Binary Log Encryption: Encryption of Temporary Capture Files

In MySQL 8.0.14 we introduced binary log encryption at rest. When enabled, this feature makes sure that binary log files  generated by the server are encrypted as soon as they hit persistent storage. As of MySQL 8.0.17 transient files created by the server for capturing the changes that end up Continue Reading

IPv6 support in Group Replication

In 8.0.14, we add to Group Replication (GR) the ability to use IPv6 in all of its network-related configuration parameters. This means that now you can take advantage of this technology and “rock” those billion addresses using MySQL Group Replication. What’s New When you operate a Group Replication group, some Continue Reading

Group Replication now interacts with the Group Communication Engine more efficiently

MySQL 8.0.14 comes with a plethora of new features. Some of the new Group Replication features have user–facing options, some impact user-facing options, and others stay completely under the hood. This post will present one of the under-the-hood changes in MySQL 8.0.14: the way the Group Replication layer interacts with Continue Reading

Binary log encryption at rest

Starting in version 8.0.14, MySQL server can encrypt all new binary and relay log files on disk. In order to do so, you just need to enable the new binlog_encryption option (and also ensure that you have a keyring). Once enabling the option in a client session, the server will Continue Reading

MySQL 8.0.14 Replication Enhancements

MySQL 8.0.14 is out and it contains some new and very interesting replication enhancements. As always, we are very pleased to share with you the details about the exciting new features in this release. This blog post will provide you a summary of the features and subsequent blog posts will Continue Reading

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