Well the new things are cool to test and learn. But it is not possible every time, to have smooth testing process. if you can’t get right software on your hand.
So there are great articles about this new plugin here you can follow all of them: Group Replication Topics
I must say that, plugin available for download as source code and as for Oracle Linux 6 x86_64 from -> labs.mysql.com
So if you want to try it with MySQL 5.7.8-rc2 on Ubuntu you should compile it with MySQL. But you will not be able to compile due to well known ‘boost’ dependency -> see BUG #78600
UPDATE to BUG 78600:
Pedro Gomes clarified the reason of …[Read more]