New Replication Features in MySQL 5.6 and Beyond

Replication and High Availability Strategies
12 November 4:00pm - 4:50pm @ Cromwell 1-2
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50 minutes conference
MySQL replication is the foundation for many of the world’s busiest on-line services. MySQL 5.6, released earlier this year, includes a comprehensive set of new replication features to improve scalability and performance. These have been proven to increase the performance of both masters and slaves by over 5 times and enhance the user experience by reducing load on DevOps and DBA teams. Among the most interesting features, one can find: - Increased Master Performance with Binary Log Group Commit; - Higher Slave Throughput with Multi-Threaded Slave Applier; - Optimized Row-based Replication; - Automatic Fail-over with Global Transaction Ids; - Transparent Crash-Recovery of Slaves with Replication System Tables; - Seamless Data Validation with Replication Event Checksums. Come and learn about the replication enhancements in MySQL 5.6 and in the latest MySQL 5.7 Development Milestone Release. Also, seize the moment to take a sneak peek at what is yet to come. By the end of the session, you will have learned about new features in MySQL that help meeting the scalability and high availability requirements of modern, dependable, applications.


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.