Category Archives: Group Replication

Replication Features in MySQL 8.0.4

MySQL 8 second release candidate is out (MySQL 8.0.4). Besides fixes to replication issues we have also delivered a couple of enhancements in this release. Let me quickly summarize them.

  • Additional instrumentation for Group Replication (WL#9856). We have instrumented mutexes and condition synchronization objects on the group communication library.

Group Replication Features backported to MySQL 5.7

We have brought further enhancement to MySQL Group Replication 5.7 release by backporting some most requested features to MySQL 5.7.20 release:

  • Member weight for automatic primary election on failover
  • Disallow writes after leaving the group

And to MySQL 5.7.19 release:

  • Transaction savepoint support

 

Member weight for automatic primary election on failover

The Member weight for automatic primary election on failover feature will allow user to influence primary member election using a integer member weight value.…

Performance Evaluation: MySQL 5.7 Group Replication (GA Release)

Great news: Group Replication is now officially released with MySQL 5.7.17, congratulations to everybody that worked so hard for it!

In this post I plan to share more details about the performance of Group Replication while addressing one of our frequently asked questions, which is how it performs compared to Galera.…