[From MySQL AB
So, someone had a great idea to go back through the Developer Zone, which has become a bit disorganized of late, and put together an article with links and summaries for all the Dev Zone articles that discussed MySQL 5.1 features. I have done so, and also linked in many community member's blog articles and tutorials to give everyone a good dose of the features that make MySQL 5.1 worth investigating.
The main features that MySQL 5.1 brings to the table are table logging, events, partitioning and a new form of replication called row-based replication. However, there are many smaller features such as XML functionality and essential stability and bug fixes that were mentioned by the community that are very interesting.
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