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Re: Nosql language with plugins


MariaDB isn't an honest actor.  They repeatedly utilize FUD to push their

I was so frustrated by the columnstore experience that I had to go on
disability for mental health reasons, and I was fired while on disability
for blogging about BSL.

To attack me for my religious views after criticizing their
characterization of RedShift on LinkedIn was unconscionable. The account
had zero connections, no activity except commenting on my post, had only
one job listed (33 years it said) and the university the person claimed to
be from did not have the person in the alumni directory.

MariaDB won't respond to this, but you know it is true because there was no
reason other than spite to remove articles about my tools that I did not
even contribute and which are now dead links from other community webpages
and blogs.

On Mon, May 11, 2020, 5:41 PM Justin Swanhart <greenlion@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> ---------- Forwarded message ---------
> From: Justin Swanhart <greenlion@xxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Mon, May 11, 2020, 5:38 PM
> Subject: Re: [Maria-discuss] Nosql language with plugins
> To: Roberto Spadim <roberto@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> MariaDB relicensed MaxScale from GPL to Business Source License.  The
> license change effectively extorted customers requiring customers using it
> to pay for it.  While older versions of MaxScale become GPL, the license
> terms prohibit backporting any security fixes and MariaDB abandons each
> release and never backports any fixes so it is impossible to use old
> versions in production.
> On Mon, May 11, 2020, 5:34 PM Roberto Spadim <roberto@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>> What’s BSL?
>> Em seg, 11 de mai de 2020 às 18:19, Justin Swanhart <greenlion@xxxxxxxxx>
>> escreveu:
>>> *crickets*
>>> On Fri, May 8, 2020, 2:33 PM Justin Swanhart <greenlion@xxxxxxxxx>
>>> wrote:
>>>> Seems I didn't get Federico's reply.  The answer is because:
>>>> War, war never changes...
>>>> I made a stink about BSL, and I have shamed Monty in public.
>>>> MariaDB recently created a sock puppet LinkedIn account to attack me
>>>> for my religious views.
>>>> We are at war
>>>> On Wed, Apr 29, 2020, 9:48 PM Justin Swanhart <greenlion@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> MariaDB doesn't have rewrite plugins.
>>>>> What you want could still not be done with a preparse plugin in MySQL
>>>>> because there is no way to speak an arbitrary protocol.  You could have a
>>>>> client that speaks the MySQL protocol but sends non-sql text commands that
>>>>> have some 1:1 match with SQL, for example MDX.
>>>>> For MySQL 8 I have developed an alternative rewrite plugin interface
>>>>> that can execute any number of SQL statements serially on the THD of the
>>>>> client connection, or an arbitrary THD.  It would be possible to port to
>>>>> MariaDB but as MariaDB has deleted the KB entries related to my tools, I
>>>>> highly doubt they would upstream it, and I would expect some form of
>>>>> compensation/sponsorship from you if you wanted me to do it.  In any case
>>>>> the plugin would still not speak arbitrary binary protocols.
>>>>> MySQL 8 supports the X protocol for document access.  It would
>>>>> probably be possible to create an X protocol proxy that speaks arbitrary
>>>>> protocols but that would be a big project that probably not many people
>>>>> would be interested in.
>>>>> On Wed, Apr 29, 2020, 9:14 PM Roberto Spadim <roberto@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> Could be possible use the query rewrite plugin to execute no sql
>>>>>> commands? Something like disable sql parser and execute some specific
>>>>>> protocol, returning standard sql datasets as result?
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Roberto Spadim
>>>>>> SPAEmpresarial - Software ERP/Scada
>>>>>> Eng. Automação e Controle, Eng. Financeira
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>> Roberto Spadim
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>> Eng. Automação e Controle, Eng. Financeira

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