Oracle MySQL 5.7 Moves Open Source Database Forward Faster

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.