A time for new beginnings beckons upon us, and Codership is pleased to announce the much anticipated Release Candidate of MySQL 8.0 that comes with Galera 4. It comes with MySQL 8.0.19 and includes the Galera Replication Library 4.5 Release Candidate and wsrep API version 26.
Galera 4 and MySQL 8.0.19 have many new features, but here are some of the highlights:
- Streaming replication to support large transactions by splitting transaction replication then applying them in smaller fragments.
- Improved foreign key support, as write set certification rules are optimised and there will be a reduction in the number of foreign key related false conflicts in certifications.
- Group commit is …