The Hazards of Multi-writing in a Dual-Master Setup

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Once MySQL users discover dual-master replication, they are often tempted to allow their applications to write to both at the same time. This talk will explore the dangers of doing so as well as the (limited) possibilities it allows.

Illustrated examples will be used to show how this breaks down ACID compliance at fundamental levels.

This talk would be targeted to beginner/intermediate MySQL Users and DBAs.

Replication and High Availability Strategies
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Schedule info

Union Square

Schedule Info

2 October 14:30 - 15:20 @
Union Square


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Principal Consultant, Percona

Jay Janssen started using MySQL over 10 years ago, but honed his skills during 7 years at Yahoo as a High Availability Consultant specializing in MySQL. Today he works for Percona as a Principal Consultant.


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