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- MySQL High Availability at GitHub
- Designing Schemaless, Uber Engineering's Scalable Datastore Using MySQL
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We are sharing how we tackled the migration to MySQL 8.0 — and some of the surprises we had in the process.
When considering a NoSQL use case, such as key/value storage, MySQL makes more sense in terms of performance, ease of use, and stability.
This post describes WePay's highly available MySQL architecture, and how we achieve short outage times during failures.
In the past, we’ve shared why you should love MySQL and how it helped Pinterest scale via sharding. At Oracle Open World today, we announced that we’re open-sourcing the vast majority of our automation that maintains our MySQL infrastructure.
GitHub uses MySQL as its main datastore for all things non-git, and its availability is critical to GitHub’s operation. The site itself, GitHub’s API, authentication and more, all require database access. We run multiple MySQL clusters serving our different services and tasks. Our clusters use classic master-replicas setup, where a single node in a cluster (the master) is able to accept writes. The rest of the cluster nodes (the replicas) asynchronously replay changes from the master and serve o
Uber provides bad advice about PostreSQL vs. MySQL
Uber Engineering explains the technical reasoning behind its switch in database technologies, from Postgres to MySQL.
I should probably say up front that I love working with Postgres and could die ...
The making of Schemaless, Uber Engineering’s custom designed datastore using MySQL, which has allowed us to scale from 2014 to beyond.
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