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MySQL 8.0.17 and Drupal 8.7

From Drupal’s website, we can see that now the support of MySQL 8 is ready. I just tested it and it works great ! The only restriction is related to PHP and the support for the new authentication method in php-mysqlnd. In this previous post, I was happy because it was included in PHP 7.2.8, but this has been reverted … Read More


PHP 7.2.8 & MySQL 8.0

A good news for all PHP CMS users like Drupal and Joomla!, PHP 7.2.8 (available on Remi’s repo for those using rpms) supports the new MySQL 8.0 default authentication plugin ‘caching_sha2_password‘ ! So, I’ve installed PHP 7.2.8: And I’ve my user (here joomla) uses the caching_sha2_password: I give acces those this user to SELECT in mysql.user table: Now let’s share … Read More


Drupal and MySQL 8.0.11 – are we there yet ?

Now that MySQL 8.0 GA is out for almost 3 months, let’s see the status of how it’s integrated with Drupal, a very popular CMS using MySQL. For people having already a Drupal site and that wants to upgrade to MySQL 8.0, please check this post. Now if you want to use MySQL 8.0 with a fresh new Drupal 8, … Read More


Migrating to MySQL 8.0 without breaking old application

Recently I blogged about the new default authentication plugin in MySQL 8.0 and I got some comments complaining that this new authentication plugin is breaking half of applications. So first of all, if you are using an old connector or a connector (like the one for Go) not yet supporting caching_sha2_passwordas authentication plugin, you are still able to use the old … Read More


MySQL Group Replication, the perfect HA database backend for web hosting

Many web hosting provider are looking for HA solution for the database backend they deliver to their customers. Galera never became the perfect choice for these environment due to 2 factors: no DBA really manage the databases Galera runs database changes in Total Order Isolation What does that really mean ? In fact, when you are a website hosting provider, … Read More


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