The Stroz

MySQL Document Store is a “NoSQL” database built on top of MySQL.

Sep 22, 2022
9 minutes

As I mentioned in my last post, I have become quite smitten with MySQL Shell. Until recently, I have only used MySQL Shell to connect to a local instance of MySQL running on my development machine.

Sep 12, 2022
3 minutes

Yesterday, my colleague, Fred (AKA LeFred), shared a blog post that discusses setting up aliases that allow us to run MySQL Shell when we enter mysql at a command prompt.

Sep 09, 2022
2 minutes

First introduced as part of the SQ:2003 Standard and available in MySQL 8.0, window functions in MySQL are compelling, but the syntax can also be a little intimidating when you first start using them. This post is the second in a series where we will discuss window functions – including breaking down the syntax and using examples of different window functions. All the code examples in this post use the database table and data we created in Part 1.

Sep 08, 2022
8 minutes

I am excited to announce that I am speaking at All Things Open this year.

Sep 06, 2022
1 minute

I am speaking at the International JavaScript Conference at the end of this month in Brooklyn, NY.

Sep 02, 2022
1 minute

First introduced as part of the SQ:2003 Standard and available in MySQL 8.0, window functions in MySQL are compelling, but the syntax can also be a little intimidating when you first start using them. This post is the first in a series where we will discuss window functions – including breaking down the syntax and using examples of different window functions.

Sep 01, 2022
11 minutes

If it seems like this space was neglected for a while, well…that is because it was.

Aug 29, 2022
2 minutes

This is the second part of a series of posts that will help us write better tests…and this one should seem kind of obvious - making sure we test every logical condition in our code.

Apr 29, 2022
8 minutes

This is the first part in a series of posts that will help us write better tests…and this is a big one for me - the use of static data in our tests. Keep in mind that while the sample code below is written in JavaScript, the concept would be the same in any language.

Apr 05, 2022
4 minutes