There’s nothing like hearing directly from the developers.
As an Oracle employee, I’ve already learned a lot about MySQL 5.6
and other recent updates. Nevertheless, I was impressed
with a few new updates mentioned during the keynote. Here’s
a list of items that caught my attention (disclaimer: this is a
**Performance — with the group commit feature in 5.6 and other
5.6 performance improvements, the overhead of sync_binlog=1 is
less than 10%. In fact, with binlog enabled, 5.6 is faster
than 5.5 without binlog enabled.
**Audit Extension — Oracle offers a dynamic plugin for enabling
auditing for Sarbanes Oxley, PCI Compliance… (note: this is
a commercial feature which requires a subscription)
**Foreign Key support in MySQL Cluster — I find it ironic that at
the same time NoSQL is becoming more popular; we’re also seeing
very high demand for foreign key support in …[Read more]