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Group Replication and Percona XtraDB Cluster: Overview of Common Operations

In this blog post I would like to give an overview of the most common failover scenarios and operations when using MySQL Group Replication 8.0.19 (aka GR) and Percona XtraDB Cluster 8 (PXC) (which is based on Galera), and explain how each technology handles each situation. I have created a three-node cluster with Group Replication using a single Primary and a three-node PXC, both with default settings. I am also going to use ProxySQL to interface with both clusters.

In both clusters, the name of the nodes are mysql1, mysql2,  and mysql3. In Group Replication the Primary node is where the writes go if we are using single primary configuration. In PXC, I will use the same term as well and will call the node Primary where I am sending the writes. Just to note, in PXC there is no concept of primary node, …

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MySQL Group Replication – Partial Network Failure Performance Impact

In this two-part blog series, I wanted to cover some failover scenarios with Group Replication. In part one, I will discuss an interesting behavior and performance degradation I discovered while writing these posts. In part two, I will show several failover scenarios and demonstrate how Group Replication handles each situation.

The test environment is very basic, a three-node Group Replication (mysql1,mysql2,myslq3) on MySQL 8.0.19 with default settings. mysql2 is the Primary node.

In this scenario, I was testing a partial network failure when a node gets separated from the primary, but other nodes still can see it.

You would think mysql3 is going to lose quorum and exit the cluster, but no. Inside the cluster, all the nodes are in constant communication with each other, not just …

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MySQL 8 Group Replication Limitations

Understanding MySQL 8.0 Group Replication Limitations to build an highly reliable MySQL Infrastructure Operations  Introduction – Redundant and fault-tolerant database systems

Most of our customers are 24*7 internet properties and their applications ( i.e. entire business operations) rely heavily on availability of respective database systems nodes, These systems going unavailable cause serious impact on reputation, customer experience and revenue. To ensure business continuity under foreseeable and unforeseeable man-made or natural disasters, the database system has to be designed and built with fault tolerance and disaster recovery capabilities, in other words the component can be removed and the system should continue to operate as expected. High availability refers to the characteristics of a system that allow the system to sustain continuous operation in the event of hardware and software failures due to natural or man …

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Group Replication delivery message service

In the process of enhancing MySQL replication with new features for our users, we also improve the internals. A lot of work goes also to modernize the codebase and make it easier to maintain and obviously extend as well.

In MySQL 8.0.18,…

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Automatic member fencing with OFFLINE_MODE in Group Replication

Group Replication enables you to create fault-tolerant systems with redundancy by replicating the system state to a set of servers. Even if some of the servers subsequently fail, as long it is not all or a majority, the system is still available.…

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Using MySQL Shell to create a three-node MySQL InnoDB Cluster

MySQL InnoDB Cluster was introduced in MySQL version 5.7 and consists of three parts – Group Replication, MySQL Shell and MySQL Router. MySQL InnoDB Cluster provides a complete high availability solution for MySQL. In this post, I am going to explain how to setup a three-node cluster using the MySQL Shell.

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Adding a replicated MySQL database instance using a Group Replication server as the source

You say you want a Replication?

One of the best features of MySQL is the ability to use MySQL‘s built-in database replication feature to automatically replicate data from one server (source/master) to another (slave/replica). Group Replication was added in MySQL 5.7 as a way to provide a high-availability solution using a new variation of MySQL replication.

(In some earlier posts, I explained how to setup Group Replication using three MySQL database servers and how to …

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Group Replication – Consistent Reads Deep Dive

On previous posts about Group Replication consistency we:

  1. introduced consistency levels;
  2. explained how to configure the primary failover consistency;
  3. presented how to configure transaction consistency levels to achieve the consistency required by your applications.

In blog 3. we presented the consistency levels: EVENTUAL, BEFORE, AFTER and BEFORE_AND_AFTER; their scopes: SESSION, GLOBAL; and their context: whether they only impact the ongoing transaction or all concurrent transactions.…

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Group Replication – Consistent Reads

As we showed on the introduction post, in MySQL 8.0.14 Group Replication was once again improved. Now the developer can specify which is the consistency level of all group transactions or even of a single transaction.

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Group Replication – Consistency Levels

The MySQL Group Replication (GR) feature is a multi-primary update anywhere or single-primary replication plugin for MySQL with built-in conflict detection and resolution, automatic distributed recovery, and group membership.

Its goal it is to make high-availability (HA) simple with off-the-shelf hardware, not only to new applications but also existing ones – that was one of the motivations of the single-primary mode.…

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