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Percona Distribution for MySQL 8.0.36 using Percona Server for MySQL (2024-03-04)

Percona Distribution for MySQL is the most stable, scalable, and secure open source MySQL distribution, with two download options: one based on Percona Server for MySQL and one based on Percona XtraDB Cluster. Install Percona Distribution for MySQL.

This release is focused on the Percona Server for MySQL-based deployment variation. It is based on Percona Server for MySQL 8.0.36-28.

Release highlights

This release fixes the Orchestrator issues. Find the full list of bug fixes and changes in the MySQL 8.0.36 Release Notes.

Bug fixes

The Orchestrator version is updated from 3.2.6-11 to 3.2.6-12. The issues fixed in Orchestrator 3.2.6-12 are the following:

  • DISTMYSQL-396: The Orchestrator failed to handle duplicate values for alias.

  • DISTMYSQL-364: The Orchestrator didn’t support group replication with Percona Server for MySQL.

  • DISTMYSQL-185: A user was receiving false errors when relocating the replicas.

  • DISTMYSQL-226: The Orchestrator incorrectly handled the max_allowed_packet setting.

Supplied components

Review each component’s release notes for What’s new, improvements, or bug fixes. The following is a list of the components supplied with the Percona Server for MySQL-based variation of the Percona Distribution for MySQL:

Component Version Description
Orchestrator 3.2.6-12 The replication topology manager for Percona Server for MySQL
ProxySQL 2.5.5-1.2 A high performance, high-availability, protocol-aware proxy for MySQL
Percona XtraBackup 8.0.35-30 An open-source hot backup utility for MySQL-based servers
Percona Toolkit 3.5.7 The set of scripts to simplify and optimize database operation
MySQL Shell 8.0.36 An advanced client and code editor for MySQL Server
MySQL Router 8.0.36 Lightweight middleware that provides transparent routing between your application and back-end MySQL servers

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