MySQL 5.6 is now generally available. Read the press release.
Chock-full of new enhancements and features around performance, scalability and availability, MySQL 5.6 is the best MySQL release ever. Read Rob Young's blog article on the key enhancements in MySQL 5.6.
This is open source goodness all around.
Congratulations to the MySQL Engineering team on delivering a stellar product release yet again for the MySQL community and users!