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MySQL Community Server 5.5.58 has been released
Posted by: Nawaz Nazeer ahamed
Date: October 16, 2017 09:22AM

Dear MySQL users,

MySQL Server 5.5.58 is a new version of the 5.5 production release of
the world's most popular open source database. MySQL 5.5.58 is
recommended for use on production systems.

MySQL 5.5 includes several high-impact enhancements to improve the
performance and scalability of the MySQL Database, taking advantage of
the latest multi-CPU and multi-core hardware and operating systems. In
addition, with release 5.5, InnoDB is now the default storage engine for
the MySQL Database, delivering ACID transactions, referential integrity
and crash recovery by default.

MySQL 5.5 also provides a number of additional enhancements including:

  - Significantly improved performance on Windows, with various Windows
    specific features and improvements
  - Higher availability, with new semi-synchronous replication and
    Replication Heartbeat
  - Improved usability, with Improved index and table partitioning,
    SIGNAL/RESIGNAL support and enhanced diagnostics, including a new
    Performance Schema monitoring capability.

For a more complete look at what's new in MySQL 5.5, please see the
following resources:

Documentation:

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/mysql-nutshell.html

If you are running a MySQL production level system, we would like to
direct your attention to MySQL Enterprise Edition, which includes the
most comprehensive set of MySQL production, backup, monitoring,
modeling, development, and administration tools so businesses can
achieve the highest levels of MySQL performance, security and uptime.

http://mysql.com/products/enterprise/

For information on installing MySQL 5.5.58 on new servers, please see
the MySQL installation documentation at

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/installing.html

For upgrading from previous MySQL releases, please see the important
upgrade considerations at:

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/upgrading.html

MySQL Database 5.5.58 is available in source and binary form for a
number of platforms from our download pages at:

http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/

The following link lists the changes in the MySQL source code since the
previous released version of MySQL 5.5. It may also be viewed online at:

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-58.html

Enjoy!

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Changes in MySQL 5.5.58 (2017-10-16, General availability)

   Packaging Notes

     * mysqlcheck was missing in the MySQL Server Docker image,
       which prevented mysql_upgrade from running. (Bug #26400146,
       Bug #86968)

   Bugs Fixed

     * Replication: Replication clients no longer enable LOCAL
       capability for LOAD DATA statements, because they do not use LOAD
       DATA LOCAL statements. (Bug #24763131)

     * yaSSL could incorrectly perform TLS cipher negotiation.
       (Bug #26482173)

     * The server failed to check the maximum path length for
       partition names. (Bug #26390632)

     * Identifiers containing a mixture of backslashes and
       backticks could be parsed incorrectly. (Bug #26372491)

     * NAME_CONST() can return null if incorrect arguments are
       given. In some cases, this was not handled and could cause a
       server exit. (Bug #19143243, Bug #26361149)


On behalf of the Oracle MySQL Release Engineering Team,
Nawaz Nazeer Ahamed 

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