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A Tale of Two Password Authentication Plugins…

2020-06-18 KENNETH 0

A Tale of Two Password Authentication Plugins… A long long time ago (in a galaxy far away… cue the music!) MySQL added support for an authentication plugin which is now known as mysql_native_password. The mysql_native_password plugin uses SHA1 hash to Store the password(SHA1(SHA1(password)) in mysql.user table Authenticate user One of the good traits of this plugin is that it allows authentication using challenge-response mechanism which made it possible to verify identity of the client on an unencrypted channel without having a need to send the actual password.… Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Source: A Tale of Two Password Authentication Plugins…

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MySQL Shell 8.0.20 – What’s New?

2020-04-28 KENNETH 0

MySQL Shell 8.0.20 – What’s New? The MySQL Development team is proud to announce version 8.0.20 of the MySQL Shell, with the following features: Admin API Improvements on the admin account handling for MySQL InnoDB cluster and MySQL InnoDB ReplicaSet as well as for MySQL Router Command line integration for MySQL InnoDB ReplicaSet Isolation of InnoDB ReplicaSet operations Connection compression options. … Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Source: MySQL Shell 8.0.20 – What’s New?

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MySQL Shell AdminAPI – What’s new in 8.0.20?

2020-04-28 KENNETH 0

MySQL Shell AdminAPI – What’s new in 8.0.20? The MySQL Development Team is happy to announce a new 8.0 Maintenance Release of MySQL Shell AdminAPI – 8.0.20! Following the previous exciting release, on which InnoDB ReplicaSet was introduced, we focused on improving the management of ReplicaSets but also, most importantly, InnoDB cluster.… Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Source: MySQL Shell AdminAPI – What’s new in 8.0.20?

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The MySQL 8.0.20 Maintenance Release is Generally Available

2020-04-28 KENNETH 0

The MySQL 8.0.20 Maintenance Release is Generally Available The MySQL Development team is very happy to announce that MySQL 8.0.20 is now available for download at dev.mysql.com. In addition to bug fixes there are a few new features added in this release.  Please download 8.0.20 from dev.mysql.com or from the MySQL  Yum,  APT, or SUSE repositories.… Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Source: The MySQL 8.0.20 Maintenance Release is Generally Available

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Using a MySQL Keyring SECRET and Asymmetric Encryption

2020-04-06 KENNETH 0

Using a MySQL Keyring SECRET and Asymmetric Encryption For an encrypt only or decrypt/encrypt applications The following is an example of how to allow applications to asymmetrically encrypt data using a public key. In MySQL 8.0.19 support for the SECRET datatype was added to our Keyring technology. With this technology, users can securely manage their own keys using: Oasis KMIP protocol implementations: Oracle Key Vault Gemalto KeySecure Thales Vormetric Key Management Server Fornetix Key Orchestration New! … Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Source: Using a MySQL Keyring SECRET and Asymmetric Encryption