MySQL 5.7 -- New Features, Better Performance, and Things That Will Break - Dave Stokes

            Dave Stokes

MySQL 5.6 was our best release ever but 5.7 is rapidly approaching. It will high tighter security, better performance, stronger replication, and there is the new Fabric shard/high-availability tool. But we are changing some defaults that may effect you, like the default SQL mode is STRICT which will hurt you Wordpress installations. We have a HTTP plugin that will send JSON to your mobile devices, better instrumentation for low level monitoring, and can do multi-source replication. Come to this session to learn about the new features, what has been deprecated, and best practices before you have to upgrade to MySQL 5.7