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New in MariaDB Connector/C 3.0 – Part I: SSL
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New SSL alternatives SSL connections in previous versions of MariaDB Connector/C based on the OpenSSL library. The OpenSSL heartbleed bug, licensing problems and the lack of supporting different transport layers were the main reasons that we decided to offer SSL alternatives. In addition to OpenSSL the following SSL libraries are supported in Connector/C 3.0: GnuTLS […]

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Using JSON’s Arrays for MariaDB Dynamic Columns
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The JSON format includes the concept of array. A JSON object cant contain an attribute of array type. We have seen that we can use the MariaDB CONNECT Storage Engine provided UDFs (user defined functions) to implement dynamic columns.

Let us create a table with a text column containing a a JSON string and let [...]

Using JSON as Dynamic Columns with MariaDB
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MariaDB CONNECT storage engine handles access to JSON files through standard SQL. It comes with a set of UDFs (user defined functions) to manipulate the JSON format. This JSON content can be stored in a normal text column. This approach can be used to implement dynamic columns. The dynamic column concept was first introduced with [...]

MariaDB Connector/J failover support – case Amazon Aurora
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MariaDB Connector/J has evolved a lot during the year. In this post I will talk about the failover capabilities in the connector and give some guidance on how to use them in some certain cases. One other important new feature that I’ll cover in a later article is the fact that MariaDB Connector/J can do […]

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Developer meeting & community meetup summary
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MariaDB 10.1 shipped a few days ago, so it’s now a good time to focus on another important event. Last week we had a three day MariaDB developers meeting. It took place in Amsterdam (Oct 13-15). Meetings like this tend to have a great impact on the roadmap of the product. Booking.com was very kind […]

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MariaDB 10.1 is stable GA
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With the release of 10.1.8, MariaDB takes a next step. MariaDB 10.1 is now considered a stable release.

MariaDB 10.1 has a couple of main themes:

  • Security
  • High Availability
  • Scalability

During the last few years there have been many request for more security features in MariaDB. Actually it’s a trend in general. Since open source software is getting more attractive all the time, more functionality is wanted in areas where proprietary software typically has been leading. This is especially true for databases. In addition data privacy is a very hot topic.

The big new thing in security for MariaDB 10.1 …

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Developing a MySQL Workbench plugin
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The MySQL Workbench tool is great for development and administration tasks. Also it's available on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X which, according to information from third party sources, is more than you can say for most of the other equivalent tools. And Workbench is free. Having said that, most of the provided functionalities are intuitive and of daily use for developer and DBA staff alike.

Ubuntu: Steps to install/update MySQL to the latest DMR
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For learning, testing and keep up with things, one might want to install/update the MySQL version to the latest DMR (Development Milestone Release). At the time of this writing the latest DMR for MySQL is  MySQL Community Server 5.7.8-rc. Having chosen Ubuntu server as my operating system and since this is a development version hence not yet part of an official Ubuntu release, you have to install

MySQL sample databases: for testing and training
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Sometimes it's useful to have a set of data prepared to be used on a fresh MySQL install for testing purposes. Or you might be preparing some training or workshop and want to prepare examples with fake information. For MySQL there are some choices available:

Employees Sample Database: provides a combination of a large base of data (approximately 160MB) spread over six separate tables and

Print tab separated values as table using MySQL
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Using mysql command line utility to get recordsets, the data rows alignment and line breaks are often  a mess. You can use the command line tool on a mysql database server to get a set of rows into an output TSV file like so: shell> mysql -u your_user -p < your_statement.sql > data.csv I came up with the following python script to grab the output file and pretty print:

You can put your own

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