Dear MySQL users,
MySQL Shell 8.0.15 is a maintenance release of MySQL Shell 8.0 Series
(a component of the MySQL Server). The MySQL Shell is provided under
MySQL Shell 8.0 is highly recommended for use with MySQL Server 8.0
and 5.7. Please upgrade to MySQL Shell 8.0.15.
interface, supporting development and administration for the MySQL
enable you to work with MySQL InnoDB cluster and use MySQL as a
The AdminAPI enables you to work with MySQL InnoDB cluster, providing
an integrated solution for high availability and scalability using
InnoDB based MySQL databases, without requiring advanced MySQL
expertise. For more information about how to configure and work with
MySQL InnoDB cluster see
The X DevAPI enables you to create “schema-less” JSON document
collections and perform Create, Update, Read, Delete (CRUD) operations
on those collections from your favorite scripting language.
For more information about how to use MySQL Shell and the MySQL Document
Store support see
For more information about the X DevAPI see
If you want to write applications that use the the CRUD based X DevAPI
you can also use the latest MySQL Connectors for your language of
choice. For more information about Connectors see
For more information on the APIs provided with MySQL Shell
Using MySQL Shell’s SQL mode you can communicate with servers using the
legacy MySQL protocol. Additionally, MySQL Shell provides partial
compatibility with the mysql client by supporting many of the same
command line options.
For full documentation on MySQL Server, MySQL Shell and related topics,
For more information about how to download MySQL Shell 8.0.15, see
the “Generally Available (GA) Releases” tab at
We welcome and appreciate your feedback and bug reports, see
Enjoy and thanks for the support!
Changes in MySQL Shell 8.0.15 (2019-02-01)
This release contains no functional changes and is published
to align version number with the MySQL Server 8.0.15 release.
On Behalf of Oracle/MySQL Release Engineering Team,