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MySQL 8.0 RC1 – Highlights

The long awaited first release candidate of MySQL 8.0 is now available. The theme of this release is “making MySQL better for modern apps”. What does that mean exactly?

  • A modern application is mobile first. Mobile-first is not just a theme applied to an existing app, it is about using context about the user (such as their location) and reducing the clicks required for a transaction.