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Open Source MySQL 5.7 Development Milestone Released by Oracle

While much of the focus at Oracle's OpenWorld event this week is on the company's namesake proprietary database, Oracle is also making waves with its open source MySQL database too.

Oracle is now out with a Development Milestone Release (DMR) for MySQL 5.7, offering the promise of dramatically improved scalability, among other enhancements.

Tomas Ulin, vice president for MySQL Engineering at Oracle, explained to Database Journal that a DMR is Oracle's way of releasing new upcoming features on a regular basis.

"Through this effort, we show our commitment to the open source community," Ulin said.

Read the full story at DatabaseJournal:
Oracle MySQL 5.7 Moves Open Source Database Forward Faster

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.