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Posted Dec 17, 2010

New MySQL Version Integrates Better with Windows

By Staff

The improvements Oracle has made with MySQL 5.5, with Windows integration, is sure to increase downloads. Improvements include 550% faster for read only, 1560% faster for read/write on Windows Server 2008. Said Tomas Ulin, vice president of MySQL development at Oracle, “these numbers are mind-blowing; it’s not every day you can come out with these kinds of improvements.” Also improved are recovery times from 10x to 40x on some systems, new semi-synchronous replication, SIGNAL/RESIGNAL support, and InnoDB performance improvements. MySQL 5.5 is currently completely open source with plans of offering a commercial version with additional features.
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