This is a new Beta development release, fixing recently discovered bugs in previous MySQL Cluster releases.
MySQL Cluster NDB 6.3 no longer in development. MySQL Cluster NDB 6.3 is no longer being actively developed; if you are using a MySQL Cluster NDB 6.3 release, you should upgrade to the latest version of MySQL Cluster, which is available from http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/cluster/ .
Obtaining MySQL Cluster NDB 6.3. This is a source-only release, which you must compile and install using the instructions found in Installing MySQL from Source, and in MySQL Cluster Installation and Upgrades. You can download the GPL source tarball from the MySQL FTP site at ftp://ftp.mysql.com/pub/mysql/download/cluster_telco/.
This Beta release incorporates all bugfixes and changes made in the previous MySQL Cluster NDB 6.3 release, as well as all bugfixes and feature changes which were added in mainline MySQL 5.1 through MySQL 5.1.22 (see Changes in MySQL 5.1.22 (2007-09-24, Release Candidate)).
Please refer to our bug database at http://bugs.mysql.com/ for more details about the individual bugs fixed in this version.
Functionality Added or Changed
NDB error codes to MySQL
storage engine error codes has been improved.
Replication; Cluster Replication:
A server status variable
now provides a count of the number of times that conflict
resolution for MySQL Cluster Replication has been applied.
See MySQL Cluster Replication Conflict Resolution, for more information.
The description of the
Attempting to restore a backup made on a cluster host using one endian to a machine using the other endian could cause the cluster to fail. (Bug #29674)
Errors could sometimes occur during an online
COLUMN under load.