How can I tell which Tungsten Connector mode I am using: Bridge, Proxy/Direct or Proxy/SmartScale?

Author: , July 19th, 2019

Part of the power of Tungsten Clustering for MySQL / MariaDB is its intelligent MySQL Proxy, known as the Tungsten Connector. Tungsten Connector has three main modes, and depending on the type of operations you are performing (such as if you need read-write splitting), we help you choose which mode is best. Hence the question, “How can I tell which Tungsten Connector mode I am using: Bridge, Proxy/Direct or Proxy/SmartScale?”

Slick Command-Line Tricks for a Tungsten MySQL / MariaDB Database Cluster

Author: , July 16th, 2019

Tungsten Clustering provides high availability, disaster recovery, and a host of other benefits for MySQL / MariaDB / Percona Server databases. In this blog post we will explore some of the shell aliases I use every day to administer various Tungsten Clusters.

Where are the logs for a Tungsten Cluster?

Author: , July 9th, 2019

Where are the logs for a Tungsten Cluster and which are the proper log files to monitor if I do a master role switch to another node?

What is the Best Way to Check the Health of a Tungsten Cluster Before a Switch?

Author: , June 26th, 2019

Latency-sensitive applications running in Java sometimes experience unacceptable delays under heavy I/O load. This blog discusses why this problem occurs and what to do about it for applications running Tungsten Clustering for MySQL.

What on Earth is a Split-Brain Scenario in a MySQL Database Cluster?

Author: , June 24th, 2019

In this blog post we will define what a split-brain scenario means in a MySQL database cluster, and then explore how a Tungsten MySQL database cluster reacts to a split-brain situation.

Configuring the Tungsten Connector for PCI Compliance

Author: , June 18th, 2019

This blog is about configuring Tungsten for PCI compliance.

Why is My Java Application Freezing Under Heavy I/O Load?

Author: , June 17th, 2019

Latency-sensitive applications running in Java sometimes experience unacceptable delays under heavy I/O load. This blog discusses why this problem occurs and what to do about it for applications running Tungsten Clustering for MySQL.

Using Keep-Alives To Ensure Long-Running MySQL & MariaDB Sessions Stay Connected

Author: , June 14th, 2019

Overview The Skinny In this blog post we will discuss how to use the Tungsten Connector keep-alive feature to ensure long-running MySQL & MariaDB/Percona Server client sessions stay connected in a Tungsten Cluster. Agenda What’s Here? Briefly explore how the Tungsten Connector works Describe the Connector keep-alives – what are they and why do we […]

How To Install Continuent Tungsten Replicator Using Puppet on AWS

Author: , April 15th, 2014

https://github.com/continuent/continuent-puppet-tungsten As user root: vi /root/install.pp

yum install puppet mkdir -p /etc/puppet/modules puppet module install continuent/tungsten puppet apply /root/install.pp