Tag: features


Preview: Top MySQL 8 Features

Although there is no official software release for MySQL 8.0 as of yet, most insiders believe that it’s likely to arrive sometime in 2018.  In the meantime, Oracle has officially announced a tantalizing list of over two hundred new features!   We recently covered Replication Performance Enhancements.  Today’s blog will cover some of the other exciting …


Best New Features of MySQL 8

MySQL’s policy has traditionally been to produce a new general release of MySQL Community Server every 18-24 months. Believe it or not, the last general release for MySQL 5.7 was October 21, 2015, so we’re more than due for a new version of MySQL.  Well, as it happens, MySQL has unveiled a few release candidates …