MySQL 5.7.12 release available

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Description: Oracle company has recently announced the latest release of the freely downloadable version of the world's most popular open source database engine.

Changes applied to this release:

  • The linked OpenSSL library for the MySQL Commercial Server has been updated to version 1.0.1s.
  • InnoDB tablespace encryption requires the keyring_file plugin to be loaded prior to InnoDB initialization.
  • For queries with many OR conditions, the optimizer now is more memory-efficient and less likely to exceed the memory limit imposed by the range_optimizer_max_mem_size system variable
  • Fixed number of nugs

The complate list of changes can be read on the following page:
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.7/en/news-5-7-12.html

Important to know before upgrade::
Add the following into the my.cnf:

[mysqld]
early-plugin-load=keyring_file.so

Recommended action::
Download the latest package from the following page:
http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/

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