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Sushi = Beer ?! An introduction of UTF8 support in MySQL 8.0
In MySQL 8.0 our plan is to drastically improve support for utf8. While utf8 support itself dates back to MySQL 4.1, there exist some limitations. The “sushi = beer” problem in the title refers to Bug #76553. Sushi and beer don’t even go well together, at least not to my taste:-)...

MySQL InnoDB Cluster – Navigating the Cluster
An important thing to know when managing an InnoDB cluster are the states that the cluster can be in, especially to know how to interpret the reported status of the cluster and specifically what to do to recover from failure various scenarios.…

MySQL InnoDB Cluster – Setting up InnoDB Cluster on Windows
One of the most requested features for InnoDB cluster has been Windows support that we have now delivered as part of the InnoDB Cluster 5.7.17 Preview Release 2. This blog post will show you how to get your InnoDB cluster running on your MS Windows 10 64bit system.…

MySQL InnoDB Cluster – A Hands on Tutorial
Traditionally, setting up high availability (HA) in MySQL has been a challenging task, especially for people without advanced knowledge of MySQL. From understanding concepts and technologies, to the tooling, specific commands and files to execute and edit, there’s a lot of things you need to...

MySQL InnoDB Cluster – What’s New in the 5.7.17 Preview Release
We carefully listened to the feedback we got from the last preview release and incorporated most of the suggested changes, the rest will follow in the next release. Here are the highlights of this release! Remote Instances support The last preview release of InnoDB cluster only allowed to work with...

MySQL InnoDB Cluster – New 5.7.17 Preview Release on labs.mysql.com
The MySQL Development Team is happy to announce a new release of the MySQL InnoDB Cluster – 5.7.17 Preview, now available for download at http://labs.mysql.com/. This release contains the following packages. MySQL Router 2.1.1 labs & MySQL Shell 1.0.6 labs Download for Windows...

Performance Evaluation: MySQL 5.7 Group Replication (GA Release)
Great news: Group Replication is now officially released with MySQL 5.7.17, congratulations to everybody that worked so hard for it! In this post I plan to share more details about the performance of Group Replication while addressing one of our frequently asked questions, which is how it...

Announcing MySQL Server 5.7.17, 5.6.35, and 5.5.54
MySQL Server 5.7.17, 5.6.35, and 5.5.54, new versions of the popular Open Source Database Management System, have been released. These releases are recommended for use on production systems. For an overview of what’s new, please see http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/mysql-nutshell.html...

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