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Category: MySQL

Backing Up MySQL Galera Cluster

This blog post discusses three main methods of backing up Galera Cluster.

Wesley Lifford | August 16, 2016

MySQL Upgrade Gotchas: 5.6 to 5.7

What to watch out for when upgrading from MySQL 5.6 to MySQL 5.7. New features and bug fixes in MySQL 5.7.

Charleste King | July 12, 2016

MySQL Upgrade Gotchas: 5.5 to 5.6

What to watch out for when upgrading from MySQL 5.5 to MySQL 5.6. New features and bug fixes in MySQL 5.6.

Charleste King | July 6, 2016

The Benefits of MySQL Multi-Source Replication

One of the key features in the latest releases of MySQL is multi-source replication. What are the benefits of this functionality?

Dilip Kumar | May 19, 2016

MySQL Database Clustering Solutions

How do MySQL Cluster and Galera Cluster compare? What problems are associated with each software solution, and in what situations is each system preferred?

Charleste King | April 19, 2016

Five MySQL Database Storage Solutions

A quick look at 5 database storage alternatives for your MySQL databases, and recommendations based on your needs for redundancy, backup, speed, and storage size.

Charleste King | March 31, 2016

Forking Percona? Taking Measure of the MySQL Build

Which permutation of MySQL should you be using? Datavail whitepaper compares and contrasts the major builds, including MariaDB, Percona, and Galera.

Charleste King | March 22, 2016

Is MariaDB the Right MySQL Build for Your Enterprise?

Which permutation of MySQL should you be using? MariaDB, the sister of MySQL, is used by Google and Wikipedia, and is open-source, but not without problems.

Charleste King | March 10, 2016

Why Choose a Galera Based Clustering Solution for MySQL

Running on a 3 node Galera based cluster allows you to distribute writes and reads as you see fit while also providing other benefits. Learn more.

Wesley Lifford | February 2, 2016