Hery Ramilison MySQL Community Server 5.5.56 has been released
May 02, 2017; 11:01
MySQL Community Server 5.5.56 has been released
Dear MySQL users,
MySQL Server 5.5.56 is a new version of the 5.5 production release of the world's most popular open source database. MySQL 5.5.56 is recommended for use on production systems.
Binary packages for MySQL 5.5.56 are identical to those for MySQL 5.5.55, except for the version number. The change in 5.5.56 for Bug #25942414 is applicable only to those who build from source.
MySQL 5.5 includes several high-impact enhancements to improve the performance and scalability of the MySQL Database, taking advantage of the latest multi-CPU and multi-core hardware and operating systems. In addition, with release 5.5, InnoDB is now the default storage engine for the MySQL Database, delivering ACID transactions, referential integrity and crash recovery by default.
MySQL 5.5 also provides a number of additional enhancements including:
- Significantly improved performance on Windows, with various Windows specific features and improvements - Higher availability, with new semi-synchronous replication and Replication Heartbeat - Improved usability, with Improved index and table partitioning, SIGNAL/RESIGNAL support and enhanced diagnostics, including a new Performance Schema monitoring capability.
For a more complete look at what's new in MySQL 5.5, please see the following resources:
If you are running a MySQL production level system, we would like to direct your attention to MySQL Enterprise Edition, which includes the most comprehensive set of MySQL production, backup, monitoring, modeling, development, and administration tools so businesses can achieve the highest levels of MySQL performance, security and uptime.
For information on installing MySQL 5.5.56 on new servers, please see the MySQL installation documentation at