It’s a wonderful news, we have released MySQL 5.7.17 with Group Replication Plugin (GA quality).
From the definition, Group Replication is a multi-master
update everywhere replication plugin for MySQL with built-in
conflict detection and resolution, automatic distributed
recovery, and group membership.
So we can indeed compare this solution with Galera from
Codership which is a Replication Plugin implementing the
WSREP API. WSREP, Write Set Replication, extends the
replication API to provide all the information and hooks required
for true multi-master, “virtually synchronous” replication.
With Group Replication, MySQL implemented all this information …[Read more]