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Announcing MySQL Server 8.0.16, 5.7.26 and 5.6.44
MySQL Server 8.0.16, 5.7.26 and 5.6.44, new versions of the popular Open Source Database Management System, have been released. These releases are recommended for use on production systems. For an overview of what’s new, please see http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/8.0/en/mysql-nutshell.html...

The MySQL 8.0.16 Maintenance Release is Generally Available
The MySQL Development team is very happy to announce that MySQL 8.0.16 is now available for download at dev.mysql.com. In addition to bug fixes there are a few new features added in this release.  Please download 8.0.16 from dev.mysql.com or from the MySQL  Yum,  APT, or SUSE repositories.…

Conferences with MySQL this week!
As a reminder for the shows where you can find MYSQL at this week, please see below: ​​GIDS - Great Indian Developer Summit, Bangalore, India, Apr 22-26, 2019 - with MySQL at Oracle's booth & with a MySQL talk given by Sanjay Manwani on "MySQLaaS & Rapid" in the Data...

MySQL Community Contributor Award Program 2019
We would like to announce that MySQL Community Team 2019 MySQL Contributor Reward Program winners. This award started in 2015 to identify & reward the most active community members from the MySQL Community world. MySQL Community Team let printed a limited edition of “MySQL Community...

Exporting Masked and De-Identified Data from MySQL
In all likelihood your MySQL database contains valuable and sensitive information. Within that database, MySQL protects that data using features such as encryption, access controls, auditing, views, and more. However in many cases you may need to share some of this data, but must at the same time...

Shows w/ MySQL this week
Just a friendly reminder for the busy week we have ahead of us... Please find below the shows you can find our MySQL staff at: First show where you can fid us at is the Oracle Code in Shenzen, China 2019, April 16, 2019  ​JSON is one of the flexible data for data exchange and storage...

Removal of implicit and explicit sorting for GROUP BY
In MySQL, historically GROUP BY was used to provide sorting as well. If a query specified GROUP BY, the result was sorted as if ORDER BY was present in the query.mysql-5.7> CREATE TABLE t (id INTEGER, cnt INTEGER); Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.03 sec) mysql-5.7> INSERT INTO t VALUES...

Support for Admin Interface in MySQL server
For some time, there have been several requests to the MySQL dev team to add dedicated support for an admin to connect to the MySQL server.  We received a contribution from Facebook, bug#90395 ,  to add this functionality, which we then paired with more requirements, implemented in WL#12138 and...

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