There’s nothing like hearing directly from the developers. As an Oracle employee, I’ve already learned a lot about MySQL 5.6 and other recent updates. Nevertheless, I was impressed with a few new updates mentioned during the keynote. Here’s a list of items that caught my attention (disclaimer: this is a partial list)
**Performance — with the group commit feature in 5.6 and other 5.6 performance improvements, the overhead of sync_binlog=1 is less than 10%. In fact, with binlog enabled, 5.6 is faster than 5.5 without binlog enabled.
**Audit Extension — Oracle offers a dynamic plugin for enabling auditing for Sarbanes Oxley, PCI Compliance… (note: this is a commercial feature which requires a subscription)
**Foreign Key support in MySQL Cluster — I find it ironic that at the same time [Read more...]