MySQL Engineering Blogs
MySQL 8.0: It Goes to 11!
MySQL has over the years grown into a considerable family of products and components. Years ago, someone running MySQL would typically have a single Server instance. Advanced users might have two and run replication. These days, MySQL is much more of a distributed system, offering advanced...
Password reuse policy in MySQL 8.0
MySQL has various kinds of password policy enforcement tools: a password can expire (even automatically), can be forced to be of a certain length, contain amounts of various types of characters and be checked against a dictionary of common passwords or the user account name itself.…
New Defaults in MySQL 8.0
MySQL 8.0 comes with improved defaults, aiming at the best out of the box experience possible. Here we describe the changes and why they are made. Introduction Generally speaking, a good default is “the best choice for most users, most of the time”.…
One year of MySQL Replication Contributions
Since January 2017, the MySQL Replication Team has been involved in processing many Community Contributions ! We are really happy to receive contributions (and not only in the replication team), but this also implies a lot of work from our engineers, as more than resolving a bug or developing a new...
Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL Database 188.8.131.52.0 has been released
The MySQL development team is pleased to announce that Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL Database 184.108.40.206.0 has been released. Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL Database is the official MySQL plug-in that provides comprehensive performance, availability, and configuration information for...
MySQL Shell 8.0.4: Introducing “Upgrade checker” utility
MySQL 8.0 brings a lot of exciting new features and improvements. To make sure that your 5.7 system is ready for an upgrade there are certain steps you should take, described in our documentation: upgrade prerequisites. To make this process as quick and easy as possible we are introducing in MySQL...
Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL Database 220.127.116.11.0 has been released
The MySQL development team is pleased to announce that the fifth release of Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL Database is now Generally Available (GA). Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL Database is the official MySQL plug-in that provides comprehensive performance, availability, and...
More P_S Instrumentation for Group Replication
In order to improve observability and manageability of MySQL Group Replication (GR), we enhanced its instrumentation in MySQL 8.0.4. With these goals in mind, we have extended the usage of Performance Schema (P_S) from this plugin to the included Group Communication System (GCS) module as well as...
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