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MySQL 8.0 Certification is available !

The MySQL 8.0 DBA Certification is now available. 85 questions to get the first MySQL 8.0 certification ! You can find details on the Oracle Exam 1Z0-908 page. This exams covers mostly all relevant topics for all MySQL 8.0 Administrator and you can register for it on Pearsonvue’s website. Good luck if you are taking the exam ! Artwork credits: … Read More


MySQL 5.6 EOL is February 2021 !!

MySQL 8.0 has been so far the release with the fastest rate of adoption ! Great !! But some people are still very conservative and I understand that too. However it’s time to upgrade if you are still running MySQL 5.6. Indeed, MySQL 5.6.10, first GA version of 5.6, was released 7 years ago already, the 5th February 2013 !! … Read More


MySQL 8.0 & PHP on RedHat, CentOS and Fedora

As you could read in this previous post, PHP 7.4 is now completely supporting MySQL 8.0 and the new default authentication plugin. I wanted to make a summary table providing and overview of all PHP versions and how they supported MySQL 8.0 and the different authentication plugins. As I am a RPM based distribution user, I’m using the famous repository … Read More


preFOSDEM 2020 MySQL Days: the schedule

The schedule of the preFOSDEM Day is now available ! We had a lot of proposals to deal with. Also this is a MySQL event where we, the MySQL Team has the possibility to show to you, our Community, all what we have working on to improve MySQL but also new stuff. We also invite some of our friends from … Read More


MySQL 8.0 & PHP

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 ! The support of MySQL 8.0’s new default authentication method in PHP took some time and was added in PHP … Read More


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