Database Marketing Manager Position Now Open at SkySQL

SkySQL is Looking for a Senior Marketing Manager for North America!

If you or someone you know is looking for this kind of position, then this is a great opportunity.

I’ll spare all of the details, but if you’re interested, you can read more about the position here:

And as always, you can view all of SkySQL’s open positions here (as we’re also looking for Engineers and Consultants):


SSL-related MySQL Bug #62743 Fixed Recently

I was very pleased to see that the SSL-related MySQL Bug #62743 was just fixed.

Here is the bug for reference:

In essence, the –ssl-key value was not validated, thus anything could have been specified there.

Your connection would have still been SSL encrypted, which was good at least, but your SSL Key would not have made any difference.

This fix will be included in versions 5.1.66, 5.5.28, 5.6.7, 5.7.0.

For reference, here is the entry that will go into the changelogs:

“The argument to the –ssl-key option was not verified to exist and be
a valid key. The resulting connection used SSL, but the key was not