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  Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Migrating to Percona XtraDB Cluster

A lot of people are interested in Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) as a replacement for conventional MySQL® master/slave architectures to eliminate replication lag and achieve a highly-available masterless cluster of MySQL servers. But what would a migration look like?

This webinar will go over a high-level overview of PXC, as well as operational concerns, possible migration paths, key configuration tuning variables, and generally everything you'll need to migrate from an existing Master/Slave environment to PXC. This talk will primarily be an operational discussion; it will not cover in-depth details on how the cluster works.

We will cover such questions as:

  • What are the requirements for running PXC?
  • Will I have to reload all my tables?
  • How does configuration for the cluster differ from configuring a stand-alone InnoDB server?
  • How should my application interact with the Cluster?
  • Can I use PXC if I only have two MySQL servers currently?
  • How can I move to the Cluster and keep downtime to a minimum?
  • How can I migrate to PXC gradually?

This webinar was originally given in June of 2012, but has been updated for 2014 and Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.

Jay Janssen
Director of Service Operations
Jay came to Percona in 2011 after working 7 years for Yahoo working in a variety of fields including High Availability architectures, MySQL training, tool building, global server load balancing, multi-datacenter environments, operationalization, and monitoring. Jay holds a B.S. of Computer Science from Rochester Institute of Technology. He and his wife live with their four children in upstate New York.


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