Percona Server 5.6.21+ and MySQL 5.7.8+ offer the
super_read_only option that was first
implemented in WebscaleSQL. Unlike
option prevents all users from running writes (even those with
the SUPER privilege). Sure enough, this is a great feature, but
what’s the relation with GTID? Read on!
super_read_only on all slaves when using
GTID replication makes your topology far less sensitive to errant
transactions. Failover is then easier and safer because creating
errant transactions is much harder.
GTID replication is awesome…
For years, all MySQL DBAs in the world have been fighting with positioning when working with replication. Each time you move a slave from one master to another, you must be very careful to start …[Read more]