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MySQL Forks: Conclusions
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Part of an article originally published in the article MySQL Forks: Which one is right for me?, published in the June edition of php[architect]. The preceding portions of the article are available: A Brief History of MySQL Oracle MySQL Percona Server MariaDB Other Derivatives The MySQL ecosystem has never been stronger.  Oracle has responded to [...]
MySQL 5.6 has better command-line password security… or does it?
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I was intrigued by a post from David Stokes entitled MySQL and Password Security.  It discusses some new options for command line password security in MySQL 5.6.  First, I want to establish that it doesn’t really provide “security”, but then I’ll explain why that doesn’t matter. MySQL 5.6 appears to encrypt the password in a [...]
MySQL Forks: Other Derivatives
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Part of an article originally published in the article MySQL Forks: Which one is right for me?, published in the June edition of php[architect]. The preceding portions of the article are available: A Brief History of MySQL Oracle MySQL Percona Server MariaDB Facebook patch The Facebook Patch is a patchset used by Facebook to run [...]
MySQL Forks: MariaDB
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Part of an article originally published in the article MySQL Forks: Which one is right for me?, published in the June edition of php[architect]. The preceding portions of the article are available: A Brief History of MySQL Oracle MySQL Percona Server Having left Sun in September 2008, Monty Widenius started Monty Program AB to continue [...]
MySQL Forks: Percona Server
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Part of an article originally published in the article MySQL Forks: Which one is right for me?, published in the June edition of php[architect]. The preceding portions of the article are available: A Brief History of MySQL Oracle MySQL Percona was founded in 2006 as a MySQL consulting firm by two MySQL support engineers.  Sometime [...]
MySQL Forks: The Current State of Oracle MySQL
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Part of an article originally published in the article MySQL Forks: Which one is right for me?, published in the June edition of php[architect]. The preceding portion of the article is available: A Brief History of MySQL Oracle is the “official” distributor of MySQL .  MySQL AB had a policy of requiring outside code contributors [...]
MySQL Forks: A Brief History of MySQL
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Originally published in the article MySQL Forks: Which one is right for me?, published in the June edition of php[architect]. Oracle’s MySQL is the granddaddy of MySQL servers.  Originally created by Monty Widenius in 1994, it was named after his first daughter, My.  Monty co-founded MySQL AB in order to release MySQL as a free [...]
The potential problems with MySQL forks
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Giuseppe Maxia had a great blog post recently about the potential problems facing the Percona Server and MariaDB projects. I’ve been a big fan of both Percona Server and MariaDB for years.  I switched to MariaDB a little over a year ago, after using Percona for several years.  For me, the primary driver was the [...]
Article in php[architect] about MySQL forks
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I have an article in this month’s php[architect] about the various flavors of MySQL.  I discuss the current state of Oracle MySQL, Percona Server, and MariaDB, and why you should use each of them.  I hope you all enjoy it!  Once the exclusive period is over for the article, I’ll be able to publish it [...]
Common Schema: dependencies routines
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Are you a MySQL DBA? Checkout the common_schema project by Oracle Ace Shlomi Noach.

The common_schema is an open source MySQL schema that packs a number of utility views, functions and stored procedures. You can use these utilities to simplify MySQL database administration and development. Shlomi just released revision 178, and I'm happy and proud to be working together with Shlomi on this project.

Among the many cool features created by Shlomi, such as foreach, repeat_exec and exec_file, there are a few %_dependencies procedures I contributed:




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