Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.1.68 -14.5 on March 15, 2013 (Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories). Based on MySQL 5.1.68, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.1.68 -14.5 is now the current stable release in the 5.1 series. All of Percona‘s software is open source and free, all the details of the release can be found in the 5.1.68-14.5 milestone at Launchpad.
This release contains no further bug fixes than what is included in the previous Percona Server release and MySQL 5.1.68.
Bugs can be reported on the launchpad bug tracker.
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A free, open-source solution, Percona Server for MySQL is an enhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL, offering breakthrough performance, scalability, features, and instrumentation. Self-tuning algorithms and support for extremely high-performance hardware make it the clear choice for organizations that demand excellent performance and reliability from their MySQL database server. Compare Percona Server to MySQL.
Percona Server’s performance is exceptional. Not only is it faster, but in benchmarking, it is more stable and consistent. Our research into server internals and our Six-Sigma-like focus on quality of service have resulted in the industry’s most predictable response times and throughput. Standard MySQL suffers from complete lockups due to checkpointing and furious flushing to disk.