Entries Categorized as 'Syndicated Post'

Tungsten Clustering: Plugging the Holes – Risk Mitigation Through Best Practices

Author: , December 7th, 2022

Tungsten Clustering depends on a number of prerequisites and best practices to function optimally. In this blog post, we explore a critical, yet easily-overlooked step when installing a Tungsten Cluster node – setting up start at boot, ideally under `s…

Now Available: Tungsten Dashboard v1.0.11 Release

Author: , November 8th, 2022

We are pleased to announce that Tungsten Dashboard v1.0.11 is now available. Tungsten Dashboard is a web-based UI for monitoring and managing Tungsten Clustering deployments of MySQL databases, freely included for Tungsten Clustering customers. We prov…

New Command for Tungsten: tungsten_get_status

Author: , October 11th, 2022

Tungsten Clustering contains many tools to monitor your cluster, and today we will look at a new one – the `tungsten_get_status` command, included with Tungsten versions 6.1.19+ and 7.0.2+. This tool was created in response to a customer request for a …

Tungsten Replicator: New Pause and Resume Feature in v7.0.2

Author: , September 15th, 2022

Tungsten Replicator is a powerful tool with many great features, and today we will look at a new one – the ability to Pause and Resume a replication service. Until now, the only way to stop a replication stream was to take the service offline, and put …

Monitoring: Prometheus and Grafana for MySQL Clustering with Tungsten

Author: , August 25th, 2022

Prometheus and Grafana are open source tools that can be used for monitoring MySQL clusters. Prometheus can be used to collect metrics from MySQL clusters, and Grafana can be used to visualize the metrics. Starting with Tungsten v7+ and the new Tungste…

Advanced Tungsten Troubleshooting Using Log Files

Author: , June 30th, 2022

Tungsten Clustering is a powerful tool with many moving parts, including the Tungsten Connectors which may be installed on any application server. During a troubleshooting event, it is helpful to understand what to look for and where, in addition to un…

Zero Downtime: Upgrading MySQL Server in a Tungsten Cluster

Author: , June 28th, 2022

Tungsten Clustering allows for many types of maintenance to happen with no downtime at all. This blog post will explore how to upgrade the actual MySQL Server on all cluster nodes with zero downtime.
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Configuring HAProxy for Tungsten Dashboard

Author: , June 22nd, 2022

This blog post will walk you through configuring HA Proxy for the Tungsten Dashboard, along with the new command `tpm generate-haproxy-for-api` which helps automate the process by translating existing INI files into haproxy.cfg config file format. The …

Recover Disk Space: Easy THL Clean-Up In Tungsten v7

Author: , June 17th, 2022

Transaction History Log (THL) files are the core of Tungsten Replication, containing the actual MySQL write events that are replicated to the replicas. These files can take up considerable amounts of disk space, making them of interest for housekeeping…

Lock It Down and Tighten It Up: THL Encryption and Compression Comes With Tungsten Replicator v7

Author: , June 10th, 2022

Performance tuning any system provides more speed for the same hardware spend, gives the end-user a better, faster experience and typically reduces the stress on staff all around. Security tuning locks down critical data to prevent unauthorized access….