Category Archives: Group Communication System

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 So I wanted to create a “quick start guide” (to replace this outdated getting started post) focused on an example/test Linux environment, that covers how to get started, what a full working example test setup can look like, and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 Cluster 7.3 is now Generally Available – an overview

MySQL Cluster 7.3 logoMySQL Cluster 7.3 has now been declared GA! This means that you can deploy it in your live systems and get support from Oracle.

This post briefly describes the main new features in the release; for a deeper dive, refer to the What’s new in MySQL Cluster 7.3 white paper and the more specialised blog posts that you’ll find links to from this post.…

MySQL Cluster 7.3 GA – Includes MySQL Cluster Auto-Installer

MySQL Cluster 7.3 has just been declared Generally Available (and with it the new MySQL Cluster Auto-Installer) – download it from here.

Deploying a well configured cluster has just got a lot easier! Oracle have released a new auto-installer/configurator for MySQL Cluster that makes the processes extremely simple while making sure that the cluster is well configured for your application.…

Using JavaScript and Node.js with MySQL Cluster – First steps

MySQL Cluster driver for JavaScript/Node.js

We’re very pleased to announce that MySQL Cluster 7.3 has gone GA; for a full run-down of the new features and enhancements, take a look at the "MySQL Cluster 7.3 New Features for Internet-Scale Performance with Carrier-Grade Availability" white paper but this post will focus on just one of the features – the MySQL Cluster JavaScript Driver for Node.js.…

Deploying MySQL Cluster over multiple hosts

This post builds upon the earlier article (Creating a simple Cluster on a single LINUX host) which explained how to install and run a Cluster where all of the nodes run on the same physical host.

The single host solution is not great for a real deployment – MySQL Cluster is designed to provide a High Availability (HA) solution by synchronously replicating data between data nodes – if all of the data nodes run on a single host that that machine is a single point of failure.…