MySQL Replication Update

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We describe the new features of MySQL 5.5 (GA) and MySQL 5.6 (Development release). These features increase the performance, make it easier to monitor replication, and adds new functionality for high availability.

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Lars Thalmann


Dr. Lars Thalmann is the development director for MySQL replication, backup, and connectors. He is responsible for the strategy and development of these features and leads the corresponding engineering teams. Thalmann has worked with MySQL development since 2001, when he started as a MySQL Cluster developer. More recently, he has driven the creation and development of the MySQL backup feature, has guided the evolution of MySQL replication since 2004, and has been a key player in the development of MySQL Cluster replication. Thalmann holds a doctorate in Computer Science from Uppsala University, Sweden. He is one of the authors of the “MySQL High Availability” book.

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Sheeri K. Cabral
09/04/2011 10:05pm PDT

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