MySQL Engineering Blogs
Good Leaders are game changers: Raft & Paxos
Introduction Consensus is a key component to providing fault-tolerant services such as synchronously replicated data stores, non-blocking atomic commitment and Paxos and Raft are among the most popular consensus algorithms. Paxos has been widely studied by researchers while Raft has become very...
Use MySQL and Perl to automatically find, follow and unfollow twitter users
A friend of mine asked me how they could automatically follow and unfollow people on Twitter. But they didn’t want to follow just anyone and everyone. He had a Twitter account which they used for recruiting in a very narrow construction industry.…
Upgrading to MySQL 5.7 Using the MySQL Repos for Linux
MySQL Server 5.7 was released around a month ago, and download numbers show huge interest in upgrading from older MySQL releases. As with any product that is frequently used as core infrastructure in complex systems with numerous interdependencies, major version upgrades of MySQL should be...
The client library, part 3: Building MySQL client applications
The client library — libmysqlclient — is part of the same source code repository as the server. It comes both as a dynamic link library (.so), also called a shared library, and as a static link library (.a). During the 5.7 development cycle, we’ve made several improvements to the...
Upgrading Directly from MySQL 5.0 to 5.7 using an ‘In Place’ Upgrade
This article is the second in a two-part series on upgrading MySQL. The first article, Upgrade from 5.0 directly to 5.7 using mysqldump, discussed performing an upgrade using the mysqldump utility. We call that a ‘Dump’ Upgrade. In this article, we will discuss what we call an...
I assume you have read Setting up MySQL Router before reading this. So we start our First example with the config file used in Setting up MySQL Router sample-router.ini[logger] level = INFO [routing:read_only] bind_address = localhost bind_port = 7001 destinations =...
Setting up MySQL Router : Basics
What is MySQL Router ? The MySQL Router handles routing of clients requests to specific servers while providing additional benefits like load balancing and failover. Router will be managing the direct routing to servers sitting as a worker node in between the server and client ( user application...
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