MySQL 5.1 is ready
MySQL vice president Kaj Arnö writes in his blog that the long awaited version 5.1 of the free MySQL database is ready. Presently, source code for MySQL 5.1.30 – general availability, as well as binaries for AIX, FreeBSD, Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, and others are being distributed to download mirrors – packets are already available on some of them.
MySQL 5.1 packs a host of updates, including table partitioning, expanded replication functions, and support for processing XML files. An article on heise Open provides a detailed description of the updates.
- New Features in MySQL 5.1, a heise Open review of the new MySQL.