MySQL
MySQL
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MySQL for Mac8.0.26

22 July 2021

Industry-leading open-source SQL database.

What is MySQL for Mac

MySQL, the industry-leading open-source SQL database, is an accessible, easy-to-use relational database management system (RDBMS). As an alternative to Oracle and SQL server, MySQL offers features and capabilities that were once only available to users of expensive proprietary systems.

What's new in MySQL

Version 8.0.26:
Bugs fixed:
  • Incompatible Change: Within trigger bodies, INSERT or UPDATE statements containing a SET clause that used OLD or NEW values as assignment targets could raise an assertion or lead to a server exit. Such assignments are no longer permitted.
  • Performance: Internal functions used to copy values between columns have been improved such that computations not necessary when the values are of similar types are no longer performed. Queries using temporary tables should be noticeably faster with this enhancement. Our internal testing has shown such queries being executed up to 11% faster than previously; as always, your results may differ from these depending on environment, configuration, and other factors.
  • InnoDB: To reduce the number of unnecessary warning messages in the error log, instances of the fil_space_acquire() function in the InnoDB sources were replaced by the fil_space_acquire_silent() function where possible.
  • InnoDB: The TRX_FORCE_ROLLBACK_ASYNC flag in the InnoDB sources, which indicates whether a transaction was rolled back asynchronously or by the owning thread, was found to be redundant and has been removed.
  • InnoDB: Use of the ut_delete symbol instead of the UT_DELETE macro in the InnoDB sources caused a failure in builds that disable Performance Schema memory tracing (-DDISABLE_PSI_MEMORY=ON).
  • InnoDB: Dictionary system mutex_enter and mutex_exit calls in the InnoDB sources were renamed to dict_sys_mutex_enter() and dict_sys_mutex_exit(), respectively.
  • InnoDB: Legacy UNIV_INLINE and UNIV_MATERIALIZE artifacts were removed from InnoDB sources. UNIV_HOTBACKUP was added to method declarations in some header files.
  • InnoDB: The lock_sys sharded rw_lock index used random index values generated by the ut_rnd_interval() function, which was not optimal for low-concurrency workloads.
  • InnoDB: A string value setting for the innodb_redo_log_encrypt variable was not handled properly.
  • InnoDB: Read-write transaction set (trx_sys->rw_trx_set) shards, each with a dedicated mutex, were introduced to alleviate transaction system mutex (trx_sys->mutex) contention caused by transaction set insertions and removals. Related enhancements include moving transaction set modifiers to less critical locations, eliminating heap allocation inside of the TrxUndoRsegs constructor, converting transaction state (trx->state) and transaction start time (trx->start_time) fields to std::atomic fields, and new assertion code to validate threads that operate on transactions.
  • InnoDB: Record buffer logic for the InnoDB memcached GET command was revised.
  • InnoDB: The ut_list base member in the InnoDB sources now locates list nodes using the element portion of the list type rather than storing a member pointer in the base node of a list at runtime, which waisted resources. The patch also includes other ut_list related code improvements.
  • InnoDB: A deadlock between a user thread and purge thread involving a undo log page and rollback segment page occurred after an undo tablespace truncate operation was initiated. The deadlock caused a long semaphore wait and an eventual failure.
  • InnoDB: Type-safe enhancements for PSI_memory_key identifiers were introduced. PSI_memory_key identifiers are used by Performance Schema for instrumentation of memory operations. With this enhancement, ut::aligned_name library functions are able to report type errors at compile time.
  • InnoDB: The buf_get_LRU_mutex() function was optimized to avoid acquiring the LRU mutex unnecessarily when flushing from the flush list.

Full changelog available here.

