Implementing the MySQL server protocol for fun and profit

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  • MySqlConnector

    MySQL Connector for .NET

    > I kept technical notes about the protocol, to serve as a future reference for myself and for other developers.

    As someone who's written a MySQL client (in C#:, I'd be very interested to see your notes. Are they available anywhere, or were they the confidential IP of your client?

    > Unsurprisingly, bugs were uncovered every time a new client was added.

    I've faced the same thing, from a client perspective. Every time a new server is tested (MySQL, MariaDB, Amazon Aurora, Azure Database for MySQL, etc.), I find slightly different interpretations of the protocol and have to accommodate them.

  • go-mysql-server

    A MySQL-compatible relational database with a storage agnostic query engine. Implemented in pure Go.

    One item under "Scope of this project":

    Provide a runnable server speaking the MySQL wire protocol, connected to data sources of your choice.

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