Archive for December 15, 2011

MySQL Cluster 7.1.18 is available to download

The binary version for MySQL Cluster 7.1.18 has now been made available at (GPL version) or (commercial version)

A description of all of the changes (fixes) that have gone into MySQL Cluster 7.1.18 (compared to 7.1.17) will appear in the 7.1.18 Change log soon.

What’s new in MySQL 5.6 Replication – free webinar

Global Transaction IDs - simplifying replication management

There will be a webinar this Wednesday where you can get the latest information on all of the great new content that has been included in the MySQL 5.6 Development Releases as well as some features that are still being developed. As always, the webinar is free but you need to register here in advance. Even if you can’t attend the live event it’s worth registering so that you get sent the replay.

Some of the topics we’ll be discussing are:

  • Enhanced data integrity: Global Transactions Identifiers, Crash-Safe Slaves and Replication Event Checksums;
  • High performance: Multi-Threaded Slaves, Binlog Group Commit and Optimized Row-Based Replication;
  • Improved flexibility: Time Delayed Replication, Multi-Source Replication, Binlog API and Informational Log Events
The event starts on Wednesday, December 14, 2011: 09:00 Pacific time; 17:00 UK; 18:00 CET.

MySQL HA Solutions – webinar replay

If you were unable to attend the live webinar (or you want to go back and listen to it again) then it’s now available to view on-line here.

Databases are the center of today’s web and enterprise applications, storing and protecting an organization’s most valuable assets and supporting business-critical applications. Just minutes of downtime can result in significant lost revenue and dissatisfied customers. Ensuring database highly availability is therefore a top priority for any organization. Tune into this webcast to learn more.

The session discusses:

  1. Causes, effect and impact of downtime
  2. Methodologies to map applications to HA solution
  3. Overview of MySQL HA solutions
  4. Operational best practices to ensure business continuity