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Google Summer of Code 2013 MariaDB

Kerberize MariaDB -- add kerberos authentication support to MariaDB

by Shuang Qiu for MariaDB

Kerberos is a standardised network authentication protocol providing mutual authentication of potential consumer and network service. Many commercial relational database management systems have already internalized support for Kerberos authentication. This project aims to adding Kerberos authentication support to MariaDB database, a drop-in replacement for MySQL.