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Joseluismen
Joseluismen
Oct 29 2018
8.0.12
2.0
Oct 29 2018
2.0
Version: 8.0.12
New version 8.0.13. This version requires system 10.13 or 10.14. The intermediate versions of the version, required 10.12. The previous versions of 8 (8.0.0 dmr)accepted 10.11 but I think they withdrew the support before the initial final version. Browsing your website, I only see the final version (not beta or prior) compatible with 10.11 version 5.7.16. In MU, they offer 5.7.17 as compatible, but the MySQL site mentions only 10.12. Are versions of 10.12 compatible with 10.11? Can I then use version 5.7.20? Why do not they already offer support for 10.11 with security updates for some previous version? It was not my favorite, because it needs a lot of previous study to use. But the price of FileMaker, and its obsolescence made me consider this option. I see that there is no other solution to pay, and stay updated forever. With new computer as the Apple gurus send, every 9 months :-)
jjohnsonbaddeck
jjohnsonbaddeck
Jan 24 2018
5.7.20
0.0
Jan 24 2018
0.0
Version: 5.7.20
I have a small library card catalogue archive for which I'm going to build a database. Each card might have 3 separate entries on it...probably a total of around 14,000 cards. Will MySQL work for me?
Moxiesozo
Moxiesozo
Sep 4 2014
5.6.17
0.0
Sep 4 2014
0.0
Version: 5.6.17
Version 5.6.20 is available: http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/file.php?id=453340
Parchment Press
Parchment Press
Dec 3 2013
5.6.15
0.0
Dec 3 2013
0.0
Version: 5.6.15
Why o why does MacUpdate track Unix software in the main Mac software channel? Just a suggestion, but i would prefer it if you had a separate tab/category for server software, daemons, CLI utilities and the like. That way, the 90% who don't use it won't have to contend with the added entries on the tracker. (I do personally use a lot of server-oriented software and CLI tools, so i would personally check that category for updates. But my preference would be to separate them out to another category listing.)
bbw7
bbw7
Dec 31 2012
5.1.60
0.0
Dec 31 2012
0.0
Version: 5.1.60
The MU download only provides some 0.5kb (!) tar.gz file, and the developer link only leads to some fairly small-sized search engine code. However, the below link seems to provide the full-on file in several formats for OS 10.6: http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/
Naoh
Naoh
May 7 2011
5.1.57
0.0
May 7 2011
0.0
Version: 5.1.57
This is odd. The MySQL download page lists 5.5.12 as the lastest version, and 5.1.57 as an older version. Yet MacUpdate is linking to 5.1.57. What gives?
schmelding
schmelding
Feb 1 2010
5.1.40
0.0
Feb 1 2010
0.0
Version: 5.1.40
Now that Oracle has acquired MySQL what will this mean for the future of MySQL?
svoop
svoop
Feb 25 2008
5.0.45
0.0
Feb 25 2008
0.0
Version: 5.0.45
Version 5.0.51 has just been released, however, it doesn't work out of the box on my Mac with OS X 10.5.2. I've filed a bug report that contains a workaround that circumvents the permissions issues. However, this is okay for a development Mac like min, you MUST NOT do it on a production system. http://bugs.mysql.com/34814
svoop
svoop
Feb 20 2008
5.0.45
0.0
Feb 20 2008
0.0
Version: 5.0.45
Download the Leo compatible PrefPane from: ftp://ftp.mysql.com/pub/mysql/download/gui-tools/MySQL.prefPane-leopardfix.zip
Mintyboy
Mintyboy
Oct 21 2007
5.0.45
0.0
Oct 21 2007
0.0
Version: 5.0.45
Anyone had any luck with LEOPARD??? I need MYSQL before I upgrade.
Teksestro
Teksestro
Jun 17 2007
5.0.41
2.0
Jun 17 2007
2.0
Version: 5.0.41
Unfortunately, many developers seem to believe that MySQL is a 'free' product, when it isn't. Its licensing scheme is quite restrictive for professional production. Although newer versions are more stable, have more of the *basic, required* features that make a database engine a 'true' database system (such as foreign key support, and transaction rollback), the truth is that there are other systems out there - such as the excellent and much under-used PostreSQL - which, in my experience, have a less restrictive license, are more advanced, supporting more standard features, and still just as cross-platform.
sjk
sjk
Jun 16 2007
5.0.41
0.0
Jun 16 2007
0.0
Version: 5.0.41
Anyone know why the "Mac OS X 10.4, (PowerPC, 64-bit)" downloads are still only 5.0.27?
Osxfactor
Osxfactor
May 2 2006
5.0.20
0.0
May 2 2006
0.0
Version: 5.0.20
What happened to the package installer? I installed the x86 version two weeks ago, and it had a packaged installer. I had to reinstall today (reinstalled the OS), and all of the installers on MySQL's site are command line only. I'm certain I got the Mac x86 packaged installer from MySQL's site. What happened to it?
Grantneufeld
Grantneufeld
Apr 22 2006
5.0.20
4.5
Apr 22 2006
4.5
Version: 5.0.20
The MySQL package for Mac OS X makes the basic installation procedure a snap (as opposed to the old process that required building and installing it from the command line). The System Preferences pane is handy, too - although it could do with providing access to a few more options, too. You still have to do a bit of manual setup, but it's getting easier and easier. Be sure to get the free MySQL Administrator application (also from MySQL AB) for a Mac OS X graphical front end to administration of MySQL.
