mysqlbinlog: support for protocol compression

We are happy to share with you that the mysqlbinlog tool has been enhanced. Starting on 8.0.17, the user can instruct the mysqlbinlog tool to negotiate, with the server that it connects to, whether to use protocol compression or not. Since MySQL 5.6, the mysqlbinlog tool can connect to a Continue Reading

Automatic provisioning in Group Replication

With the release of version 8.0.17 of MySQL, we bring to you the brand new Clone plugin. Allowing you to get physical snapshots of data stored in InnoDB, this new plugin is an ideal addition to your Group Replication setup. When joining a new server into a running replication group, Continue Reading

MySQL InnoDB Cluster – Automatic Node Provisioning

The MySQL Development Team is very excited and proud of what was achieved in this 8.0.17 GA release! The spotlight is on… A game-changer feature – Automatic Node provisioning! This has been an extremely desired and important feature, and it has been accomplished, once again, with tight integration and cooperation of Continue Reading

MySQL 8.0.17 Replication Enhancements

MySQL 8.0.17 is out. In addition to fixing a few bugs here and there, we also have a couple of new replication features that I would like to present. Thence, allow me to give you a quick summary. As usual, there shall be follow-up blog posts providing details, so stay Continue Reading