Planet MySQL HA Blog

The Planet MySQL HA Blog aggregates content from sources that cover topics related to high availability (HA) for MySQL databases.

Galera Cluster for Debian 12 “bookworm” is now available

01/24/2024 | Galera Cluster

A little over a week ago, we released Galera Cluster for MySQL 8.0.35. Today, we have also made available binaries for Debian 12 “bookworm”.

As always we have binary installation documentation available, and if you are just after a quick install, the following is what is in your /etc/apt/sources.list.d/galera.list:

deb bookworm main deb bookworm main

Happy installing, and the next

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Galera Manager January 2024 release

01/18/2024 | Galera Cluster

The momentum around Galera Manager development has been amazing. You report bugs or feature requests, and we fix them!

The major reason to release this was to ensure that Galera Manager would accept the new signing keys of Galera Cluster (key ID: 8DA84635).

One will now also note that gm-installer reports a new version: gm-installer version 1.12.0 (linux/amd64). And when you install it, Galera Manager itself is now at version 1.8.3. One of the major fixes is that Ubuntu 22.04 and Debian 12 suppor

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Galera Cluster for MySQL 5.7.44 and MySQL 8.0.35 released

01/15/2024 | Galera Cluster

Codership is pleased to announce a new Generally Available (GA) release of the multi-master Galera Cluster for MySQL 5.7, consisting of MySQL-wsrep 5.7.44 (release notes, download) and MySQL-wsrep 8.0.35 (release notes, download), with Galera replication library 4.17 (release notes, download) implementing wsrep API version 26. This release incorporates all changes to MySQL 5.7.44 and MySQL 8.0.35 respectively, adding a synchronous option for your MySQL High Availability solutions.

For MySQL 5.7,

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Our Top Picks from the Kubernetes 1.29 Release

01/11/2024 | Percona
The latest Kubernetes version, 1.29, was released on December 13th 2023. Inspired by the Mandala and symbolizing universal perfection, it concludes the 2023 release calendar. This version comes with various exciting improvements, many of which will be helpful for users who run databases on Kubernetes. Figure 1 - Mandala created in Excalidraw, not perfectly symmetrical. Here, we highlight this latest release’s four key features and improvements. Let’s take a look at them together.

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Is MySQL Router 8.2 Any Better?

In my previous article, Comparisons of Proxies for MySQL, I showed how MySQL Router was the lesser performing Proxy in the comparison. From that time to now, we had several MySQL releases and, of course, also some new MySQL Router ones.

Most importantly, we also had MySQL Router going back to being a level 7 proxy capable of redirecting traffic in case of R/W operations (see this).

All these bring me hope that we will also have some good improvements in what is a basic functionality in a router:

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Volunteering as a Program Committee Member for Data on Kubernetes Day Europe 2024

01/09/2024 | Percona
The Data on Kubernetes Day Europe 2024 Program Committee is a group of professionals and experts responsible for organizing the Data on Kubernetes Day Europe 2024 content for the upcoming co-located events at Kubecon in Paris on 19 March. As Data on Kubernetes community members, Sergey Pronin (Group Product Manager at @Percona) and I (Tech Evangelist) volunteered to evaluate proposal topics submitted for the event through the Sessionize platform. Not only us but also many other members of the Da

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Data on Kubernetes Community initiatives: Automated storage scaling

01/09/2024 | Percona
In the world of Kubernetes, where everything evolves quickly. Automated storage scaling stands out as a critical challenge. Members of the Data on Kubernetes Community have proposed a solution to address this issue for Kubernetes operators. If, like me, this is your first time hearing about Automated storage scaling, this will help you understand it better: Storage scaling in Kubernetes Operators refers to the ability of an application running on Kubernetes to adjust its storage capacity automat

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More changes in Galera Manager December 2023 Edition

12/27/2023 | Galera Cluster

While we do not consider this a major release of Galera Manager, there have been some minor releases since the Galera Manager November 2023 Release now includes deployment and monitoring for Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) 8.0.

Firstly, you’ll notice that gm-installer is now at version 1.12.0. It has a new --list-supported-oses option attached to version, as one can see from:

root@gmd:~# ./gm-installer version --list-supported-oses gm-installer version 1.12.0 (linux/amd64) Supported OSes: cento

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How to deploy WordPress and MySQL on OKE using MySQL Operator for Kubernetes

In this article we will see how we can deploy WordPress and MySQL on OKE in OCI using the MySQL Operator for Kubernetes.

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What makes MySQL 8 Agile

The concept of Agile software development is characterized by simplicity, collaboration, continuous delivery of working software, and sustainable development. With its new features, MySQL 8 makes using it as a database in the Agile software development process more suitable. In this post we will discuss how the relational MySQL database server is more Agile.

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