MySQL ERROR Log Table Explained

Over the decades we have been reading the MySQL error log from the server system file, if there are any issues in MySQL or any unknown restart happened , generally we look at the mysql error log. By default MySQL error log can be found in the default path /var/log/mysqld.log , or it can be … Continue reading MySQL ERROR Log Table Explained

6 Step MySQL Point-In-Time recovery on AWS RDS

Recently one of our customers ran into an issue, wherein a bad actor(code) from the application had made the wrong update to 16 M records of a critical table in the database, causing the entire production process to go down. The application Team was able to find the bad actor and block it, our Remote … Continue reading 6 Step MySQL Point-In-Time recovery on AWS RDS

An Overview to InnoDB Undo Log

As the name indicates, an undo log record contains information about how to undo the recent changes by a transaction. When a transaction writes data, it always makes writes on the tablespace files. InnoDB Undo log stores copy of data that is being modified by any current transaction. So, at this point in time if … Continue reading An Overview to InnoDB Undo Log

10 New Functions for JSON Columns in MySQL 8.

 MySQL has come a long way, and keeps on bringing in new improvements and new collections of JSON functions. Here are a few techniques to store data in JSON columns. MySQL Vs MariaDB JSON Implementation : There is a key difference on how JSON is implemented in MySQL and in MariaDB. MySQL has implemented JSON … Continue reading 10 New Functions for JSON Columns in MySQL 8.

Presentation : Group Replication in MySQL 8.0

This presentation covers about the basics of Group replication in MySQL 8.0. Group replication world on the basis of Multi Paxos ( a variant of it ). The author covers the leader election algorithm , switching the primary node and replication modes in this presentation. https://www.slideshare.net/MyDBOPS/group-replication-in-mysql-80-a-walk-through Like to have this high availability MySQL solution configured … Continue reading Presentation : Group Replication in MySQL 8.0

Presentation: An overview to window function In MySQL 8.0

MySQL has come up with window function in latest GA MySQL 8.0 . It is a major leap in SQL for MySQL. This presentation provides an overview to window function in MySQL 8.0. https://www.slideshare.net/MyDBOPS/window-functions-in-my-sql-8 Window Function in MySQL 8.0

Security: Data Masking in MySQL 8.0 server

Data security plays a major role in current age. Privacy matters a lot. Data masking is one of the Key Features when comes to security. In MySQL community versions if you want to mask your data, You can go with a Maxscale load balancer. They introduced a new masking filter on the Maxscale 2.1 version. … Continue reading Security: Data Masking in MySQL 8.0 server

Troubleshooting an OLAP system on InnoDB

As a part of Mydbops Consulting we have a below problem statement from one of our client. "We have a high powered server for reporting which in turn powers our internal dashboard for viewing the logistics status.Even with a high end hardware, we had a heavy CPU usage and which in turn triggers spikes in … Continue reading Troubleshooting an OLAP system on InnoDB

New GTID functions in Galera 4

Galera 4 came up with the lot of new features , which helps to effectively handle the cluster . In this blog I am going to explain in detail about the Galera 4 functions which were introduced for Global Transaction ID ( GTID ) . GTID functions in Galera 4 wsrep_last_written_gtid()wsrep_last_seen_gtid()wsrep_sync_wait_upto_gtid() Actually i have planned … Continue reading New GTID functions in Galera 4

MySQL Clone Plugin Speed Test

In my previous blog, I have explained how the MySQL clone plugin works internally. In this blog, I am going to do a comparison of  Backup and Recovery speed of MySQL clone plugin with other available mysql open source backup tools. Below tools are used for speed comparison of Backup and Recovery, Clone-Plugin Xtrabackup mysqldump … Continue reading MySQL Clone Plugin Speed Test