Maintaining a project like MySQL::Sandbox is sometimes tiring, but it has its
advantages. One of them is that everything related to the server
setup comes to my attention rather earlier than if I were an
average DBA or developer.
I try to keep MySQL Sandbox up to date with every release of MySQL and (to a lesser extent) MariaDB . For this reason, I am used to trying a new release with MySQL Sandbox, and … seeing it fail.
Of the latest changes in MySQL, probably the most disruptive was what …