Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.10-60.2

Percona is glad to announce the Alpha release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.10-60.2 on March 11, 2013 (Downloads are available here and from the EXPERIMENTAL Percona Software Repositories).

Based on MySQL 5.6.10, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.10-60.2 is the third ALPHA release in the Percona Server for MySQL 5.6 series. All of Percona‘s software is open-source and free, all the details of the release can be found in the 5.6.10-60.2 milestone at Launchpad.

New Features

Expanded Fast Index Creation has been ported from Percona Server for MySQL 5.5

Ported the Thread Pool patch from MariaDB. This feature enables the server to keep the top performance even with the increased number of client connections.

Handle Corrupted Tables has been ported from Percona Server for MySQL 5.5

Bug Fixes

Fixed the upstream #68116 that caused the server crash with assertion error when InnoDB monitor with verbose lock info was used under heavy load. This bug is affecting only -debug builds. Bug fixed #1100178 (Laurynas Biveinis).

Fixed the extra libtinfo package dependency in Percona Server for MySQL tarballs. Bug fixed #1153950 (Ignacio Nin).