made this amazing tool that the majority of MySQL DBAs are using,
but if you use sysbench provided with your GNU/Linux
distribution or its repository on packagecloud.io you won’t be able to use it
with the new default authentication plugin in MySQL 8.0
This is because most of the sysbench binaries are compiled with the MySQL 5.7 client library or MariaDB ones. There is an issue on github where Alexey explains this.
So if you want to use sysbench with MySQL 8.0 …[Read more]