MySQL InnoDB Cluster – What’s new in the 8.0.13 (GA) release

The MySQL Development Team is very happy to announce the second 8.0 Maintenance Release of InnoDB Cluster!

In addition to bug fixes, 8.0.13 brings some new exciting features:

  • Defining the next primary instance “in line”
  • Defining the behavior of a server whenever it drops out of the cluster
  • Improved command line integration for DevOps type usage

Here are the highlights of this release!…

MySQL Shell 8.0.12 – What’s New?

Pluggable Password Store

This feature which is enabled by default, allows the Shell using an external component “Secret Store”, to persist session passwords in a secure way. Whenever a new session is created while working with the shell in interactive mode, the option to persist the password for the session will be made available.…

Getting Help in MySQL Shell

The MySQL Shell has a collection of commands and APIs that allow performing a variety of tasks on MySQL instances  interactively or through scripts.

Although there’s documentation for the JavaScript and Python APIs as well as the User Guide, it comes handy being able to get help about how to use specific elements of the application while working with it, this is what the centralized help system does.…