Understanding Isolation Levels in Galera Cluster
In an earlier article we have gone through the process of Certification Based Replication in Galera Cluster for MySQL and MariaDB. To recall the overview, Galera Cluster is a multi-master cluster setup that uses the Galera Replication Plugin for synchronous and certification based database replication. This article examines the concept of Isolation Levels in Galera Cluster, that is an inherent feature of the MySQL InnoDB database engine.
MariaDB Galera Cluster
We have covered the basics about Galera Cluster in a previous article – Galera Cluster for MySQL and MariaDB. This article further goes into the Galera technology and discusses topics like:
1. Who provides Galera Cluster?
2. What is MariaDB Galera Cluster?
3. An overview of MariaDB Galera Cluster Setup.Read more
How to Secure your MariaDB Database Server
At the time of writing this article, the current MariaDB 10.2 offers MariaDB TX Subscription to access the feature MariaDB MaxScale. MariaDB TX subscription offers high-end functionality like implementing business-critical production, test and QA deployments, management, monitoring and recovery tools, mission-critical patching and above all, access to the MariaDB Database Proxy, MaxScale.Read more
MariaDB Backup and Restore with mysqldump
In MariaDB both logical and physical backups are possible. Logical backups are made up of SQL statements that actually performed CREATE, SELECT, UPDATE, INSERT, etc. operations on the database and Physical backups are copying the data and index files that store the table information including structure and data. While logical backups are highly portable, physical backups are less portable and compatible between not only different hardware, OS, etc. but also between different storage engines of the same DBMS. This is due to the difference in file structure used by different intra-database storage engines and between different OS, hardware, drivers etc.Read more