'MySQL' Category

  • Pseudo GTID, ASCENDING

    July 29, 2015

    Pseudo GTID is a technique where we inject Globally Unique entries into MySQL, gaining GTID abilities without using GTID. It is supported by orchestrator and described in more detail here, here and here. Quick recap: we can join two slaves to replicate from one another even if they never were in parent-child relationship, based on our […]

  • What makes a MySQL server failure/recovery case?

    July 25, 2015

    Or: How do you reach the conclusion your MySQL master/intermediate-master is dead and must be recovered? This is an attempt at making a holistic diagnosis of our replication topologies. The aim is to cover obvious and not-so-obvious crash scenarios, and to be able to act accordingly and heal the topology. At Booking.com we are dealing with […]

  • Orchestrator visual cheatsheet

    June 5, 2015

    Orchestrator is growing. Supporting automatic detection of topologies, simple refactoring of topology trees, complex refactoring via Pseudo-GTID, failure detection and automated discovery, it is becoming larger and larger by the day. One of the problems with growign projects is hwo to properly document them. Orchestrator enjoys a comprehensive manual, but as these get more and […]

  • "awesome-mysql" curated list created, open for pull requests

    April 28, 2015

    Following up on popular "awesome-*" lists (e.g. awesome-python, awesome-golang etc.), I've created the awesome-mysql curated list. This is a list of technologies (and resources) in and around MySQL, and means to serve as a place to find reliable software and info. I recently happened to notice there are some tools I'm familiar with that are […]

  • Percona Live 2015: Reflections

    April 18, 2015

    Some personal reflections on PerconaLive 2015: Percona acquires Tokutek Well done! Tokutek develops the TokuDB storage engine for MySQL and TokuMX engine for MongoDB. I will discuss the MySQL aspect only. TokuDB was released as open source in 2013. It has attained a lot of traction and I have used it myself for some time. […]

  • Percona Live 2015: Reflections; the Apache CCLA offer

    April 18, 2015

    Facebook, Google, Twitter, LinkedIn, Alibaba, MariaDB, Percona team up and offer Oracle all public changes under the Apache CCLA Read again please. My one word summary of this is: Romantic. In the most positive sense. Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer; this is my understanding of the current status and of the offer. Summarizing the […]

  • MySQL Community Awards 2015: the Winners

    April 18, 2015

    The MySQL Community Awards initiative is an effort to acknowledge and thank individuals and corporates for their contributions to the MySQL ecosystem. It is a from-the-community, by-the-community and for-the-community effort. The committee is composed of an independent group of community members of different orientation and opinion, themselves past winners or known contributors to the community. […]

  • Speaking at Percona Live: Pseudo GTID and Easy Replication Topology Management

    March 31, 2015

    In two weeks time I will be presenting Pseudo GTID and Easy Replication Topology Management at Percona Live. From the time I submitted the proposal a LOT has been developed, experimented, deployed and used with both Pseudo GTID and with orchestrator. In my talk I will: Suggest that you skip the "to GTID or not to GTID" question […]

  • MySQL Community Awards 2015: Call for Nominations!

    February 6, 2015

    The 2015 MySQL Community Awards event will take place, as usual, in Santa Clara, during the Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo, April 2015. The MySQL Community Awards is a community based initiative. The idea is to publicly recognize contributors to the MySQL ecosystem. The entire process of discussing, voting and awarding is controlled by an […]

  • Speaking at FOSDEM: Pseudo GTID and easy replication management

    January 29, 2015

    This coming Sunday I'll be presenting Pseudo GTID and easy replication management at FOSDEM, Brussels. There's been a lot of development on Pseudo GTID these last few weeks. In this talk I'll show you how you can use Pseudo GTID instead of "normal" GTID to easily repoint your slaves, recover from intermediate master failure, promote slaves to […]

 
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