We have a new Alpha release for MySQL 6.x
MySQL 6.0.7-alpha, a new version of the MySQL database system has
been released. The main page for MySQL 6.0 release is at
MySQL 6.0 includes two new storage engines:
- the transactional Falcon engine, and
- the crash-safe Maria engine.
If you are new to the Falcon storage engine and need more
information, please read the Falcon Evaluation Guide at
and the Falcon White Paper at
The Maria storage engine is a crash safe version of MyISAM. Maria
supports all of the main functionality of the MyISAM engine, but
includes recovery support (in the event of a system crash), full
logging (including CREATE, DROP, RENAME and TRUNCATE operations),
all MyISAM row formats and a new Maria specific row format. Maria
is documented at
MySQL 6.0.7-alpha is available in source and binary form for a
number of platforms from our download pages at
and mirror sites. Note that not all mirror sites may be up to date
at this point in time, so if you can’t find this version on some
mirror, please try again later or choose another download site.
We welcome and appreciate your feedback, bug reports, bug fixes,
and patches at
The full changelog, including many more fixes can be viewed online at
What about you?
We are interested in you! Where do you use MySQL 6.x? What do you do with MySQL 6.x? Are there any features you want to see in our MySQL 6.x series? You can test MySQL 6.x and get famous by providing valuable bug reports and feature requests!