Testing 8.0 package- it will be likely quite immature at this point, but we need to identify blockers as soon as possible.
|Open||None||T213527 Prepare our base system layer for Debian buster|
|Open||None||T193224 Evaluate and decide the future of relational datastore at WMF after the upgrade of MariaDB 10.1 is finished|
|Stalled||None||T193226 Test MySQL 8.0 with production data and evaluate its fit for WMF databases|
pymysql version 0.8 or later is required as with the default collation, a newly added one, an exception is rised on connection. It may require a backport from buster: https://packages.debian.org/buster/python3-pymysql