• Leader election using MySQL

    October 14, 2015

    Being a stateful, centralized datastore, MySQL can serve in negotiating leadership: a mechanism to elect a single service out of multiple services; moreover, a mechanism to promote a new leader should the existing leader cease to function. What of Zookeeper? Zookeeper makes for an excellent leader election mechanism. This is one of the most recognized uses for […]

  • New statements I'd like to see in MySQL 5.8

    October 8, 2015

    Following up on New features I'd like to see in MySQL 5.8, here are statements I would like to see in MySQL 5.8: ENABLE EVENTS; When promoting a slave to master, I want to be able to enable all those events that are in SLAVESIDE_DISABLED state. Today I script an iteration over the events an constructing […]

  • New features I'd like to see in MySQL 5.8

    October 7, 2015

    Following up on Morgan Tocker's What would you like to see in MySQL 5.8?, having attended and participated at the brainstorming at Percona Live Amsterdam, and publishing this post while failing to comply with any of Morgan's suggested media, these are the features I would like to see in MySQL 5.8: Dynamicly enable/disable log-bin and log-slave-updates Today, when […]

 
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