Oracle recently published the MySQL 5.7.5 Development Milestone release, a pre-production release providing numerous improvements to the MySQL server. You can download the release here: http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/5.7.html
This release carries some incompatible changes, as explained in the release notes and in the blog post describing the release. During my work in the Server QA team I have experienced some of these changes first hand already, and we have had to modify some tests and tools to adapt to some of it.
One very big change (well, some may not notice at all, while others may need to adjust their tools and[Read more...]