MySQL 8.0: More Unicode, less hassle

In its next version, the open source database addresses long-standing issues like Unicode support and the app's more accident-prone innards

The development team for the open source MySQL database provided users yesterday with a peek into the future -- no TARDIS required.

In a blog post announcing MySQL 8.0.0's development milestone release (DMR), MySQL's engineers outlined the most significant changes, some of which address problems that have plagued MySQL for ages.

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