Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.21-69.0

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.21-69.0 on October 7th, 2014 (Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories).

Based on MySQL 5.6.21, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.21-69.0 is the current GA 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 5.6.21-69.0 milestone at Launchpad.

New Features

Response Time Distribution feature has been from Percona Server for MySQL 5.5 as a plugin.

TokuDB storage engine package has been updated to version 7.5.1.

Bugs Fixed

Backup Locks did not guarantee consistent SHOW SLAVE STATUS information with binary log disabled. Bug fixed #1358836.

Audit Log Plugin would rotate the audit log in middle of an audit message. Bug fixed #1363370.

When the binary log is enabled on a replication slave, SHOW SLAVE STATUS performed under an active BINLOG lock could lead to a deadlock. Bug fixed #1372806.

Fixed a memory leak in Metrics for scalability measurement. Bug fixed #1334570.

Fixed a memory leak if secure-file-priv option was used with no argument. Bug fixed #1334719.

LOCK TABLES FOR BACKUP is now incompatible with LOCK TABLES, FLUSH TABLES WITH READ LOCK, and FLUSH TABLES FOR EXPORT in the same connection. Bug fixed #1360064.

Other bugs fixed: #1361568.