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From:Alfredo Kojima Date:November 7 2013 10:31pm
Subject:MySQL Workbench 6.0.8 released
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Dear MySQL users,

The MySQL developer tools team at Oracle is excited to announce the
availability of MySQL Workbench 6.0.8. 

MySQL Workbench 6.0 is the new version the GUI Development and 
Administration tool for MySQL. This maintenance release contains over 
50 bug fixes since version 6.0.7

Improvements in MySQL Workbench 6.0:
- a new redesigned Home screen

- the SQL Editor and Server Administration UIs were merged into a single 
connection specific interface, allowing for quick access to administration 
features while simplifying the location of specific features

- improved model Synchronization, lets you compare and update your EER model or 
database with ALTER scripts and properly handle corner cases involving objects 
renamed externally or sync schemas with different names

- improved support for model printing to PDF files

- all new Schema Inspector, gives you a detailed overview of all objects in your 
schemas, plus access to table maintenance operations such as ANALYZE and 

- table data search, lets you perform a text search on any number of tables and 
schemas for rows matching a given pattern

- improved Server Status page, gives a quick summary of server status and 

- cascaded DELETE statement generator, automatically performs the tedious task
of generating DELETE statements for deleting a row referenced by foreign keys

- new Migration Wizard support for SQL Anywhere and SQLite

- several performance improvements

and much more. For a detailed overview of what's new in MySQL Workbench 6.0,
please visit:

For the full list of bugs fixed in this revision, visit

For discussion, join the MySQL Workbench Forums:

Download MySQL Workbench 6.0 now, for Windows, Mac OS X 10.6+, Oracle Linux 6,
Fedora 18, Fedora 19, Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 13.04 or sources, from:

In Windows, you can also use the integrated MySQL Installer to update
MySQL Workbench and other MySQL products. For RPM package based Linux
distributions, you can get and update Workbench using the new MySQL RPM 
repository at

Quick links:
- Download:
- Bugs:
- Forums:

Read more about MySQL Workbench 6.0 and some of its features in 

MySQL Workbench 6.0: What’s New

the MySQL Workbench team
MySQL Workbench 6.0.8 releasedAlfredo Kojima8 Nov