MySQL Server 5.6 GA has several new features. These new features are supported in the latest version of Connector/Net 6.6.5. We'll review them into a brief introduction and example about how to use them inside any .Net Application.
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A new version for Connector/Net 6.6 has been released. This new 6.6.5 version includes several new features that support the new capabilities included in MySQL Server 5.6, which recently has became at GA state.
MySQL Connector/Net 6.5.5, a new maintenance release of our 6.5
series, has been released. This release is GA quality and
is appropriate for use in production environments. Please
note that 6.6 is our latest driver series and is the recommended
product for development. It is now available in source and binary
and mirror sites (note that not all mirror sites may be up to
date at this point-if you can't find this version on some mirror,
please try again later or choose another download site.)
MySQL Connector/Net 6.4.6, a new version of the all-managed .NET
for MySQL has been released. This is a maintenance release and is recommended for use in production environments.
It is appropriate for use with MySQL server versions 5.0-5.6.
This is intended to be the final release for Connector/NET 6.4.
MySQL Connector/Net 6.6, a new version of the all-managed .NET
for MySQL has been released. This is the GA, recommended for use in production environments.
Major features included are EF 4.3 support, Stored routines debugger integrated into Visual studio, Pluggable authentication & VS2012 support.
MySQL Connector/Net 6.6.4, a new version of the all-managed .NET driver for MySQL has been released. This is the Release Candidate intended to introduce users to the new features in the release.
MySQL Connector/Net 6.6.3, a new version of the all-managed .NET driver for MySQL has been released. This is the second of two beta releases intended to introduce users to the new features in the release.
Please do not assume Perl is always installed on all platforms.
In particular not on Windows! Just as it is probably a bad idea
to assume that Windows DOS commands work on Linux! Come on
Why am I making a fuzz you ask, do I have a problem with you writing stuff in Perl (personally, I don't even like Perl, but that's another issue)? Nope. But somewhat modern software really should not assume that you have Perl, or DOS, or some other arcane, not terribly standardized piece of software around for a server to do it's job. And MySQL still have a way to go to be reasonably good on Windows. Downloading the lastest RC, 5.5.7, MySQLhas managed to screw up at least two things, at least, in my mind. But maybe that's just me:
- The optimzied. non debug libraries, are now in /lib under the distribution, not in /lib/opt where they used to be. I see no good reason for this, to be honest (place the libraries where you …
Over the weekend I updated my Drupal 7 test appliance in SUSE Studio to the Drupal 7.0-beta2 release, which was released on Oct. 23rd. I also added phpMyAdmin upon a user request, to provide a web-based method to work with the MySQL instance, if needed.
In addition to the lightweight "headless" appliance (which can only be accessed and configured via a remote network connection), I've now also created a GUI-based version. This appliance starts a minimal GNOME desktop and a Mozilla Firefox browser, which in turn opens the …[Read more]
The Drupal community just recently released another alpha test release of their upcoming Drupal 7 version, to shake out the remaining bugs and to encourage more users to test it.
If you would like to give it a try, but you don't have a free server handy, how about using a virtual machine instead? Using the fabolous SuSE Studio, I've created an appliance based on openSUSE 11.3, Drupal 7.0-alpha7 and MySQL 5.1 with the InnoDB plugin and strict mode enabled (both for the …[Read more]
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