Category Archive: mySQL

Sep 30

myMYSQL Nightmare Continues

My fight this week with mySQL continues. I started getting really strange errors in the error log, and users couldn’t connect, not even root@localhost. The error log showed

Followed by logins failing

What I think had happened, mySQL was upgraded on the OS by the linux admins. It doesn’t look like anything inside …

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Sep 28

Open Source Rant

%98 of my time I spend as an Oracle DBA. I am not limited just to Oracle though. I have used mySQL and SQL server extensively. Something that always drives me crazy about mySQL is the documentation. It is horrible. The fact that it is done as an open forum where people post and try …

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