Last week was a banner week for MySQL at OSCON. We had many MySQL developers meeting with the MySQL community, conducting technical sessions, leading BOF sessions, working the exhibit hall, and confirming Oracle's leadership in the technical evolution of MySQL. The highlight of the week was the unveiling of even more 5.6 early access InnoDB and Replication features that are now available for early adopters to download, evaluate and shape via labs.mysql.com.
InnoDB is one of MySQL's "crown jewels" and beginning in 5.5 is now the default storage engine. The following 5.6 feature improvements are in direct response to community and customer feedback and requests. The new 5.6 early access features include:
- Full-text search
- REDO log files max size extended to