The Exciting MySQL 5.7 Replication Enhancements
The most recent MySQL release comes with a very exciting set of replication features. They make replication more operations friendly, further reduce the administrative overhead, provide a much improved user experience, and enable running MySQL smoothly both at scale and/or in very tightly coupled network environments such as in a cluster. This makes it a perfect fit for many use case scenarios and thus match the requirements of virtually any demanding business case. MySQL 5.7 has a lot of replication enhancements that are scattered throughout several technical areas, including: better semi-synchronous replication; enhanced multi-threaded applier performance; improved monitoring; online configuration changes; options for fine tuning the replication stream performance; support for more advanced topologies; developer friendly frameworks and more. Join the engineers behind the product and learn about replication in MySQL 5.7 GA and also about the replication roadmap itself. Familiarize yourself with the next generation of replication features that will help you build rock solid, scalable and resilient database services able to keep up with the most demanding work and fault-loads.
Principal Software Engineer, Oracle
Luís Soares is a Principal Software Engineer and the MySQL Replication Team lead at Oracle. His research interests include replication technologies, dependable systems and high availability. Before joining the MySQL team, he was both a post-graduate student and a researcher at the University of Minho, Portugal, where he designed and implemented group-based replication protocols. Before that, he worked for a Portuguese multi-national company as a system analyst.