IntroductionMySQL replication slave features a powerful capability of ignoring conflicts like duplicate key error, key not found errors etc. while applying row events. This is exceptionally useful while doing row based replication(RBR) from the master when the slave already contains some data which may conflict with the data coming from the master. In MySQL 5.7 we extend this capability while applying row events from mysql-binlog files using mysqlbinlog tool. This enhancement will prevent such errors from aborting mysql client in case of conflicts like the ones mentioned above.
RationalePrior to MySQL 5.7 we have been using the mysqlbinlog tool as follows.
shell$> mysqlbinlog master.000001|mysql -uroot -hexample.com -ps3cret
This allows us to pipe the output of mysqlbinlog to mysql, and [Read more...]