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Percona XtraDB Cluster 8.0 (experimental release) : SST Improvements

xtradb sst improvements

Starting with the experimental release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 8.0, we have made changes to the SST process to make the process more robust and easier to use.

mysqldump and rsync are no longer supported SST methods.
Support for mysqldump was deprecated starting with PXC 5.7 and has now been completely removed.
MySQL 8.0 introduced a new […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 8.0 New Feature: wsrep_sst_auth Removal

Experimental Binary XtraDB 8.0

The problem
In PXC 5.6 and 5.7, when using xtrabackup-v2 as the SST method, the DBA must create a user with the appropriate privileges for use by Percona XtraBackup (PXB). The username and password of this backup user are specified in the wsrep_sst_auth variable.
This is a problem because this username and password was being stored […]

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Experimental Binary of Percona XtraDB Cluster 8.0

Experimental Binary XtraDB 8.0

Percona is happy to announce the first experimental binary of Percona XtraDB Cluster 8.0 on October 1, 2019. This is a major step for tuning Percona XtraDB Cluster to be more cloud- and user-friendly. This release combines the updated and feature-rich Galera 4, with substantial improvements made by our development team.
Improvements and New Features
Galera […]

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Avoid Vendor Lock-in with Percona Backup for MongoDB

Percona Backup for MongoDB

Percona Backup for MongoDB v1 is the first GA version of our new MongoDB backup tool. This has been custom-built to assist those users who don’t want to pay for MongoDB Enterprise and Ops Manager but do want a fully-supported community backup tool that can perform cluster-wide consistent backups in MongoDB.
Please visit our webpage […]

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Running Percona XtraDB Cluster on Raspberry PI 3

Percona XtraDB Cluster on Raspberry PI 3

In a previous post, I showed you how to compile Percona Mysql 5.7 on Raspberry PI 3. Now, I’ll show you how to compile and run the latest version of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.26.
We will need at least 3 RaspberryPi 3 boards, and I recommend you use an external SSD drive to compile and […]

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