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InnoDB Cluster, Managing Async Integration

In MySQL 8.0.17 there have been a lot of updates to the MySQL set of offerings. We’ve introduced Cloning into InnoDB Cluster 8.0.17, advances with the MySQL-Router in 8.0.17 and MySQL continues to expand its collection of automation managed features. When Group Replication was first introduced in MySQL 5.7.17, there was considerably less to manage… Read More »

MySQL-Router 8.0.17 Linux integration and Group Replication metadata refresh

The MySQL Router is evolving quickly, seemingly following fast in areas that matter for InnoDB Cluster. For instance, this blog post from Jan Kneschke in MySQL-Router 8.0.16 an http webserver was added to support monitoring and management of the router instance.  The webserver stages the way for those things at least, which is great next… Read More »

MySQL Server Deployment with Docker – Basic Installation Instructions for Both the Community and Enterprise Versions

An easy way to setup one or multiple MySQL server deployments on a single server is to use Docker – a computer program that performs operating-system-level virtualization. Docker is simple-to-use and allows you to run multiple containers at once.

A container is a standard unit of software that packages up code and all its dependencies so the application runs quickly and reliably from one computing environment to another. A Docker container image is a lightweight, standalone, executable package of software that includes everything needed to run an application: code, runtime, system tools, system libraries and settings. (Source:

In other words, think of a container as a virtual machine without the graphical user interface (GUI). There are third-party GUI’s available, but for this post, I am going to use a …

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Terraform on OCI – Provisioning MySQL for InnoDB Cluster Setups

In my prior blog post on Terraform, I demonstrated building the dependent infrastructure that MySQL implementations need.  Building MySQL isn’t much different, but does identify a need for a Webserver to provide configuration files for Terraform to execute on as was done in my prior MySQL on OCI post, and a Yum Repo Webserver to… Read More »

Terraform on OCI – Building MySQL On Compute – initial setups

I have written previous blog posts about Oracle Cloud OCI and this series continues. My post titled with Iaas Getting Started was to get us acquainted with important security-focused items like Compartments and network Services like NAT and Internet-Gateways. Then I posted about building MySQL on Compute with Scripting using a mix of OCI Web console navigation… Read More »

Building MySQL on OCI Compute with Scripting

The Oracle Cloud has a lot to offer with it’s Security Focused 2nd Generation OCI environment.  My previous blog on OCI IaaS walks us through some of the great IaaS features such as compartments and VCN Subnets where you can run services across private ip addresses.  What I’d like to look at this time is… Read More »

Using MySQL Enterprise Backup on InnoDB Cluster – Member Restore Use Cases

This is a quick blog demonstrating a couple backup Restore uses cases within a MySQL InnoDB Cluster 8.0 setup.  The backup used was completed in a previous blog (part 2 in this series) with the  MySQL Enterprise Backup 8.0 utility.  I’ll then use that backup to build an additional member to add to the cluster. This blog… Read More »


Features and capabilities continue to arrive in MySQL 8.0, most recently noted in the GA release of MySQL 8.0.13.  The mysql-shell 8.0.12 release introduced a number of things, an important part was a cross-platform mysql-shell secure password handling facility.  The MySQL Login-paths are a part of that security focus.  Here we will look at where InnoDB Cluster 8.0,… Read More »

MySQL Backup-Restore and PERSIST file handling

In Jesper’s blog on Persisted Variables …he introduced us to this new capability using the PERSIST and PERSIST_ONLY keywords.  With new MySQL features, such as PERSIST come new areas that we need to pay attention to when doing backup and restore activities.  Namely to manage the log file that the PERSIST capability uses, as it’s a… Read More »

Using a trigger to parse non-conforming data in MySQL

In another post, I explained how to use the MySQL Query Re-write Plugin to manipulate data that didn’t exactly match SQL standards of MySQL. In this post, I am going to give you another example on how to use a trigger to parse non-conforming data so the data can be written to a MySQL database.

A customer came to me with a problem. They were using third-party software which produced multiple rows of comma-separated data (like a .csv file), but all of the data wasn’t on a single row. Instead, the data consisted of multiple rows of data, separated by commas and with line feeds after each row of data. Here …

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