All posts by Matt Lord

About Matt Lord

Senior MySQL Product Manager

MySQL Group Replication: A Quick Start Guide

With the new Group Replication Beta release—0.8 for MySQL 5.7.14—available for download on labs.mysql.com, I expect more and more people to begin engaging in various forms of proof-of-concept attempts. So I wanted to create a “quick start guide” (to replace this outdated getting started post) focused on an example/test Linux environment, that covers how to get started, what a full working example test setup can look like, and also include some best practice and operations advice along the way.…

MySQL Cluster 7.5.2 Is Now Available!

I’m happy to announce that the third Development Milestone Release (DMR) of MySQL Cluster 7.5 — 7.5.2 — is now available!

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

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 (virtually) 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 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.…