Migrate MySQL data to RDS/Aurora Using Xtrabackup

In this blog, I will provide a step by step procedure to migrate from on-premise MySQL to Amazon RDS/Aurora using Percona-xtrabackup Both RDS and Aurora is a DBAAS provided by Amazon. To know more on DBAAS you can view our presentation here. When you are having a database in size of few GB, it would … Continue reading Migrate MySQL data to RDS/Aurora Using Xtrabackup

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Delayed Replication with Amazon RDS

"Delayed replication" is one of the important features which were being supported in MySQL from 5.6 for a very long time. This induces an intentional lag in the slave, making it lag by the defined time interval. For a long time this was not available with the RDS version of MySQL provided by AWS, Recently … Continue reading Delayed Replication with Amazon RDS

ProxySQL Series : Percona Cluster/MariaDB Cluster (Galera) Read-write Split

ProxySQL is the most preferred and is widely used for load-balancing MySQL workload, thanks to Rene Cannon & Team for the great tool, and kudos on the recent release of ProxySQL 1.4.10, with a lot of bug fixes. ProxySQL is simple in design, lightweight, highly efficient and feature rich, We have been working with ProxySQL … Continue reading ProxySQL Series : Percona Cluster/MariaDB Cluster (Galera) Read-write Split

Database Objects migration to RDS/ Aurora (AWS)

The world of application and its related services are migrating more towards cloud, because of availability, Elasticity, Manageability etc. While moving the entire stack we need to be very cautious while migrating the database part. Migration of DB servers is not a simple lift and shift operation, Rather it would require a proper planning and … Continue reading Database Objects migration to RDS/ Aurora (AWS)

Scale-with-Maxscale-part5 (Multi-Master)

This is the 5th blog in series of Maxscale blog, Below is the list of our previous blogs, Which provides deep insight for Maxscale and its use cases for different architectures. Scale with Maxscale part -1 (Intro & Galera Cluster) Scale with Maxscale part - 2 (Administration, Installation & operation) Scale with Maxscale part - … Continue reading Scale-with-Maxscale-part5 (Multi-Master)

Back to basics: Isolation Levels In MySQL

In this blog, we will see the very basic thing "I" of "ACID" and an important property of Transaction ie., "ISOLATION" The isolation defines the way in which the MySQL server (InnoDB) separates each transaction from other concurrent running transaction in the server and also ensures that the transactions are processed in a reliable way. If transactions … Continue reading Back to basics: Isolation Levels In MySQL

Fulfilled Tablespace Encryption (TDE) in Percona Cluster

Encryption is a very important form of security and It's becoming a standard from a compliance perspective to ensure PCI, PII and HIPPA compliances. Encryption needs to be performed for Data at Rest, Data over Wire. Data At Rest: Until 5.6, To encrypt the MySQL data files, Only disk level encryption possible (Gazzang, Luks) From … Continue reading Fulfilled Tablespace Encryption (TDE) in Percona Cluster

Scale with Maxscale part-4 (Amazon Aurora)

This is part-4 of the Maxscale Blog series Maxscale and Galera Maxscale Basic Administration Maxscale for Replication Maxscale started supporting Amazon Aurora lately from its version 2.1 which comes with a BSL license, we are good until we use only 3 nodes, Amazon Aurora (Our Previous blog ) is a brilliant technology built by AWS team which … Continue reading Scale with Maxscale part-4 (Amazon Aurora)

Disabling Multi-Source Replication in MySQL 5.7

Multi-channel replication is one of the  great feature shipped with MySQL 5.7, With allowed the capability of slave to have many masters, having a channel for each master by which they replicate. Each channel id has a unique “channel_name” In the above DB Architecture “channel_1, channel_2 and channel_3” represent the channel_name used for replication from … Continue reading Disabling Multi-Source Replication in MySQL 5.7

Scale With Maxscale – Part 3 (Replication)

This blog post is continuation of series of blog post on Maxscale, Part-1 which provides detailed introductory to Maxscale, Part-2 deals about the operation and administration of Maxscale. In this we will discusses, How Maxscale can be efficiently used for read scaling with mysql replication (Master - Slave). Replication is a great feature which is … Continue reading Scale With Maxscale – Part 3 (Replication)