Ulf Wendel

Some sharding support and cache locality optimization support for PHP MySQL driver

2012/12/19 - by admin - 1 Comment

It is time for christmas presents: some sharding support and cache locality optimizations are coming with PECL/mysqlnd_ms 1.5. PECL/mysqlnd_ms is a plugin for the mysqlnd library. The plugin adds replication and load balancing support to any PHP MySQL API (mysql, … Continue reading

MySQL 5.6: SHA256 secure password support for PHP mysqlnd

2012/11/06 - by admin - 0 comments

Pluggable Authentication is one of the many new MySQL 5.6 features. Pluggable authentication adds a capability to use external authentication services (PAM, Windows login IDs, LDAP, Kerberos, …) but also introduces built-in strong SHA-256 hashing for passwords. The SHA-256 Authentication … Continue reading