Following on from my post about MySQL Cluster sessions at the forthcoming Connect conference, its now the turn of MySQL Replication - another technology at the heart of scaling and high availability for MySQL.
Unless you've only just returned from a 6-month alien abduction, you will know that MySQL 5.6 includes the largest set of replication enhancements ever packaged into a single new release:
- Global Transaction IDs + HA utilities for self-healing cluster..(yes both automatic failover and manual switchover available!)
- Crash-safe slaves and binlog
- Binlog Group Commit and Multi-Threaded Slaves for high[Read more...]