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Oracle presents much Faster MySQL Beta 5.5

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http://linuxers.org – Oracle announced the release of MySQL 5.5 beta which is claimed to be atleast 2 times faster the its previous stable version MySQL 5.1, which debuted a year ago. After all the controversy behind Oracle and MySQL takeover, Oracle proved that they are really serious about the development of  MySQL. This beta release introduces many new features which were originally planned for MySQL 6.0. In MySQL 5.1, MyISAM was the default engine which is now being replaced by InnoDB engine, which provides ACID transaction, foriegn keys and row level locking. MyISAM provides only table level l (General)