One of MySQL 8's biggest improvements is the support of window functions. As I always said in conferences, there's SQL before window functions and SQL after window functions. Once you start using them, you'll use them everywhere. Some of you poor souls are unfortunate enough to be stuck on MySQL 5.7, either of your own … Continue reading Emulating Window Functions in MySQL 5.7
Now that I have your attention, I'd like to invite you to a critical review of where we're at in the MySQL vs. MariaDB debate. Around one month ago, I visited Oracle Open World 2014, and I've met with Morgan Tocker, the MySQL community manager at Oracle to learn about where MySQL is heading. Who … Continue reading Don’t Migrate to MariaDB just yet. MySQL is Back!