Announcing MySQL Utilities release-1.5.2!

The MySQL Utilities Team is pleased to announce the general availability (GA)
release of MySQL Utilities. This release includes a number of improvements for
useabilty, stability, and a few enhancements. A complete list of all
improvements can be found in our release_notes.

New Enhancements!

This release represents a stable release of the product. Along with several defect patches, we also include the following enhancements.

  • The mysqlserverclone utility now checks diskspace as a prerequisite to cloning the server.
  • The –force option was removed from the mysqlfailover utility to remove confusion on its purpose.
  • A warning is issued if the mysqld –skip-innodb option is used because this option is ignored in MySQL 5.7 and later.
  • Utilities can correctly parse and display the PROXY privilege for GRANT statements.


How Can I Download MySQL Utilities?

You can download MySQL Utilities 1.5.2 GA from the following link using one of the
pre-built installation repositories including a source download.

Where is the Documentation?

You can find online documentation for MySQL Utilities version 1.5 at:

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About Chuck Bell

Charles Bell conducts research in emerging technologies. He is a member of the Oracle MySQL Development team and is the team lead for the MySQL Utilities team. He lives in a small town in rural Virginia with his loving wife. He received his Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2005. Dr. Bell is an expert in the database field and has extensive knowledge and experience in software development and systems engineering. His research interests include 3D printers, microcontrollers, three-dimensional printing, database systems, software engineering, and sensor networks. He spends his limited free time as a practicing Maker focusing on microcontroller projects and refinement of three-dimensional printers.