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New MySQL NDB Cluster version 8.0.23

As of today a new version of MySQL NDB Cluster is available.

First of all this release fixes various bugs, enhancing the stability and robustness of cluster further.

Already in 8.0.21 MySQL the NDB team started to remove racially insensitive terminology from its configuration files, command line options, documentation and source code. In 8.0.23 we now hope to have finalized this work.

Automated thread configuration is a new feature added. If enabled it will automatically run NDB with the ideal number of threads based on the number of physical cores and cpus of the data node’s host system. This feature needs to be activated in the configuration.

NDB comes with the latest version of our MySQL SQL front-end servers. Often also NDB users benefit from all its great new features and fixes as well. More details about it can be found in the …

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New MySQL NDB Cluster version 8.0.22
Active support for MySQL 5.0 ends soon

According to the official lifecycle calendar at, active support for MySQL 5.0 (including regular binary updates) will end on December 31st, 2009, which is about 3 weeks away.

Many folks are still using MySQL 5.0.45, as until October that was the package that came with RedHat. That was released in July 2007, over 2 years ago!

Upgrading to MySQL 5.1 is not difficult, though it requires more steps than just upgrading the packages.

There is a list with all the changes made that might affect the upgrade process at This includes which variable names have been deprecated and changed, as well as how to upgrade stored …

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New in MySQL 5.1: Sheeri’s Presentation

In a nutshell: What’s New in MySQL 5.1.

Release notes: Changes in release 5.1.x (Production).

And yes, very early on (at about two minutes in), I talk about my take on Monty’s controversial post at Oops, we did it again.

To play the video directly, go to To download the 146 Mb video to your computer for offline playback, go to The slides …

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MySQL 5.1 GA Release

The MySQL 5.1 GA Release will be on or about Dec. 6th, 2008.

How do I know?

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