Note: I am no longer working for Oracle/MySQL. This post is
based on public information.
The MySQL 8.0.17 release is around the corner. Let's take a look at the new features in the upcoming release.
InnoDB redo log archive
InnoDB added new parameter
“--innodb-redo-log-archive-dirs” in 8.0.17, according to
the doc page. The implementation of both page archive and redo
log archive has been in the code for a while, under arch
directory. This feature can be used by backup and database
As of MySQL 8.0.17, InnoDB supports multi-valued indexes. A multi-valued index is a secondary index defined on a column that stores an array of values. A “normal” index has one index record for each data record (1:1). A multi-valued index …[Read more]