What’s New in MySQL 5.7

MySQL 5.7 is the best release ever of the world's most popular open source database and provides a new, advanced feature set designed to enable those who are building the next generation of web-based and embedded applications and services.   This whitepaper provides a guided tour through the key features and enhancements and provides examples and resources for drilling into the complete technical and implementation details.   By reading you will gain an understanding of what sets MySQL 5.7 apart and ahead of earlier releases:

  • 3x Faster Performance
  • New Optimizer
  • Native JSON Support
  • Multi-source Replication
  • GIS Spatial Extensions
  • And other important enhancements

To conclude, there is a summary of how MySQL 5.7 can be implemented using best practices comprising software, support and services of the MySQL Enterprise Edition offering.