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Percona Server 5.6.6-60.1

Percona is glad to announce the ALPHA release of Percona Server 5.6.6-60.1 on August 27, 2012 (Downloads are available here and from the EXPERIMENTAL Percona Software Repositories).

Based on MySQL 5.6.6, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.6.6-60.1 is the second ALPHA release in the Percona Server 5.6 series. All of Percona‘s software is open-source and free, all the details of the release can be found in the 5.6.6-60.1 milestone at Launchpad.

This release does NOT include all the features and fixes in Percona Server 5.5. A list of features included is provided below.

Features removed

  • fast_index_creation variable has been removed, it is replaced by the MySQL 5.6’s ALGORITHM= option to ALTER TABLE
  • HandlerSocket has been removed from the tree. It was not built with the 5.6.5-60.0 binaries and may return when HandlerSocket supports MySQL 5.6.
  • SHOW [GLOBAL] TEMPORARY TABLES functionality is now only available via the TEMPORARY_TABLES and GLOBAL_TEMPORARY_TABLES in the INFORMATION_SCHEMA database.
This documentation is developed in Launchpad as part of the Percona Server 5.6.
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