Automatic Asynchronous Replication Connection Failover

MySQL 8.0.22 introduces Automatic Asynchronous Replication connection failover. This feature makes MySQL asynchronous replication fault-tolerant to source connection failure, by automating the process of re-establishment of a replication connection to another available source. If there are source servers in multiple data centers, the user can also configure the replica to fail over between them, to…

The story of the year: remote work

The coronavirus pandemic has caused sudden, sweeping change around the world. The necessary social distancing measures are having an impact on all of us. One large part of society that has been affected by these measures more than others is the employed. While direct customer facing businesses like restaurants and retailers have had to change…