MySQL Cluster 7.5 — the First Milestone Is Here!

I’m happy to announce that the first Development Milestone Release (DMR) of MySQL Cluster 7.5 is now available!

Some highlights of this first milestone release of MySQL Cluster 7.5 are:

Group Replication — an Overview

Within the MySQL team, we’re extremely excited about Group Replication! More and more of our users are also starting to become aware of this exciting feature–which offers native synchronous replication with support for multi-master or active/active update-anywhere replication clusters. Our developers and users alike are eager to see easy, native HA come to MySQL!…

MySQL Group Replication for MySQL 5.7.10

Hi all, it is time again to do another preview release of MySQL Group Replication, the plugin that brings multi-master update everywhere to MySQL, like we described in Hello World post.

We are very proud to do the sixth preview release of MySQL Group Replication, version 0.7.0 based on MySQL Server 5.7.10, which introduces new exciting features, please enjoy the highlights!…

MySQL Replication Defaults After 5.7

The default or “out of the box” experience is simply the experience for most people, so it’s critically important for us to ensure that the default configuration offers a good experience for the vast majority of cases. This is always a challenge, due to the matrix of factors involved–hardware configurations, software stacks, application use cases, etc.–but it’s most certainly a worthy endeavor.…