- Fact: MySQL 5.6 was released as GA in February 2013
- Fact: MySQL 5.6 has been available with its complete set of features since September 2012
- Fact: On September 21st, Oracle has released MySQL 5.7.2, which is the de facto major release after MySQL 5.6 (5.7.1 was just a token “we’re-still-in-business” release).
- Fact: As of today, there is no GA-ready fork of MySQL 5.6.
Percona Server is still in RC state, while MariaDB, with its runaway version 10, is still in alpha state. Of …[Read more...]