exception would be raised, or the process would hang, if
SELECT privileges on a database
were not granted and a stored procedure was used.
Stored procedure executions are not thread safe. (Bug #23905)
The Add Connection dialog of the Server Explorer would freeze when accessing databases with capitalized characters in their name. (Bug #24875)