As you may already know, since MySQL 5.7.17, the generic partitioning handler in the MySQL server is deprecated, and is completely removed in MySQL 8.0.
MySQL 5.7 supports generic partitions & native partitions
What does that imply for users using partitions in an earlier version MySQL migrating to 5.7 ?
As the documentation describes it, the generic partitioning handler is still supported in all MySQL 5.7 releases, although it is deprecated in 5.7.17 and later. (Note that “deprecated” is not the same …[Read more]