Daily Archives: May 15, 2013

Howto Add a New Command to the MySQL Server

Adding a new statement or command to the MySQL server is not difficult. First, decide if you want to modify the server source code, or if a User-Defined Function (UDF) will meet your needs. Since I just added the SHUTDOWN … Continue reading

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Patch to Add Shutdown Statement to MySQL MariaDB

At the OSCON 2011 MariaDB Birds-of-a-Feather (BoF) session, I suggested adding a MySQL SHUTDOWN statement to Monty, which was written up as WL#232. Other databases have this feature, and it’s very handy when automating management of a cluster of MySQL … Continue reading

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