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Group Replication: Shipped Too Early

 | February 15, 2017 |  Posted In: Group Replication, High-availability, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster

Group Replication

This blog post is my overview of Group Replication technology. With Oracle clearly entering the “open source high availability solutions” arena with the release of their brand new Group Replication solution, I believe it is time to review the quality of the first GA (production ready) release. TL;DR: Having examined the technology, it is my […]

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WAN Synchronous Clusters: Dealing with Latency Using Concurrency

 | February 1, 2017 |  Posted In: Group Replication, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Replication

WAN Latency

In this blog, we’ll discuss how to use concurrency to help with WAN latency when using synchronous clusters. WAN Latency Problem Our customers often ask us for help or advice with WAN clustering problems. Historically, the usual solution for MySQL WAN deployments is having the primary site in one data center, and stand-by backup site in […]

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Percona Live Featured Tutorial with Frédéric Descamps — MySQL InnoDB Cluster & Group Replication in a Nutshell: Hands-On Tutorial

 | January 26, 2017 |  Posted In: High-availability, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live Featured Tutorial

Welcome to another post in the series of Percona Live featured tutorial speakers blogs! In these blogs, we’ll highlight some of the tutorial speakers that will be at this year’s Percona Live conference. We’ll also discuss how these tutorials can help you improve your database environment. Make sure to read to the end to get a special Percona […]

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Setup ProxySQL for High Availability (not a Single Point of Failure)

 | January 19, 2017 |  Posted In: High-availability, Keepalived, MySQL, open source databases, OpenSource Databases on big machines, Percona Live, Percona MySQL Consulting, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

ProxySQL for High Availability

In this blog post, we’ll look at how to set up ProxySQL for high availability. During the last few months, we’ve had a lot of opportunities to present and discuss a very powerful tool that will become more and more used in the architectures supporting MySQL: ProxySQL. ProxySQL is becoming more flexible, solid, performant and used […]

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Webinar Wednesday January 18, 2017: Lessons from Database Failures

 | January 17, 2017 |  Posted In: High-availability, MySQL, Technical Webinars

Join Percona’s Chief Evangelist Colin Charles on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at 7:00 am (PST) / 10:00 am (EST) (UTC-8) as he presents “Lessons from Database Failures.” MySQL failures at scale can teach a great deal. MySQL failures can lead to a discussion about such topics as high availability (HA), geographical redundancy and automatic failover. […]

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MongoDB PIT Backups: Part 2

 | January 9, 2017 |  Posted In: Cloud and NoSQL, High-availability, MongoDB, open source databases, Solutions Engineering

MongoDB PIT Backups

This blog post is the second in a series covering MongoDB PIT backups. You can find the first part here. Sharding Makes Everything Fun(ner) The first blog post in this series looked at MongoDB backups in a simple single-replica set environment. In this post, we’ll look at the scale-out use case. When sharding, we have exactly […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.16-27.19 is now available

 | December 15, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.16-27.19

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.16-27.19 on December 15, 2016. Binaries are available from the downloads section or our software repositories. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.16-27.19 is now the current release, based on the following: Percona Server 5.7.16-10 Galera Replication library 3.19 wsrep API version 26 All Percona software is open-source and free. […]

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Webinar Thursday, November 17: MySQL High Availability with Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

 | November 15, 2016 |  Posted In: High-availability, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Technical Webinars

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.16-27.19

Join Percona’s Percona XtraDB Cluster Lead Software Engineer Krunal Bauskar for a webinar on Thursday, November 17, 2016, at 7:30 am PST on MySQL High Availability with Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7 is our brand new MySQL 5.7 compatible Galera-based high availability (HA) solution. Whether you’re new to MySQL clustering technology, or […]

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Orchestrator and ProxySQL

 | November 9, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Orchestrator, ProxySQL

Orchestrator and ProxySQL

In this blog post, I am going to show you how can you use Orchestrator and ProxySQL together. In my previous blog post, I showed how to use bash scripts and move virtual IPs with Orchestrator. As in that post, I assume you already have Orchestrator working. If not, you can find the installation steps here. In the case of […]

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