It turns out that MySQL has support for time zones, but doesn’t have the necessary information to support named time zones out of the box. The instructions on getting time zone support are described in MySQL Server Time Zone Support section of the manual, but the short version is to run this script and then pass the results into MySQL to create the appropriate tables in the
Has Bean, my goto place for beans and guides to brewing coffee, doesn’t have a guide for pulling espresso (which is fair enough, I suppose, seeing as they’re brew guides!). So here’s what I do. I wrote this note in EverNote a few weeks back, and was showing it to Annabel this morning (in the hopes of getting a coffee in bed!). She suggested I publish it here.
This is the first in a series of posts where I actually digest and write about articles I’ve read elsewhere. What better way to understand something you’ve read than try to write about it? Of course, with this blog’s track record, it may well be a series of one. :)