MySQL 5.5.20

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The packages of MySQL 5.5.20 are now available for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” on both amd64 and i386 architectures, with the following changes : the mysql-common package should now work with MySQL 5.1 packages without any problem (unknown configuration variables in /etc/mysql/my.cnf have been commented out) mysql-server-5.5 now supports Linux native asynchronous IO As usual, please read the… Read more »

MySQL 5.5.19

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The packages of MySQL 5.5.19 are now available for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” on both amd64 and i386 architectures. They fix some annoying issues that Dotdeb users kindly reported : the mysql-common package, in its 5.5.19+ version, “breaks”  mysql-server-5.1 and mysql-client-5.1 (as APT means it – it won’t actually break your server into pieces). Freezing it will prevent any… Read more »

MySQL 5.5.18 is out

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MySQL 5.5.18 has been released by Oracle yesterday. The packages for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” are now available on Dotdeb for both amd64 and i386 architectures. As usual, please read the full Changelog carefully before upgrading. Please also note that Oracle now provides .deb packages on their download page. That’s a great thing, but they’ll have to… Read more »

MySQL 5.5 is finally here!

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Some months after MySQL 5.5 being released as GA, I’m proud to announce that MySQL 5.5.17 is now available on Dotdeb, for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze”, for both amd64 and i386 architectures. Focusing on compatibility with previous and future official Debian packages of MySQL, Dotdeb’s ones are based on the great work provided by the official… Read more »

Maatkit is now known as Percona Toolkit

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Useful tool for any MySQL DBA, Maatkit is a collection a utilities that ease painful MySQL manipulations (archive tables, keep a slave in sync, analyse slow queries…). Or should I say “Maatkit was…”. In fact, it’s now known as “Percona Toolkit” and it’s available on Dotdeb for both Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” and 5.0 “Lenny”. Enjoy.

MySQL 5.1.58 is available

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MySQL 5.1.58 packages are now available on Dotdeb : for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” and Debian 5.0 “Lenny” for the amd64 and i386 architectures The corresponding Pinba storage engine has also been rebuilt (Squeeze only). And, as usual, please read the Changelog of this maintainance release before upgrading.

MySQL 5.1.57 is out

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MySQL 5.1.57 packages are now available on Dotdeb : for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” and Debian 5.0 “Lenny” for the amd64 and i386 architectures The corresponding Pinba storage engine has also been rebuilt (Squeeze only). And, as usual, please read the Changelog of this maintainance release before upgrading.  

MySQL 5.1.56 available

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MySQL 5.1.56 packages are now available on Dotdeb : for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” and Debian 5.0 “Lenny” for the amd64 and i386 architectures Of course, the corresponding Pinba storage engine has been rebuilt (Squeeze only). But take care to the plugin-load directive in your /etc/mysql/my.cnf file : MySQL does not support several plugin-load directives and always… Read more »

MySQL 5.1.55 is available

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MySQL 5.1.55 packages are now available on Dotdeb : for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” and Debian 5.0 “Lenny” for the amd64 and i386 architectures As usual, please read the Changelog of this maintainance release before upgrading. Note 1 : the Pinba storage engine for MySQL has been rebuilt against MySQL 5.1.55 (Squeeze only) Note 2 : Maatkit has… Read more »

MySQL 5.1.54 is available

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MySQL 5.1.54 packages are now available on Dotdeb in amd64/i386 flavours for Lenny and Squeeze. As usual, please read the Changelog of this maintainance release before upgrading. Now, about MySQL 5.5 (I was asked on Twitter or in the comments here), it will be available on Dotdeb as soon as it is in Debian Sid… Read more »