Wednesday, 10 July 2013

MySQL Workbench 6.0.3 BETA 2 released

MySQL Workbench 6.0 is the new major update of the Development and Administration tool for MySQL. This release includes over 150 bug fixes (~40 since 6.0.2), 30 new features and a new redesigned UI. As a beta, this release is not suitable for production use.
Improvements in MySQL Workbench 6.0:
  1. a new redesigned Home screen
  2. the SQL Editor and Server Administration UIs were merged into a single connection specific interface, allowing for quick access to administration features while simplifying the location of specific features
  3. improved model Synchronization, lets you compare and update your EER model or database with ALTER scripts and properly handle corner cases involving objects renamed externally or sync schemas with different names
  4. all new Schema Inspector, gives you a detailed overview of all objects in your schemas, plus access to table maintenance operations such as ANALYZE and OPTIMIZE TABLE
  5. table data search, lets you perform a text search on any number of tables and schemas for rows matching a given pattern
  6. improved Server Status page, gives a quick summary of server status and configuration
  7. cascaded DELETE statement generator, automatically performs the tedious task of generating DELETE statements for deleting a row referenced by foreign keys
  8. new SQL Anywhere and SQLite targets for the Migration Wizard
  9. and much more.
What is new in MySQL Workbench 6.0