See some update at the end: 23 Dec 2019
MySQL and PHP is a love story that started long time ago. However the love story with MySQL 8.0 was a bit slower to start… but don’t worry it rules now !
Now it’s fully supported in PHP 7.4 !
If you have installed PHP 7.4, you can see that the new plugin
auth_plugin_caching_sha2_passwordis now available:
# php -i | grep "Loaded plugins\|PHP Version " | tail -n2 PHP Warning: Module 'mysql_xdevapi' already loaded in Unknown on line 0 PHP Version => 7.4.0 Loaded plugins => mysqlnd,debug_trace,auth_plugin_mysql_native_password, …[Read more]