Percona Server 5.6.13-61.0 first GA release is now available

Percona Server version 5.6.13-61.0

Percona is glad to announce the first GA (Generally Available) release of Percona Server 5.6.13-61.0 on October 7th, 2013 (Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories.

Based on MySQL 5.6.13, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.6.13-61.0 is the first GA release in the Percona Server 5.6 series. All of Percona‘s software is open-source and free, all the details of the release can be found in the 5.6.13-61.0 milestone at Launchpad.

New Features:

Bugs Fixed:

  • Due to an incompatible upstream change that went unnoticed, the page cleaner thread would attempt to replay any file operations it encountered. In most cases this were a no-op, but there were race conditions for certain DDL operations that would have resulted in server crash. Bug fixed #1217002.
  • apt-get upgrade of Percona Server would fail in post-installation step if server failed to start. Bug fixed #1002500.
  • Percona Server 5.6 now ships with memcached plugins. Bug fixed #1159621.
  • Fixed the dependency issues in binary tarballs releases. Bug fixed #1172916.
  • Error in install_layout.cmake could cause that some library files, during the build, end up in different directories on x86_64 environment. Bug fixed #1174300.
  • Server would crash if empty string was passed to AES_ENCRYPT when older OpenSSL version was used. Upstream bug fixed #70489, bug fixed #1201033.
  • Kill Idle Transactions feature didn’t work correctly if Thread Pool was enabled. Bug fixed #1201440.
  • Percona Server 5.6.12-60.4 would crash if server was started with Thread Pool feature enabled. Bugs fixed #1201681, #1194097 and #1201442.
  • Memory leak was introduced by the fix for bug #1132194. Bug fixed #1204873.
  • A server could have crashed under a heavy I/O-bound workload involving compressed InnoDB tables. Bug fixed #1224432.
  • A potential deadlock, involving DDL, SELECT, SHOW ENGINE INNODB STATUS, and KILL, has been fixed. Fixed the upstream bug #60682, bug fixed #1115048.
  • A memory leak in Utility user feature has been fixed. Bug fixed #1166638.
  • A server could crash due to a race condition between a INNODB_CHANGED_PAGES query and bitmap file delete by PURGE CHANGED_PAGE_BITMAP or directly on the file system. Bug fixed #1191580.
  • Percona Server could not be built with Thread Pool feature and -DWITH_PERFSCHEMA_ENGINE=OFF option. Bug fixed #1196383.
  • Page cleaner should perform LRU flushing regardless of server activity. Fixed the upstream bug #70500, bug fixed #1234562.
  • Fixed the upstream bug #64556 which could cause an unrelated warning to be raised if a query inside InnoDB was interrupted. Bug fixed #1115158.

Other bugs fixed: bug fixed #1131949, bug fixed #1191589, bug fixed #1229583, upstream bug fixed #70490 bug fixed #1205196,upstream bug fixed #70417 bug fixed #1230220.

Release notes for Percona Server 5.6.13-61.0 are available in our online documentation. Bugs can be reported on the launchpad bug tracker.

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