Yesterday, Sept. 19, 2010 at the inaugural MySQL Sunday event at Oracle OpenWorld, we announced the MySQL 5.5 Release Candidate. The MySQL 5.5 release candidate helps improve the performance and scalability of applications across multiple operating environments, including Windows, Linux, and Mac. Enhancements include:
Improved performance and scalability:
- MySQL Server and InnoDB have been enhanced to provide optimum performance and scalability when running on the latest multi-CPU and multi-core hardware and operating systems.
- InnoDB is now the default storage engine for MySQL Server, delivering ACID transactions, referential integrity, and crash recovery.
- New semi-synchronous replication improves failover reliability by allowing the …