All posts by Pedro Gomes

About Pedro Gomes

Who am I? I'm a replication developer @ MySQL since 2013, and a fan of all things distributed so it's hard not to love my job. Raised on the distributed lab of Minho's University, home of great academic research on the field, I joined Oracle following this same passion and here I am!

MySQL Group Replication: Important Behavior and Configuration Changes.

Hi everyone, its been a while since the last release of Group Replication. During this period we have been working hard to improve the plugin and give you a better user experience. Focused on solving several existing bugs, address performance issues and improving user
experience we renamed some variables, introduced new ones and changed some of the plugin policies.…

MySQL Group Replication now on more platforms

A new version of the Group Replication plugin for MySQL is available now. The newest release is available on Mac OS X, Solaris, and FreeBSD.

Additional platform support has been made possible via a new group communication implementation. This new communication system supports communication of messages between servers on many platforms, allowing MySQL to embrace the diversity of the MySQL community and enables Group Replication for more people on more platforms.…

Getting started with MySQL Group Replication

Please Note! — This post has now been superseded by the new Quick Start Guide.
For a more step to step approach you can also check the teams written documentation.

The multi master plugin for MySQL is here. MySQL Group Replication ensures virtual synchronous updates on any member in a group of MySQL servers, with conflict handling and failure detection.…

MySQL Group Replication: Distributed Recovery behind the scenes

The new addition to the MySQL planet, MySQL Group Replication is now on Labs Release for you to try it! It offers you update everywhere capabilities on any group of normal, out of the box, MySQL servers. Concurrent updates on a setup of several MySQL servers is now possible and this with our trademark: the ease of use.…