Tuesday, August 8, 2006

MySql Connector/Net 5.0.0 Alpha 1 has been released!




Yes, that's right. You can start looking for airborne swine! We have released the first drop of Connector/Net 5.0! While there were reasons why this release took so long to get out, I'll take a page from Ballmer's book and commit to you that it won't happen again. In any case, this release has lots of goodies baked in.



  • ADO.Net 2.0 support
  • Usage Advisor
  • PerfMon hooks
  • Completely virtualized execution pipeline (this will support use
    of the client library and embedded server later)
  • Faster execution
  • Type safe methods on MySqlDataReader completely avoid value boxing
  • Procedure metadata caching
  • New option for not resetting the connection on pool checkout
  • And much more!

There are a few things broken or missing in this first code drop. Here is the current list.


  • Connecting via shared memory or using compression
  • Load data local in file is not working
  • Use of System.Transactions
  • Foreign key support in GetSchema

We encourage all Mono or .NET developers to try out this new release and give us feedback. It can be found at http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/connector/net/5.0.html and mirror sites (note that not all mirror sites may be up to date at this point of time - if you can't find this version on some mirror, please try again later or choose another download site.)





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    MySQL Connector/Net 5.0.0 Alpha 1 has been released. MySQL Connector/Net is
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    encouraged that this release not be used on any production data.


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    Description: When using the mysql-connector-net-5.0.0-alpha I run into the ... After review, it may be pushed to the relevant source trees for release in ... Will be in 5.0.1. [16 Oct 2006 19:27] MC Brown.

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    Open source software has played a key role in application development, ... MySQL Connector/Net 5.0.0 (Alpha). MySQL Connector/Net is an all-managed ADO. ... While this release is suitable for any version of MySQL, it is strongly encouraged .... new features which have been introduced in MySQL Cluster 5.1 including: ...

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