For the end of October 2023, we’ve got at once two major releases – Linux 6.6 and MySQL 8.2.
After two months after the last stable release Linux 6.5, Linus Torvalds released Linux 6.5. The source code can be found at https://kernel.org/.
The major changes in the kernel include:
The newly released MySQL 8.2.0 is the second release released according to the new release models in the form of two branches: Innovation and LTS.
Innovation releases are released every 3 months and aimed at those who want to benefit from the newest features. After each Innovation release the previous version is no longer supported.
LTS branches are more aimed at those who need stability and are released every two years with 5-year support as well as 3 years of extended support.
Features of MySQL 8.2: