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Group Replication: coping with unreliable failure detection
Failure detection is a cornerstone of distributed systems as it determines which components are working properly or not, allowing it to tackle both network and host instabilities and failures. Like many other distributed systems, Group Replication (GR) requires a majority of correctly operating...

Multi-arch Docker Images for MySQL Server
Since the new 8.0.13 release we publish docker images for a new architecture: aarch64, as part of our normal release process. This means that the mysql/mysql-server docker image will work on both amd64 and aarch64 architectures. The newest images are as usually available on dockerhub. On amd64...

MySQL Shell: API Command Line Integration for DevOps
MySQL Shell is a command-line shell for MySQL Server that has the capability for interactive and?batch code execution.??It also offers a wealth of APIs that make it easier and more efficient to work with and manage MySQL servers. In 8.0.13, we made an effort to make those APIs easily accessible...

On-demand primary election
Having a server acting as a primary with multiple secondaries is the most common setup when using Group Replication. Until now though, there was no way to change the current primary member while the group was running without causing some sort of disruption.…

JSFoo, October 26-27, 2018 - with MySQL!
As we already informed you on another blog posted on Oct 16, 2018, MySQL is going to have a MySQL talk at JavaScript (JSFoo) this year. This is our first time we are attending JSFoo, Bangalore, India and we hope our attendance will be very well welcomed! Do not miss the opportunity to come to...

Forum PHP, October 25-26, 2018 with MySQL!
As it was already announced on another blog posted on Oct 16, 2018, MySQL is a Bronze sponsor of Forum PHP show this year. We are going to have a MySQL talk on "MySQL 8.0: What's new" given by Olivier Dasini, the Principal Sales Consultant. His talk is scheduled for October 26th...

Adding Support in MySQL 8 for openSUSE and SLE 15
With the release of MySQL 8.0.13 yesterday, we added support in MySQL 8 for SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE) 15, the brand new version of one of the key enterprise Linux distros out there. At the same time, we also introduced support for SLE 15’s community twin, openSUSE Leap 15. So as of...

Import JSON to MySQL made easy with the MySQL Shell
The latest release of the MySQL Shell 8.0.13 (GA) introduced some interesting improvements and features, for more information see the full changelog here:?http://www.1408348.com/doc/relnotes/mysql-shell/8.0/en/mysql-shell-news-8-0-13.html. One of those features was the introduction of a convenient...

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