Archive for May, 2018

Upgrading to MySQL 8? Think of the default authentication plugin

As explained in a post at the default authentication plugin has been changed from mysql_native_password to caching_sha2_password. And that would certainly break all PHP-based applications because at the time of writing PHP doesn’t support caching_sha2_password. Please, keep an eye on the related request #76243. Once it’s implemented it would be possible to switch to […]

Posted on May 15, 2018 at 10:15 am by sergeyt · Permalink · Leave a comment