Today is my last day in Asia (China and Taiwan), and between the sessions I had the time to code a small proof-of-concept for people that are asking how they could read their writes on all nodes and ensure the read consistency with their last write ? The usual (and easier) answer to this particular question is to read on … Read More
Some time ago I wrote this article explaining how to find which node was the Primary Master in a MySQL Group Replication cluster running in Single-Primary Mode. In the latest release of Group Replication, MySQL 8.0.2 dmr, Jaideep improved the visibility of Group Replication extending the performance_schema tables (see his article). Thanks to these improvements, it’s now very easy to … Read More
Recently, my friend Marco Tusa(MySQL Daddy or the Grinch) wrote his first impression on MySQL Group Replication (part of InnoDB Cluster). And his conclusion was not that positive. But when I analyze his setup, I understand that his assumptions were not so right. Let's try to explain what were the issues and why his test wasn't correct. Before commenting Marco's … Read More
As you may know by now, MySQL 8.0.2 DMR is out ! \o/ Many features have been added (see Geir Høydalsvik‘s announcement) and of course the replication also brought new features and improvements (see this post from Luís Soares). But some improvements in the monitoring broke the added sys view used by ProxySQL to monitor the state of a member … Read More
MySQL InnoDB Cluster (or only Group Replication) becomes more and more popular. This solution doesn’t attract only experts anymore. On social medias, forums and other discussions, people are asking me what it the best way to migrate a running environment using traditional asynchronous replication [Master -> Slave(s)] to InnoDB Cluster.