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Help Drive the Future of Percona XtraDB Cluster

Percona is happy to announce the experimental release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 8.0. This is a major step for tuning Percona XtraDB Cluster to be more cloud- and user-friendly. This is the second experimental release that combines the updated and feature-rich Galera 4, with substantial improvements made by our development team.

Improvements and New Features in Percona XtraDB Cluster

Galera 4, included in Percona XtraDB Cluster 8.0, has many new features. Here is a list of the most essential improvements:

  • Streaming replication to support large transactions
  • The synchronization functions allow action coordination (wsrep_last_seen_gtid, wsrep_last_written_gtid, wsrep_sync_wait_upto_gtid)
  • More granular and improved error logging. wsrep_debug is …
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MySQL User Camp, Bangalore, India – 5th March 2020

A MySQL User Camp was held on 5th March 2020 at Oracle India Pvt Ltd, Kalyani Magnum Infotech Park, Bangalore, India. The attendees included developers, DBAs and trainers from Amex, Robert Bosch, Flipkart and others.

Sanjay Manwani, the Senior Director of MySQL Engineering India, presented an informative session which highlighted MySQL’s recent achievements like the DB of the Year award and the #1 ranking in the Most Popular DB with Developers StackOverflow survey.…

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Use Case: Continuous MySQL Operations for Growing SaaS Business

In this fourth post in our MySQL Use Case Blog Series we look at a customer of ours who was able to grow their Saas business from tens of customers initially to thousands of enterprise customers once they achieved continuous MySQL operations with Continuent Tungsten.

This particular customer, based in California, develops and sells automation software for account-based marketing as well as other marketing services and products such as SEO and content marketing. They provide solutions tailored for large enterprises and fast-growing, small businesses alike covering all industry types from technology all the way to higher education.

So how did this fast growing marketing automation SaaS provider scale from tens of customers to thousands of enterprise customers using Tungsten Clustering (currently with 600+ MySQL instances)?

The Challenge

SaaS and other web applications are inherently 24/7/365 operations, thus they …

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New Webinar: How to build a $10M SaaS business into a $6B Unicorn with MySQL and Continuent Tungsten

Please join us on March 24th for a webinar hosted by Database Trends & Technologies (DBTA) and presented by Continuent CEO Eero Teerikorpi:

How to build a $10M SaaS business into a $6B Unicorn with MySQL and Continuent Tungsten

During this webinar, Eero will walk us through the 10-year story of a marketing analytics SaaS, which grew with help from MySQL and Continuent from $10M to be a $6B behemoth: a real SaaS unicorn. As well as lean on similar customer use cases.

SaaS has emerged as the best way to deliver software, and SaaS solutions, at their best, flow like electricity and water: they are available when needed, for as long and as much as needed – with relatively little effort.

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Important Health Checks for your MySQL Master-Slave Servers

In a MySQL master-slave high availability (HA) setup, it is important to continuously monitor the health of the master and slave servers so you can detect potential issues and take corrective actions. In this blog post, we explain some basic health checks you can do on your MySQL master and slave nodes to ensure your setup is healthy. The monitoring program or script must alert the high availability framework in case any of the health checks fails, enabling the high availability framework to take corrective actions in order to ensure service availability.

MySQL Master Server Health Checks

We recommended that your MySQL master monitoring program or scripts runs at frequent intervals. Assuming that the monitoring script is running on the same server as your …

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MySQL 8.0.19 New Features Summary

Presentation of some of the new features of MySQL 8.0.19 released on January 13, 2020.

Preserving commit order on replicas with binary log disabled

MySQL 8.0.19 introduces Binlogless replicas with commit ordering which means you can deploy asynchronous replicas without binary logs enabled, and commit transactions in the same order they are replicated in. Yes, you can disable binlog (skip-log-bin) and the logging of changes done by the applier (log-slave-updates=FALSE) while at the same preserve commit order (slave-preserve-commit-order=TRUE).…

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Automatic Schema Synchronization in NDB Cluster 8.0: Part 2

In part 1, we took a brief, high-level look at the various protocols and mechanisms used to keep the Data Dictionary (DD) of MySQL servers connected to a MySQL Cluster in synchronization with each other and with the NDB Dictionary.…

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Faster restarts with local and partial checkpoints in MySQL NDB Cluster

The MySQL NDB Cluster team works on fundamental redesigns of core parts of NDB architecture. One of these changes is the partial checkpoint algorithm. You can now take full advantage of it when building much larger clusters: NDB 8.0 can use 16 TB data memory per data node for in-memory tables.

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Automatic Schema Synchronization in NDB Cluster 8.0: Part 1

Data nodes are the distributed, sharded storage core of MySQL NDB Cluster. Its data is usually accessed by MySQL Servers (also called SQL nodes in NDB parlance). The MySQL servers each have their own transactional Data Dictionary (DD) where all the metadata describing tables, databases, tablespaces, logfile groups, foreign keys, and other objects are stored for use by MySQL server.…

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