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Upgrading to MySQL 8.0 : Default Authentication Plugin Considerations
If you are upgrading your server to MySQL 8.0 and observe that your application is experiencing error related caching_sha2_password plugin, it is likely because your clients/connectors does not (yet) support caching_sha2_password plugin. To resolve this issue, you may consider using...

MySQL InnoDB Cluster – What’s new in the 8.0 GA Release
The MySQL Development Team is proud to announce the second GA release of InnoDB cluster! We listened carefully to the feedback we got from the previous major release (1.0 GA) and the last release candidate (8.0.4 RC) and incorporated many of the suggested changes.…

MySQL InnoDB Cluster 8.0 GA is Available Now!
The MySQL Development Team is proud and happy to announce the General Availability release of InnoDB Cluster 8.0! This is an extremely exciting release of our integrated, native, full stack High Availability (HA) solution for MySQL. InnoDB Cluster provides an out-of-the-box and easy to use built-in...

Backup of External Tablespaces in MySQL 8.0
Introduction We can categorize the InnoDB tablespaces created by users, broadly in following categories. File-per-table Tablespace - A single, file-per-table tablespace created in the datadir, which contains only one table. General Tablespace   - A shared tablespace created in the...

MySQL Enterprise Monitor 8.0.0 GA has been released
We are very happy to announce the general availability of MySQL Enterprise Monitor, Version 8.0. MySQL Enterprise Monitor is the best-in-class tool for monitoring and management of your MySQL assets and is included with your MySQL Enterprise Edition and MySQL Enterprise Carrier Grade...

MySQL 8.0: New Features in Replication
It is with extreme delight and a big smile on our face that we share the news that a new major MySQL release has been declared Generally Available (GA). The road to MySQL 8 was pretty eventful, sometimes painful and sometimes hard, always challenging, but nonetheless a great ride and an extremely...

MySQL 8.0 GA Is Here!

MySQL 8.0 – Announcing GA of the MySQL Document Store
In this blog I’ll explain the big wins that come with the MySQL Document Store in the MySQL 8.0 GA. Basically SQL + NOSQL = Winning Combination = Relational + Document Store + Hybrid = Big Win For Devs = Big Win for DBAs = Big Win for Data Analysts = Big Win for LOB owners First, let’s start...

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