Sat 13 Feb 2021

curl supports rustls

curl is an internet transfer engine. A rather modular one too. Parts of curl’s functionality is provided by selectable alternative implementations that we call backends. You select what backends to enable at build-time and in many cases the backends are enabled and powered by different 3rd party libraries.

Source: curl supports rustls, an article by Daniel Stenberg.

Extracting data from mysql

I recently had the need to extract some data from a MySQL database running in production and while some methods are brutally simple and some a little more involved, all of them come with a few caveats.

Source: Extracting data from mysql, an article by Victor Parmar.