Tag Archives: MySQL 5.6

Standalone MySQL Utilities Now GA! Includes running mysqlfailover as a daemon

MySQL Utilities are now GA - logoWith the release of MySQL Utilities 1.3.4, the standalone (not bundled with the MySQL WorkBench GUI) package is now Generally Available and fully supported. This post will focus on a very important change (the ability to run as a daemon rather than in a terminal) to the mysqlfailover utility which allows you to build a light-weight HA database solution using MySQL Replication.…

“MySQL & Friends devroom” at FOSDEM 2013

The Free and Open source Software Developers’ European Meeting (FOSDEM) is a two-day event organized by volunteers to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source software. As in previous years, there is a dedicated stream of MySQL Sessions. On Saturday (2nd Feb) evening there’s a MySQL community dinner and then we’ve a packed program from 9:15 through 17:30 on Sunday (3rd Feb).…

Replication and auto-failover made easy with MySQL Utilities

If you’re a user of MySQL Workbench then you may have noticed a pocket knife icon appear in the top right hand corner – click on that and a terminal opens which gives you access to the MySQL utilities. In this post I’m focussing on the replication utilities but you can also refer to the full MySQL Utilities documentation.…

Upcoming webinar: MySQL 5.6 Replication – For Next Generation of Web and Cloud Services

On Wednesday (16th May 2012), Mat Keep and I will be presenting the new replication features that are previewed as part of the latest MySQL 5.6 Development Release. If you’d like to attend then register here.

MySQL 5.6 delivers new replication capabilities which we will discuss in the webinar:

  • High performance with Multi-Threaded Slaves and Optimized Row Based Replication
  • High availability with Global Transaction Identifiers, Failover Utilities and Crash Safe Slaves & Binlog
  • Data integrity with Replication Event Checksums
  • Dev/Ops agility with new Replication Utilities, Time Delayed Replication and more

The session will wrap up with resources to get started with MySQL 5.6 and an opportunity to ask questions.…