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

Rotating binary log master key online

Starting on version 8.0.16, MySQL server introduces a new command that allowsfor the binary log master key rotation, online! When binary log encryption is enabled, the binary log master key can be rotated online by using the following new command: ALTER INSTANCE ROTATE BINLOG MASTER KEY; ALTER INSTANCE ROTATE BINLOG Continue Reading

Fail early, fail fast – preventing stale reads on a member that dropped out of the group!

In Group Replication, starting with MySQL 8.0.12, the user is able to specify the behavior for members that enter an error state. The member can either shoot itself on the head or set itself to read-only. But what does that mean in practice? This blog post will give you a 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

No new options, no new commands… Just faster at full load, where it counts!

Starting on MySQL 8.0.1, a very updated replica server will be more efficient (and probably faster) than previous MySQL versions because of improvements in the relationship between the replication threads. Preliminary testing showed a benefit of up to 65% on Sysbench Update Index. What was the issue The core of Continue Reading

Securing The Enterprise Perimeter

The starting point to securing your business If you ask any end user, “Are you OK with doing business with a company that has recently had a major security breach?,” the usual response will be NO. That answer is exactly what organizations should be worried about because it directly impacts Continue Reading

You can now use Google Authenticator and any TOTP app for Two-Factor Authentication

Since the very beginning, Cloudflare has offered two-factor authentication with Authy, and starting today we are expanding your options to keep your account safe with Google Authenticator and any Time-based One Time Password (TOTP) app of your choice. If you want to get started right away, visit your account settings. Continue Reading

5 keys to a successful marketplace strategy

Marketplaces can be a boon for small online companies just starting out, but they can also be overwhelming.It’s easy to feel invisible amidst the competition that thrives within the ecosystem of an industry giant like Amazon. Fear not. In today’s video, Nicolas Maufrais, PrestaShop Agencies Partnership Manager with Shopping Flux Continue Reading

ClamAV v0.97 included in ZCS 8.0.6 and below tags all messages as **UNCHECKED**

Hello Everyone. If you are using ZCS 8.0.6 and prior: starting 22 October 2016, anti-virus definitions will no longer update, and your ClamAV instance will stop working entirely. This is a real risk for all outdated ZCS versions, and as a visual symptom, all your messages are being tagged as Continue Reading

Three steps to boost your local and international sales

Are you just starting out in e-commerce? Do you want to optimize your sales in your country? Do you want to expand abroad? Adapt your offer to meet your customers’ needs, whether they’re just a few miles away, or on the other side of the world. This strategy is known Continue Reading

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