MySQL 5.4 Released as Oracle Looms Large

April 22, 2009

[From InternetNews]

Things are changing fast for the open source database MySQL. On Tuesday at the kick off of the MySQL Conference & Expo, Sun's open source database division announced new plans to release MySQL updates on a more rapid basis.

The first of those releases, MySQL 5.4, is available in preview today, with MySQL claiming it to be up 90 percent faster than MySQL 5.1 for certain types of queries.

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