Functionality added or changed:
Limited character set support for storage engine NDBCLUSTER:
The SCI Transporter has been brought up-to-date with all changes and now works and has been documented as well.
Optimizations when several clients to a MySQL Server access ndb tables.
Added more checks and warnings for erroneous and inappropriate cluster configurations.
SHOW TABLES now directly shows
ndb tables created on a different MySQL server, that is,
without a prior table access.
Enhanced support for starting MySQL Server independently of ndbd and ndb_mgmd.
Clear text ndb error messages provided by executing
SHOW WARNINGS after an error
has occurred which relates to the ndb storage engine.
Quite a few bugs fixed.