21 Changes in MySQL 5.6.2 (2011-04-11)

Note

This is a milestone release, for use at your own risk. Significant development changes take place in milestone releases and you may encounter compatibility issues, such as data format changes that require attention in addition to the usual procedure of running mysql_upgrade. For example, you may find it necessary to dump your data with mysqldump before the upgrade and reload it afterward.

INFORMATION_SCHEMA Tables for InnoDB Buffer Pool Information

INFORMATION_SCHEMA Table for InnoDB Metrics

Persistent InnoDB Optimizer Statistics

INFORMATION_SCHEMA Tables for InnoDB Data Dictionary

InnoDB Configurable Data Dictionary Cache

Optimizer Notes

Explicit Partition Selection

Performance Schema Notes

Pluggable Authentication

Crash-Safe Binary Log

Slave Log Tables

Row Image Control

Functionality Added or Changed

Bugs Fixed