1. What do I do with these settings? 2. Are they absolutely necessary? 3. Why are they there in the first place? 4. Can I comment them out or are they needed? 5. Was I supposed to install MySQL first? Is that a requirement?
Can we please be a little more diligent here and clean this crap up? On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 6:53 PM Aaron Grubb <aaron.gr...@clearpier.com> wrote: > Why don't you tell us how you really feel about MySQL? I'm sensing mixed > feelings here. > ------------------------------ > *From:* /dev /local/ca <devloca...@gmail.com> > *Sent:* Wednesday, February 12, 2020 7:57 PM > *To:* firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> > *Subject:* Why am I seeing references to MySQL? > > I am just getting started with Airflow. > > It's been a real pain in the ass to configured, as the documentation is > confusing and misleading. > > --- > *Question:* > > *Why are there references to MySQL in the airflow.cfg?* > > $grep mysql airflow.cfg > broker_url = sqla+mysql://airflow:airflow@localhost:3306/airflow > result_backend = db+mysql://airflow:airflow@localhost:3306/airflow > > What are these two settings? > > Is it safe to comment them out? > What are they for? > > I don't have MySQL installed on localhost. Was this a requirement that > was missed in the documentation? > > --- > We don't use MySQL in our organization and never will, because: > 1. It's not an open source database > 2. it's historical hostility and bad acts against open source > 3. it's not a relational database, or at best, it's a half ass relational > database where to be truly relational you have to bend over backwards in > configuration and code to get it to work relationally > > --- > Can someone please reach the dev team to take this crap out? > > --- > What am I supposed to do with these settings? >