I’m back home in Toronto, after having spent part of last week in
Washington DC meeting Oracle’s Federal MySQL users.
I think generally speaking when you look at buzzwords in the
startup scene, there is a filter as to what bubbles up into the
more conservative enterprise and public sector.
My impression was that there is some interest in big-data, but
there is absolutely phenomenal interest in cloud
computing. This was a real take away for me, and next time I
plan to talk more about the MySQL utilities and MySQL Fabric.
There were two side discussions that affected a number of users
that I wanted to follow up with here:
- When upgrading from MySQL 5.5 to 5.6, secure-auth is enabled
by default. This incompatible change is unfortunate, but was
required to improve MySQL’s password hashing strength. My …