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From:Daevid Vincent Date:December 1 2008 7:37pm
Subject:Re: MySQL Server 5.1.30 has been released
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Monty Widenius (MySQL co-founder who recently left Sun), on the other
hand, doesn't cast a very favorable light on 5.1 for production use.
Good read:


        "If you plan to use any of the new features of MySQL 5.1, regard
        these as if they would be of beta quality."
        http://monty-says.blogspot.com/2008/11/oops-we-did-it-again-mysql-51-released.html



On Thu, 2008-11-27 at 00:33 -0700, Timothy Smith wrote:

> Dear MySQL users,
> 
> We are proud to present to you the MySQL Server 5.1.30 GA release, the
> first 5.1 production version of the popular open source database.

MySQL 5.1.30 is recommended for use on production systems.

> 
> MySQL 5.1 provides a number of new enhancements including:
> 
> - Table and index partitioning
> - Row-based and mixed replication
> - Built-in job scheduler
> - Improved XML handling with XPath support
> - New SQL diagnostic aids and performance utilities
> - The return of the embedded library (libmysqld)
> 
> For a more complete look at what's new in MySQL 5.1, please see
> 
>    http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/mysql-nutshell.html
> 
> For information on installing MySQL 5.1.30 on new servers or upgrading
> to MySQL 5.1.30 from previous MySQL releases, please see
> 
>    http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/installing.html
> 
> MySQL Server is available in source and binary form for a number of
> platforms from our download pages at
> 
>    http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/
> 
> Not all mirror sites may be up to date at this point in time, so if
> you can't find this version on some mirror, please try again later or
> choose another download site.
> 
> We welcome and appreciate your feedback, bug reports, bug fixes,
> patches, etc.:
> 
>    http://forge.mysql.com/wiki/Contributing
> 
> For information on open issues in MySQL 5.1, please see the errata
> list at
> 
>    http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/open-bugs.html
> 
> The following section lists the changes in the MySQL source code since
> the previous released version of MySQL 5.1. It may also be viewed
> online at
> 
>    http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-30.html
> 
> Sincerely,
> 
> Kent Boortz
> The MySQL build team at Sun Microsystems



Thread
MySQL Server 5.1.30 has been releasedTimothy Smith27 Nov
  • Re: MySQL Server 5.1.30 has been releasedDaevid Vincent1 Dec
    • Re: MySQL Server 5.1.30 has been releasedDavid Giragosian1 Dec
      • Monty left sun...Daevid Vincent1 Dec
        • Re: Monty left sun...David Giragosian1 Dec
          • Re: Monty left sun...Michael Widenius7 Dec
      • Re: MySQL Server 5.1.30 has been releasedMichael Widenius7 Dec
    • Re: MySQL Server 5.1.30 has been releasedMichael Widenius7 Dec
    • Re: Sun's Mickos Is OK With Monty's MySQL 5.1 Rant WAS: MySQLServer 5.1.30 has been releasedDaevid Vincent9 Dec
      • Re: Sun's Mickos Is OK With Monty's MySQL 5.1 Rant WAS: MySQL Server 5.1.30 has been releasedGlyn Astill9 Dec