High-availability

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.44-28.34 Is Now Available

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.44-28.34 on June 19, 2019. Binaries are available from the downloads section or from our software repositories.
Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.44-28.34 is now the current release, based on the following:

Percona Server 5.6.44-86.0
Codership WSREP API release 5.6.43
Codership Galera library 3.26

All Percona software is open-source and free.
Bugs Fixed

PXC-2487: The […]

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Load Balanced ProxySQL in Google Cloud

GCP ProxySQL LB

There are three different ways ProxySQL can direct traffic between your application and the backend MySQL services.

Locally, on the MySQL servers.
Between the MySQL servers and the application.
Colocated on the application servers themselves.

Without going through too much detail – each has its own limitations. In the first form, the application needs to know about all […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster Operator 0.3.0 Early Access Release Is Now Available

Percona XtraDB Cluster Operator

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster Operator 0.3.0 early access.
The Percona XtraDB Cluster Operator simplifies the deployment and management of Percona XtraDB Cluster in a Kubernetes or OpenShift environment. It extends the Kubernetes API with a new custom resource for deploying, configuring and managing the application through the whole life cycle.
You can install […]

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Simple STONITH with ProxySQL and Orchestrator

3 DC Orchestrator ProxySQL

Distributed systems are hard – I just want to echo that. In MySQL, we have quite a number of options to run highly available systems. However, real fault tolerant systems are difficult to achieve.
Take for example a common use case of multi-DC replication where Orchestrator is responsible for managing the topology, while ProxySQL takes […]

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How to Perform Compatible Schema Changes in Percona XtraDB Cluster (Advanced Alternative)?

PXC schema changes options

If you are using Galera replication, you know that schema changes may be a serious problem. With its current implementation, there is no way even a simple ALTER will be unobtrusive for live production traffic. It is a fact that with the default TOI alter method, Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) cluster suspends writes in […]

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Upcoming Webinar Wed 3/6: High Availability and Disaster Recovery in Amazon RDS

High Availability and Disaster Recovery in Amazon RDS Webinar

Join Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev as he presents High Availability and Disaster Recovery in Amazon RDS on Wednesday, March 6th, 2019, at 11:00 AM PST (UTC-8) / 2:00 PM EST (UTC-5).
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In this hour-long webinar, Peter describes the differences between high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR). Afterward, Peter will go through scenarios detailing […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.43-28.32 Is Now Available

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.43-28.32 on February 28, 2019. Binaries are available from the downloads section or from our software repositories.
This release of Percona XtraDB Cluster includes the support of Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish). Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.43-28.32 is now the current release, based on the following:

Percona Server 5.6.43-84.3
Codership WSREP API release 5.6.42
Codership Galera library 3.25

All […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.25-31.35 Is Now Available

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.25-31.35 on February 28, 2018. Binaries are available from the downloads section or from our software repositories.
This release of Percona XtraDB Cluster includes the support of Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish). Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.25-31.35 is now the current release, based on the following:

Percona Server for MySQL […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster Operator 0.2.0 Early Access Release Is Now Available

Percona XtraDB Cluster Operator

 
Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster Operator  0.2.0 early access.
The Percona XtraDB Cluster Operator simplifies the deployment and management of Percona XtraDB Cluster in a Kubernetes or OpenShift environment. It extends the Kubernetes API with a new custom resource for deploying, configuring and managing the application through the whole life cycle.
Note: PerconaLabs and […]

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AWS Aurora MySQL – HA, DR, and Durability Explained in Simple Terms

It’s a few weeks after AWS re:Invent 2018 and my head is still spinning from all of the information released at this year’s conference. This year I was able to enjoy a few sessions focused on Aurora deep dives. In fact, I walked away from the conference realizing that my own understanding of High Availability […]

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