Replicate from MySQL 5.7 to MySQL Database Service

January 26, 2021

MySQL Replication is a very common topology, widely used in various architecture.
People use it, among others, for High Availability, Read Scalability or Geographic Redundancy.

Another use case is to use MySQL Replication to seamlessly integrate a newer version of the server in your architecture.
Let’s say you are running MySQL 5.7 then you can easily setup a 8.0 instance as a replica of your 5.7.

Extending this idea it is also possible to replicate your MySQL 5.7 (or 8.0 obviously) to a MySQL Database Service instance, the true MySQL PaaS on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

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MySQL in Azure

January 19, 2021
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In this article, we are going to see how to set up a MySQL Database instance on Microsoft Azure Cloud.

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MySQL SHELL – The new era

December 17, 2020

In one of our previous articles – Setting up Replication with various methods for MySQL 8 – we reviewed how to create a replica with multiple tools.
Now, it is time to perform the same action but with MySQL Shell.

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Setting up Replication with various methods for MySQL 8

December 10, 2020

In the world of the Databases, one of the most important value that we are all trying to achieve is High Availability. Not to loose our valuable data or in case one server fails to always have another to step in and take control.

So, it is critical to have along with our primary database, other identical instances, the replicas.

On this blog post, we will see the most famous ways to set up our replication.

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Create a Cloud Backup with MySQL Enterprise Backup

December 10, 2020
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Cloud backup is a strategy increasingly used in organizations. Send copies of your data to the cloud, can help you to prevent a devastating IT crisis and ensure business continuity.

Currently, MySQL Enterprise Backup supports the following types of cloud storage services:

– Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Object Storage

– OpenStack Swift or compatible object storage services

– Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) or compatible storage service

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MySQL 8.0.22 New Features Summary

November 10, 2020

Presentation of some of the new features of MySQL 8.0.22 released on October 19th, 2020.

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Automatic connection failover for Asynchronous Replication

November 5, 2020

Since MySQL 8.0.22 there is a mechanism in asynchronous replication that makes the receiver automatically try to re-establish an asynchronous replication connection to another sender, in case the current connection gets interrupted due to the failure of the current sender.

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Plan your MySQL upgrade

October 21, 2020

I’ve made a short video that will give you tips and tricks to successfully upgrade to MySQL 8

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MySQL 8.0.21 New Features Summary

August 27, 2020

Presentation of some of the new features of MySQL 8.0.21 released on July 13th, 2020.

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MySQL 8.0.20 New Features Summary

May 26, 2020

Presentation of some of the new features of MySQL 8.0.20 released on April 27th, 2020.

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