Codership is pleased to announce a new beta release of Galera Cluster for MySQL 5.7, consisting of MySQL-wsrep 5.7.15 and Galera 3.18.
Galera Cluster for MySQL 5.7 contains enhancements in multiple key areas, including security, performance and monitoring.
This is a beta-quality release and should not be used in production, however we encourage you to give it a try and we welcome all feedback. You can use the bug tracker at https://github.com/codership/mysql-wsrep/issues to submit issues or you can email us at email@example.com.
This release incorporates all changes up to MySQL 5.7.15 and is available as targeted packages and package repositories for Ubuntu 16.06 and CentOS 7 that can be downloaded from http://www.galeracluster.com.
Notable changes in this release:
- If needed, initialization of the initial MySQL database can be performed using the --initialize command:
sudo /usr/sbin/mysqld --user=mysql --initialize --log-error=/tmp/mysqld_initialize.log
Known issues with this release:
- Mixed-version clusters containing both 5.6 and 5.7 nodes are not supported
- GTID mode and associated options are not supported and may cause the applier thread to abort;
- Running the mysqld_upgrade script should be done while the wsrep_provider is not loaded;
- The --wsrep-replication-bundle option has no effect and may be removed in a future release;
- InnoDB tablespaces outside of the data directory are not supported, as they may not get copied over during SST;
- Compilation with DTrace enabled may fail, so -DENABLE_DTRACE=0 may be used to disable DTrace.
- Packages for RHEL, Debian, and Ubuntu 14.04 will be provided with the GA release.