Who are you? The history of MySQL and MariaDB authentication protocols from 1997 to 2017

MySQL 3.20 to 4.0

In the good old days, when 32MB of RAM justified the name my-huge.cnf, when nobody knew Google and Facebook didn’t even exist, security was… how do I put it… kind of cute. Computer viruses didn’t steal millions and didn’t disrupt elections — they played Yankee Doodle or told you not to play with the PC. People used telnet and ftp, although some security conscious admins already knew ssh.

Somewhere around this time, give or take a few years, MySQL was born. And it had users, who had to be kept away from seeing others’ data, but allowed to use their own. …

MariaDB 10.1.22 now available

The MariaDB project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MariaDB 10.1.22. This is a Stable (GA) release. See the release notes and changelog for details.

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MariaDB 10.0.30 now available

The MariaDB project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MariaDB 10.0.30. This is a Stable (GA) release. See the release notes and changelog for details.

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MariaDB 10.2.4 RC now available

The MariaDB project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MariaDB 10.2.4 Release Candidate (RC). See the release notes and changelog for details.

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MariaDB 10.1.21 and other releases now available

The MariaDB project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MariaDB 10.1.21, MariaDB 10.0.29, MariaDB Galera Cluster 10.0.29, MariaDB Connector/J 1.5.7, MariaDB Connector/C 2.3.2, and MariaDB Connector/C 3.0.1 Beta. Apart from the Connector/C 3.0.1 Beta these are all stable (GA) releases. See the release notes and changelogs for details.

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MariaDB 10.2.3 and 5.5.54 now available

The MariaDB project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MariaDB 10.2.3 beta and MariaDB 5.5.54 stable (GA). See the release notes and changelogs for details.

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MariaDB 10.1.20 now available

The MariaDB project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MariaDB 10.1.20. This is a Stable (GA) release. See the release notes and changelog for details.

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MariaDB 10.1.19 and other releases now available

The MariaDB project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MariaDB 10.1.19, MariaDB Galera Cluster 10.0.28, and MariaDB Connector/ODBC 2.0.13. These are all Stable (GA) releases. See the release notes and changelogs for details.

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Release Notes Changelog What is MariaDB 10.1?

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