From an Oracle press release today, mysql 5.6 new features have been made available for community to test.
From the press release:
These latest open source features are focused on better scalability, performance and flexibility.
Enhancements include the InnoDB storage engine, to provide support for full text search, greater performance for write-intensive applications, and better scalability under high concurrency/user loads.
New and improved MySQL replication features help with performance, scale-out and data integration.
Oracle is providing early access to MySQL 5.6 features which are in active development, to enable customers and the MySQL community to provide feedback. After development is complete, these features are intended to move into future Development Milestone and General Availability Releases.
Find out more information on:
- InnoDB blogs:http://blogs.innodb.com/wp/
- MySql dev documentation:http://dev.mysql.com/tech-resources/articles/whats-new-in-mysql-5.6.html