Group Replication delivery message service

In the process of enhancing MySQL replication with new features for our users, we also improve the internals. A lot of work goes also to modernize the codebase and make it easier to maintain and obviously extend as well.

In MySQL 8.0.18, we have extended the set of internal services with a group replication  message passing service, therefore generalizing the communication framework for group replication.…

Automatic provisioning in Group Replication

With the release of version 8.0.17 of MySQL, we bring to you the brand new Clone plugin. Allowing you to get physical snapshots of data stored in InnoDB, this new plugin is an ideal addition to your Group Replication setup.

When joining a new server into a running replication group, a manual offline provisioning procedure was required in most cases as a tool to execute this step in the context of distributed recovery was missing.…