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MySQL Cluster Backup and Restore

MySQL Ndb Cluster provides durability for data by default via logging and checkpointing.

In addition, users can take backups at any time, which allows for disaster recovery, replication synchronisation, data portability and other use cases.

This post looks at the backup and restore mechanisms in MySQL Ndb Cluster.

MySQL Ndb Cluster architecture recap

MySQL Ndb Cluster is a distributed SQL relational database :

  • Designed for low overhead read + write scale out, high availability, high throughput and low latency.
  • Providing distributed parallel joins, transactions, row locks, foreign keys.
  • Data is primarily stored and managed by a set of independent data node processes.
  • Data is accessed via distributed MySQL servers and …
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State of the DolphiNDB

Software development is always moving forward, and the latest version is always the best ... until the next one arrives.  When you visit the MySQL Ndb Cluster downloads page, you are naturally recommended to pull the latest MySQL Cluster 8.0.22 (announcement), but sometimes it is good to look back at the journey taken to reach this point.

7.x release series

Prior to the 8.0 releases, MySQL Ndb Cluster had a sequence of 7.x (x=0..6) releases based on MySQL Server versions 5.1, 5.6, 5.7.  In each of the 7.x release series, MySQL Ndb Cluster was under feature development for some time, producing a number of minor releases, until eventually one minor release was validated as being acceptable as the first generally available (GA) …

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Help Drive the Future of Percona XtraDB Cluster

Percona is happy to announce the experimental release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 8.0. This is a major step for tuning Percona XtraDB Cluster to be more cloud- and user-friendly. This is the second experimental release that combines the updated and feature-rich Galera 4, with substantial improvements made by our development team.

Improvements and New Features in Percona XtraDB Cluster

Galera 4, included in Percona XtraDB Cluster 8.0, has many new features. Here is a list of the most essential improvements:

  • Streaming replication to support large transactions
  • The synchronization functions allow action coordination (wsrep_last_seen_gtid, wsrep_last_written_gtid, wsrep_sync_wait_upto_gtid)
  • More granular and improved error logging. wsrep_debug is …
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FOSDEM 2020

My post-FOSDEM detox has started - despite preparing by reading some survival guides, I hadn't really fathomed the variety and quantity (and quality) of beer that would flow over four days.  On reflection however, the beer flow has been far exceeded by the flow of tech content and conversation.

On Thursday and Friday I attended the pre-FOSDEM MySQL Days fringe event, where there were two tracks of talks and tutorials on MySQL including sessions on :
 - MySQL Server simplification
 - MySQL replication tooling improvements
 - Configuring group replication
 - Troubleshooting group replication
 - Using DNS for loadbalancing and failover
 - Upgrading to MySQL 8.0 …

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 8.0 New Feature: wsrep_sst_auth Removal

The problem

In PXC 5.6 and 5.7, when using xtrabackup-v2 as the SST method, the DBA must create a user with the appropriate privileges for use by Percona XtraBackup (PXB). The username and password of this backup user are specified in the wsrep_sst_auth variable.

This is a problem because this username and password was being stored in plaintext and required that the configuration file be secured.

The PXC 8.0 solution

(This feature is still under development and may change before PXC 8.0 GA)

Because the wsrep_sst_auth is only needed on the donor side to take a backup, PXC 8.0 uses an internal user (created specifically for use by PXC) with a randomly generated password. Since this user is only needed on the donor, the plaintext password is not needed on the joiner …

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Experimental Binary of Percona XtraDB Cluster 8.0

Percona is happy to announce the first experimental binary of Percona XtraDB Cluster 8.0 on October 1, 2019. This is a major step for tuning Percona XtraDB Cluster to be more cloud- and user-friendly. This release combines the updated and feature-rich Galera 4, with substantial improvements made by our development team.

Improvements and New Features

Galera 4, included in Percona XtraDB Cluster 8.0, has many new features. Here is a list of the most essential improvements:

  • Streaming replication supports large transactions
  • The synchronization functions allow action coordination (wsrep_last_seen_gtid, wsrep_last_written_gtid, wsrep_sync_wait_upto_gtid)
  • More granular and improved error logging. wsrep_debug is now a multi-valued variable to assist in controlling the logging, and logging messages have been significantly improved.
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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.27-31.39 Is Now Available

Percona is happy to announce the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.27-31.39 on September 18, 2019. Binaries are available from the downloads section or from our software repositories.

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.27-31.39 is now the current release, based on the following:

All Percona software is open-source and free.

Bugs Fixed

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.45-28.36 Is Now Available

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.45-28.36 on September 17, 2019. Binaries are available from the downloads section or from our software repositories.

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.45-28.36 is now the current release, based on the following:

All Percona software is open-source and free.

Bugs Fixed

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Handling Bi-Directional Replication between Tungsten Clusters and AWS Aurora

Overview The Skinny

In this blog post, we explore the correct way to implement bi-directional Tungsten Replication between AWS Aurora and Tungsten Clustering for MySQL databases.

Background The Story

When we are approached by a prospect interested in using our solutions, we are proud of our pre-sales process by which that we engage at a very deep technical level to ensure the we provide the best possible solution to meet with the prospect’s requirements. This involves an in-depth hands-on POC, in addition to the significant time and effort we spend building and testing the solution architectures in our lab environment as part of the proposal process.

From time to time, we are presented with requirements that are not always quite so straight forward. Just recently we faced such a situation. A …

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MySQL InnoDB Cluster – Easy Recovering and provisioning

Up to MySQL 8.0.16, to perform these tasks you could:
- Use MySQL Enterprise Backup :
- Use mysqldump

Starting with MySQL 8.0.17, the easiest and recommended method is to use the CLONE feature.

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