Category Archives: MySQL

MySQL Keyring now speaks Hashicorp Vault

As an intro to his performance act, an “old school” entertainer Victor Borge once famously asked the audience: Do you care for piano music?, which was greeted by a crowd, only to be immediately followed by a self-ironic punch line – “Too bad.”

Security topics share a similar notion – namely, once you start caring for them, you get exposed to an almost unmanageable set of constraints, issues and hard choices.…

MySQL Shell 8.0.18 – What’s New?

The MySQL Development team is proud to announce a new version of the MySQL Shell with the following major improvements:

  • Migration to Python 3
  • Built-in thread reports
  • Ability to use an external editor
  • Ability to execute system commands within the shell
  • Admin API Improvements:
    • New options to log all the SQL used on the different operations
    • Support for IPv6 in InnoDB Clusters
    • New function to reset the InnoDB Cluster recovery accounts
  • General maintenance and bug fixing

Python 3 Migration

Due to the coming end-of-life (EOL) for Python 2.7 by end of this year, the Shell has been updated to use Python 3.

MySQL InnoDB Cluster – What’s new in Shell AdminAPI 8.0.18 release

The MySQL Development Team is very happy to announce a new 8.0 Maintenance Release of InnoDB Cluster – 8.0.18.

In addition to major quality improvements, 8.0.18 brings some very useful features!

This blog post will only cover InnoDB cluster’s frontend and control panel – MySQL Shell and its AdminAPI – Stay tuned for other blog posts covering MySQL Router and Group Replication!…