MySQL Previews Upcoming Releases

“MySQL plans to launch alpha and beta versions of several new
free and open-source software products in September, including a
release candidate of the latest version of its database

“‘We’re always announcing new open-source products, but this
month we just happened to have a lot coming out all at once,’ said
Zack Urlocker, the Uppsala, Sweden-based company’s executive vice
president. ‘This includes a release candidate of MySQL 5.1, our
core open-source server…'”