The first DMR of MySQL 8 was recently released. While a DMR (or Developer Milestone Release) is not yet a GA product, it does come with our commitment that each feature has been tested and qualified for inclusion.
In MySQL 8.0 we have made additional improvements to the MySQL test framework (MTR) and the test suite.…
Here is a summary of the improvements to MTR test tool and suite in 5.7.4
Added 69 new tests and enhanced several existing tests in the MTR suite.
Test Suite migration
Test suite migration activity is continuing and in 5.7.4 we completed migration of replication suites rpl/binlog and about 75% of main suite.…
This is a continuation of my post on migration-of-mtr-suites-to-use-innodb . To set the context here is a quick recap.
MySQL 5.5 had the following changes with respect to the default engine
- Default engine in the server changed from MyISAM to InnoDB
- MTR modified to start server with the old default MyISAM.
In MySQL 5.7.2 a new include file “–source include/force_myisam_default.inc“ made its appearance in most of the .test files in the MTR suite. If you were wondering about this read on.
I will explain this change in two blogs. The first will describe why we are doing this and the next will explain how it is being done.…
Early this year Oracle released MySQL 5.6 – Best MySQL Release Ever. This release delivered not only quality, but also quantity in terms of number of features. See a comprehensive list here . The blogs below also refer to the massive changes introduced in 5.6
It is no mean task to deliver so many features with high quality that too for a feature rich product like MySQL.…