Category Archives: Replication

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: 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 So I wanted to create a “quick start guide” (to replace this outdated getting started post) focused on an example/test Linux environment, that covers how to get started, what a full working example test setup can look like, and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.…

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 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.…

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.…