MySQL 5.5 Reference Manual Including MySQL NDB Cluster 7.2 Reference Guide

18.1.4 What is New in MySQL NDB Cluster 7.2

In this section, we discuss changes in the implementation of NDB Cluster in MySQL NDB Cluster 7.2, as compared to NDB Cluster 7.1 and earlier releases. Changes and features most likely to be of interest are shown in the following list:

This section contains information about NDB Cluster 7.2 releases through 5.5.65-ndb-7.2.39, which is a previous GA release but still supported. NDB 7.1 and earlier releases series are no longer maintained or supported in production. We recommend that new deployments use NDB Cluster 7.6, which is the most recent series of General Availability releases; see MySQL NDB Cluster 7.5 and NDB Cluster 7.6. NDB Cluster 8.0, currently under development, is available for evaluation and testing as a Developer Preview release; for more information, see MySQL NDB Cluster 8.0. NDB Cluster 7.5 is a previous GA release still supported in production; see MySQL NDB Cluster 7.5 and NDB Cluster 7.6, for more information. NDB 7.4 and 7.3 are older GA releases still supported in production; see MySQL NDB Cluster 7.3 and NDB Cluster 7.4.

The following improvements to NDB Cluster have been made in NDB Cluster 7.2:

NDB Cluster 7.2 is also supported by MySQL Cluster Manager, which provides an advanced command-line interface that can simplify many complex NDB Cluster management tasks. See MySQL™ Cluster Manager 1.3.6 User Manual, for more information.