Authentication

Implementing a host blacklist with MySQL privileges  2013-08-30 – Todd Farmer
Writing a MariaDB PAM Authentication Plugin  2011-11-16 – Monty Program Group Blog
MySQL 5.5: Pluggable Authentication API: Interview with Georgi Joro Kodinov 2011-04-29 – MySQL
MySQL PAM/LDAP authentication module configuration 2012-07-16 – Alexander Rubin
Announcing PAM authentication plugin for MySQL (early access release) 2011-12-05 MySQL – Performance Blog
Centralized Login Management Comes to MySQL: Introducing PAM and Windows Authentication Support 2011-09-16 – Georgi Kodinov
Windows Native Authentication for MySQL 2011-10-11 – Rafal Somla
MySQL 5.6: SHA256 secure password support for PHP mysqlnd  2012-10-11 – Ulf Wendel
socket_peercred authentication plugin 2011-01-01 – AskMonty Knowledge Base
The socket_peercred authentication plugin 2011-01-30 – Peter Gulutzan
Free Guide released: Scalable Authentication Services with FreeRADIUS and MySQL Cluster  2009-09-16 – Andrew Morgan
Client does not support authentication protocol requested by server; consider upgrading MySQL client 2009-10-06  - ushastry
How to use a smartphone for two-factor authentication with Percona Server for MySQL 2013-02 – Vadim Tkachenko