Category Archives: High Availability

Enterprise Ready InnoDB Clusters

Recently MySQL launched the General Availability of their Group Replication enhancements via the MySQL Shell and MySQL Router. Although these URLs just noted go to their respective documentation pages, these collectively are part of the InnoDB Cluster offering. The MySQL shell provides sophisticated provisioning, monitored insight and management of a Group Replication setup. When provisioned as such, you… Read More »

Group Replication GCS Troubleshooting

In the last post I shared the simple set of steps to configure a Group Replication setup using SQL commands, and a few in the configuration file too. Indeed, it can be simple.  But then there are times where there are more requirements and configurations need more attention. Maybe the OS environment we use for MySQL setups has never impacted us… Read More »

MySQL Failover Design Considerations

This will be a multi-part series covering various areas of failover for MySQL.  This first installment will primarily look at some design considerations, which you can then apply to your own environment in your own way.  The concepts presented here are merely suggestions and not out-right “how-to”.   Every company has specific technologies or skill-sets in… Read More »