Getting started with authentication_oci There is a new means of connecting seamlessly to a MySQL Database Service instance in the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. It is a method that does not require passwords, and can utilize the public key found in a OCI user’s account profile, without anyone needing to access that profile directly . It derives its access… Read More »
In the first part of this short series, we went through the build of a full Clusterset architecture, which included 2 full clusters (3 members each) and an additional cluster with one member, which can serve different purposes. With the MySQL ClusterSet, there are new capabilities with the router instances. These features enable valuable options for users of… Read More »
InnoDB Cluster has been around for what feels like a long time. It is the core platform for MySQL High Availability. InnoDB Cluster NOW extends that core feature into a platform that also enables DR support where multiple Disaster Recovery Regions are capable.
MySQL introduced the MySQL “Upgrade Checker” initially to support upgrades from MySQL 5.7 to 8.0 series. However, the continuous development initiative in the MySQL 8.0 release series has continued this tools usefulness, as it can also report on continuous delivered features throughout the MySQL 8.0 release series. Additionally, “Yes”, bug fixes are always part of that development release… Read More »
MySQL-Shell has had a set of “Util” object functions for almost a year as of this post. It is this added functionality that negates any reason someone would still need to use the old mysqldump client. It (mysqldump) helped the MySQL Community for a long, long time. It also introduced a large amount of garbage and messiness in… Read More »
MySQL Server 8.0 has introduced numerous advancements in an ongoing, release by release basis. This includes features such as Multi-Value Indexes, Provisioning InnoDB Cluster 8.0 members using CLONE, among other things in 8.0.17 …. as well other MySQL enhancements such as the addition of InnoDB ReplicaSets, bootstrapping mysql-router using --account to re-use a current MySQL User for Router… Read More »
Early on in the MySQL 8.0 Release series there were a couple of key items related to our everyday use. They are MySQL-Shell‘s establishing the “Pluggable Password Store” in 8.0.12, and its super enhance API Command Line Interface in 8.0.13… which the Pluggable Password Store also adopted. Sadly, most content highlighting the API CLI capability when it came… Read More »
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 right away compared… Read More »