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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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Multiplexing (Mux) in ProxySQL: Use Case

Multiplexing (Mux) in ProxySQL

Multiplexing Background
Historically it’s a technique used in networking to integrate multiple analog and digital signals via a shared medium. The goal of multiplexing over the network was to enable signals to be transmitted more efficiently for a given communication channel, thus achieving cost efficiency. 
Since the term Multiplexing comes from telecommunications, the industry has heavily […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.27-31.39 Is Now Available

Percona XtraDB Cluster

Percona is happy to announce the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.27-31.39 on September 18, 2019. Binaries are available from the downloads section or from our software repositories.
Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.27-31.39 is now the current release, based on the following:

Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.27-30
Codership WSREP API release 5.7.27
Codership Galera library 3.28

All Percona software is open-source and […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.45-28.36 Is Now Available

Percona XtraDB Cluster

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.45-28.36 on September 17, 2019. Binaries are available from the downloads section or from our software repositories.
Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.45-28.36 is now the current release, based on the following:

Percona Server 5.6.45-86.1
Codership WSREP API release 5.6.44
Codership Galera library 3.28

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

PXC-2555: […]

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