MySQL Cluster Manager 1.4.6 released!

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MySQL Cluster Manager 1.4.6 is now available for download from My Oracle Support.

Overview
In MCM 1.4.6, the list backups command has been extended with a new –agent option for listing agent backups created with the backup agents command.


The output can be filtered with the –backupid option:


The backupids for agent backups reflect the Unix Epoch times at which the backups were taken.…

Reading the log positions of a snapshot consistently

MySQL 8.0.11 introduced a new performance schema table named log_status, which provides consistent information about MySQL server instance log positions from replication and transactional storage engines.

Used in conjunction with other MySQL 8.0 feature (the backup lock), this new feature will allow backup tools to take backup with minimal impact in DML throughput, but ensuring consistent snapshot with respect to GTIDs, replication, binary logs and transactional storage engine logs.…

Taking advantage of new transaction length metadata

MySQL 8.0.2 introduced a small yet powerful per transaction metadata information containing the transaction length in binary logs.

MySQL binary logs are being used for many other things than MySQL replication or backup/recovery: replicate to Hadoop; replicate to other databases, such as Oracle; capture data change (CDC) and extract-transform-load (ETL); record change notification for cache invalidation; change tracking for differential backups; etc.…

MySQL 8.0: New Features in Replication

It is with extreme delight and a big smile on our face that we share the news that a new major MySQL release has been declared Generally Available (GA). The road to MySQL 8 was pretty eventful, sometimes painful and sometimes hard, always challenging, but nonetheless a great ride and an extremely rewarding journey for the engineers that have worked on it.…

One year of MySQL Replication Contributions

Since January 2017, the MySQL Replication Team has been involved in processing many Community Contributions !

We are really happy to receive contributions (and not only in the replication team), but this also implies a lot of work from our engineers, as more than resolving a bug or developing a new feature, code contributions need to be analyzed, the code needs to be understood and validated.…

More P_S Instrumentation for Group Replication

In order to improve observability and manageability of MySQL Group Replication (GR), we enhanced its instrumentation in MySQL 8.0.4. With these goals in mind, we have extended the usage of Performance Schema (P_S) from this plugin to the included Group Communication System (GCS) module as well as its submodule eXtended Communications (XCom) which are responsible for all communication involved in the dissemination of transactions to other MySQL instances.…

MySQL Cluster Manager 1.4.5 released!

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MySQL Cluster Manager 1.4.5 is now available for download from My Oracle Support.

Overview
MCM 1.4.5 contains further stability and usability improvements of MySQL Cluster Manager.

The 1.4.5 release bundles MySQL Cluster 7.5.9. However, since MySQL Cluster 7.5.7, system tables contain sufficient information for MCM to properly support rolling reconfigurations when ndb_cluster_connection_pool is enabled for mysqlds.…