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.

GeoSpatial data handling made easy with MySQL 8.0

Human geography examines the dynamics of cultures, societies and economies, and physical geography examines the dynamics of physical landscapes and the environment. In this blog i am going to explain what are the new Geography features available in MySQL 8.0 Major Difference in MySQL 5.7 & 8.0 Geography : There is a big change from … Continue reading GeoSpatial data handling made easy with MySQL 8.0

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

An Overview of DDL Algorithm’s in MySQL ( covers MySQL 8)

Database schema change is becoming more frequent than before, Four out of five application updates(Releases) requires a corresponding database change, For a DBA schema change is a more often a repetitive task, it might be a request from the application team for adding or modifying columns in a table and many more cases. MySQL supports … Continue reading An Overview of DDL Algorithm’s in MySQL ( covers MySQL 8)

MySQL Group Replication and its Memory consumption (troubleshooting).

This blog is about one of the issues encountered by our Remote DBA Team in one of the production servers. We have a setup of MySQL 5.7 Single Primary (Writer) GR with cluster size of  3 . Due to OOM, the MySQL process in the primary node got killed, this repeated over the course of … Continue reading MySQL Group Replication and its Memory consumption (troubleshooting).

Monitoring MySQL using ProxySQL

ProxySQL is a high-performance load balancer that helps DBAs a lot and gives more control over MySQL Database. At Mydbops we use ProxySQL extensively to support our customers. We have seen a variety of use cases with ProxySQL and blogged a few We have written a series of blogs on ProxySQL (ProxySQL Series) MySQL replication … Continue reading Monitoring MySQL using ProxySQL

Securing MySQL Binary logs at Rest in MySQL 8.0

We will have a look at a new feature in MySQL 8.0 called binlog encryption. This feature is available from the MySQL version 8.0.14 or above. Our previous blogs discussed about table space encryption in MySQL and Percona servers. In Mydbops, we are giving high importance about achieving security compliances. The binary log records changes … Continue reading Securing MySQL Binary logs at Rest in MySQL 8.0

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