Guest
Guest
Oct 1 2005
5.0.13
5.0
Oct 1 2005
5.0
Version: 5.0.13
No problem with opening .dmg Take care to download the right version for your OSX 10.x Easy install. I manage my databases with phpMyAdmin. For Mathematica afficionados : don't forget that Mathematica can connect (but you need to update to mysql-connector-java-3.1.10-bin.jar) to mysql databases, manages queries and handles datas. A delight.
Guest
Guest
Oct 1 2005
5.0.13
5.0
Oct 1 2005
5.0
Version: 5.0.13
Works. Ignore these Oracle/Microsoft employees.
Guest
Guest
Jul 12 2005
4.1.12
5.0
Jul 12 2005
5.0
Version: 4.1.12
Does not work. I've tried installing this about 4 times, following the instructions PRECISELY, and this thing just refuses to run. A web search reveals this happens to MANY people. If you can't make a package that'll run and install correctly, don't bother putting out a product!
Guest
Guest
Jun 8 2005
4.1.12
5.0
Jun 8 2005
5.0
Version: 4.1.12
I cant open the DMG when it has been downloaded, anyone else with this problem?
Guest
Guest
Oct 28 2004
4.1.7
5.0
Oct 28 2004
5.0
Version: 4.1.7
For simple tasks like phpBB forums, php forms, and other lightweight uses, this is the ticket. It's efficient, clean, and quick. It's a great little SQL for small web tasks, and getting better. If you're looking for JDBC work, or for heavier tasks such as major commercial shopping carts, go to FrontBase. They have a free dev (tell they why you want to use it is all they ask) and a free liteweight deployment license, and it's good all the way up to serious WebObjects development. (I used to recommend OpenBase, but they've gotten greedy, especially with WO dev.)
Guest
Guest
Oct 27 2004
4.1.7
5.0
Oct 27 2004
5.0
Version: 4.1.7
Great intro to SQL databases. The feature set with MySQL is getting better and is free for personal use. For *ANY* business application they suggest you purchase a license @ $500 and are looking to enforce that policy in the future. I will use MySQL for little stuff like weblogs... but for large scale applications. PostgreSQL is the only way to go.. totally free!
James
James
Jan 13 2004
5.0a
0.0
Jan 13 2004
0.0
Version: 5.0a
To begin with, let me state that I have not either downloaded or used this product. However I have been acquainted with similar products and have browsed the web site. SQL databases are not for novices. Generally, if you are looking for something for your music, video collection, wine list, or exercise routine, this is not what you want to use. While it is "free" the company makes its money off of support, consulting, training, and certification. It is designed to be run off of servers and support many users for powerful relational databases. It was not designed with the casual or home user in mind, except as a user logging into a running database over a network. On the other hand, this might be a place to start if you want to learn about becoming a database engineer or designer. While I am always looking for a good deal or something free, this may not be it for the average user when it comes to databases. Frankly I can't think of a free simple, easy to use general purpose database offhand. For a quick solution with limited records, I use AppleWorks - yes it is still available, works in Panther, has a real flat file database, and is relatively inexpensive. Otherwise I use FileMaker. While I believe it is somewhat overpriced for an individual user, it is stable, fairly easy to use and does the job well. FileMaker now has relational database capabilities and can be easily be published on the web. If you don't know what a relational database is, you probably don't need one and can get by with a traditional flat file database. Trust me, they are easier to setup, deal with, understand and maintain. Please note: Excel is NOT a database, it is a spreadsheet, although it can be made to look like a database. No spreadsheet I know of is a true database. On the other hand, databases can be made to look like spreadsheets as well.
Guest
Guest
Dec 8 2003
4.1.1
5.0
Dec 8 2003
5.0
Version: 4.1.1
This version is broken. I can connect and work fine from JDBC but there is no way I can use the command-line client. Whatever query I try, I get silly errors such as "No table specified". I hope they fix it soon. Back to 4.1.0-alpha
Guest
Guest
Dec 7 2003
4.1.1
5.0
Dec 7 2003
5.0
Version: 4.1.1
Warning: If you have upgraded and installed from jag to panther and have not changed your shell config files the instructions provided with the package will not work.
Guest
Guest
Dec 7 2003
4.1.1
5.0
Dec 7 2003
5.0
Version: 4.1.1
It seems necessary to change ownership (chown) the data folder (usr/local/mysql/data) to the user 'mysql' in order to get past InnoDB errors.
Guest
Guest
Dec 7 2003
4.1.1
5.0
Dec 7 2003
5.0
Version: 4.1.1
I for one couldn't get it to work on Panther server.
Guest
Guest
Dec 7 2003
4.1.1
5.0
Dec 7 2003
5.0
Version: 4.1.1
Take Care it's NOT for 10.1!!!!! Minimum for this is 10.2
Guest
Guest
Dec 6 2003
4.1.1
5.0
Dec 6 2003
5.0
Version: 4.1.1
Powerfull. Free. What more could you want?
Free
3.5
0.0
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