MySQL v.5.7.13 released

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Decription: MySQL Community Server 5.7.13, a new version of the popular Open Source Database Management System, has been released recently by Oracle company. MySQL 5.7.13 is recommended for use on production systems.


  • increased maximum length of MySQL user names from 16 to 32 characters
  • extended functionality of audit_log plugin
  • The size of these mysql system table columns is increased
  • systemd has the capability of managing multiple MySQL instances
  • The linked OpenSSL library for the MySQL Commercial Server has been updated to version 1.0.1t
  • Added SQL interface for keyring key management
  • Removed tcmalloc library
  • Fixed number of bugs

Recommended action: Install the latest version from MySQL community repository.

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