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MaxScale Binlog Server HOWTO: POC for Master Promotion without Touching any Slave

Note: DO NOT use this procedure in production, this is a proof of concept (POC).  MaxScale 1.1.0 does not yet fully support that procedure and things could go wrong in some situations (see at the end of the post for the details).

In my talk at PLMCE 2015, I presented an architecture to promote a slave as a new master without touching any other slave and I claimed that I tested it.  This HOWTO

MaxScale Binlog Server HOWTO: Operations (including Chaining)

In the Install and Configure HOWTO, we learned how to install and configure a MaxScale Binlog Server.  In this HOWTO, I will present the common operations that you might need to perform when using this software.  Those operations include:

Purging Binary Logs, Chaining Binlog Servers, Saving Binary Log Files in the Non-Default Directory, Downloading Binary Logs other than First, Listing Connected

Even Easier Master Promotion (and High Availability) for MySQL (no need to touch any slave)

Dealing with the failure of a MySQL master is not simple.  The most common solution is to promote a slave as the new master but in an environment where you have many slaves, the asynchronous implementation of replication gets in your way.  The problem is that each slave might be in a different state:

some could be very close to the dead master, some could be missing the latest transactions, and

Promise from PLUK 2014 finally fulfilled: Better Parallel Replication for MySQL

http://blog.booking.com/better_parallel_replication_for_mysql.html

Follow the link above to read my latest article on the Booking.com developer blog.  It is about MySQL Parallel Replication and Binlog Servers.

This fulfills my promise made at Percona Live London 2014 during my talk High Availability, Disaster Recovery and Extreme Read Scaling using Binlog Servers: I finally took the time to

MMUG11: Talk about binlog servers at Madrid MySQL Users Group meeting on 29th January 2015

Madrid MySQL Users Group will have its next meeting on Thursday, the 29th of January. I will be giving a presentation on the MySQL binlog server and how it can be used to help scale reads and be used for other purposes.  If you have (more than) a few slaves this talk might be interesting … Continue reading MMUG11: Talk about binlog servers at Madrid MySQL Users Group meeting on 29th January 2015

MySQL Crash-safe replication, Binlog Servers and Percona Live London

I just publish a post on the Booking.com blog: http://blog.booking.com/better_crash_safe_replication_for_mysql.html  Spoiler: it uses Binlog Servers.

This is also the opportunity to tell you that I will be at Percona Live London at the beginning of November, and that I will give a talk about Binlog Servers: High Availability, Disaster Recovery and Extreme Read Scaling using Binlog Servers.  I

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