After many months of heavy development and testing, Debian 8 (Jesse) and Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) were released recently. For those who already upgraded their systems and/or plan do do it in close future, we prepared builds of WebScaleSQL :-) http://repo.psce.com/download/webscalesql/deb/x86_64/vivid/ http://repo.psce.com/download/webscalesql/deb/x86_64/jessie/ You can also install it using PSCE repository. … [Read more...] about WebScaleSQL builds available for Debian 8 and Ubuntu 15.04
Driven by popularity of previous post about Debian/Ubuntu builds of WebScaleSQL and long discussions during FOSDEM conference this weekend, PSCE engineering team decided to put even more effort into. … [Read more...] about WebScaleSQL RPMs available at PSCE repository
Without going into unnecessary details about CVE-2012-5612 bug; an authenticated database user could use this flaw to crash MySQL instance or even try executing some code. Is it a serious problem? Do you need to worry about it? I recently saw some comments that "My database is safe, only application can access it. Is it really a serious bug?" which scared me a bit. Such opinion might be fine but only for closed systems with limited access to MySQL, but what if you are hosting provider that share single MySQL instance between several accounts? Here, security matters a lot! Especially if you allow users to create test/demo accounts. … [Read more...] about MySQL security issue — Heap Based Overrun, testing.
For those who don't know, several security vulnerabilities in MySQL were discovered recently and published to the security mailing lists. Yet another time, remote attacker can badly hit your production systems causing long downtime. … [Read more...] about Recent security woes in MySQL
For those who do not read opensqlcamp group -- CfP for FOSDEM 2013 conference is open! … [Read more...] about FOSDEM 2013 conference, Call for papers