In 8.0.14, we add to Group Replication (GR) the ability to use IPv6 in all of its network-related configuration parameters. This means that now you can take advantage of this technology and “rock” those billion addresses using MySQL Group Replication.
When you operate a Group Replication group, some variables use network addresses, mainly:
Always having in mind providing the latest and the greatest features to our users, we decided to backport Hostname support in Group Replication Whitelist, starting in 5.7.21. Please check the developer blog in here and the official documentation here.
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Since the release of Group Replication, one of its main security features is IP Address Whitelisting. This allows us to control whoever can send requests to enter in a group.
On MySQL version 8.0.4, we added a new possibility that it was lacking since the beginning: the ability to configure IP Address Whitelisting with hostnames.…
Group Replication introduces a new way to do replication in MySQL. With great features such as multi-master replication it brings a range of exciting deployment scenarios where some difficult problems become much easier to solve.
Relying on a Consensus protocol – Paxos, to achieve its goal, sometimes we can get into situations where we loose a much needed majority.…
The multi master plugin for MySQL is here. MySQL Group Replication ensures virtually synchronous updates on any member in a group of MySQL servers, with conflict handling and failure detection. Distributed recovery is also in the package to ease the process of adding new servers to your server group.…