Announcing Galera Cluster 3.25 with several security and bug fixes

Codership is pleased to announce the release of Galera Replication library 3.25, implementing wsrep API version 25. The new release includes many bug fixes and fixes to all security issues mentioned in the Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory – October 2018

As always, Galera Cluster is now available as targeted packages and package repositories for a number of Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, Red Hat, Debian, CentOS, OpenSUSE and SLES, as well as FreeBSD. Obtaining packages using a package repository removes the need to download individual files and facilitates the easy deployment and upgrade of Galera Cluster nodes.

This release incorporates all changes up to MySQL 5.7.24, MySQL 5.6.42 and MySQL 5.5.62.

Galera Replication Library3.25
New features and notable fixes in Galera replication since last binary release by Codership (3.24)

  • A new Galera configuration parameter cert.optimistic_pa was added. If the parameter value is set to true, full parallellization in applying write sets is allowed as determined by certification algorithm. If set to false, no more parallellism is allowed in applying than seen on the master.
  • Support for ECDH OpenSSL engines on CentOS 6 (galera#520)
  • Fixed compilation on Debian testing and unstable (galera#516, galera#528)

Read all notable improvements to Galera Replication library in 3.25 release notes

MySQL 5.7
New release of Galera Cluster for MySQL 5.7, consisting of MySQL-wsrep 5.7.24 and wsrep API version 25.Notable features and bug fixes in MySQL 5.7.24:

  • Support for Ubuntu/Bionic was added in this release.
  • Auth_pam and auth_dialog plugins were added in this release.
  • Rsync SST was not copying tablespace from the donor node (mysql-wsrep#334).
  • Fixes for transaction replaying from stored procedures (mysql-wsrep#336).
  • Fixed a regression where transaction replaying caused a crash when AUTOCOMMIT=OFF (mysql-wsrep#344).

Read all bug fixes in 5.7.24 release notes with known issues

MySQL 5.6
New release of Galera Cluster for MySQL consisting of MySQL-wsrep 5.6.42 and wsrep API version 25.  Notable feature and bug fixes in MySQL 5.6.42:

  • Auth_pam and auth_dialog plugins were added in this release.
  • Rsync SST was not copying tablespace from the donor node (mysql-wsrep#334).
  • Fixes for transaction replaying from stored procedures (mysql-wsrep#336).
  • Fixed crash in write set applying with binlog_rows_query_log_events option enabled (mysql-wsrep#343).

Read all bug fixes in 5.6.42 release notes with known issues

MySQL 5.5 (the last release of 5.5 series)
New release of Galera Cluster for MySQL consisting of MySQL-wsrep 5.5.62 and wsrep API version 25.This release incorporates all changes up to MySQL 5.5.62. Please note that Galera Cluster 5.5.62 will be last the last release of 5.5 series.

  • Maximum variable length was increased to 4096 in order to work around wsrep_provider_options truncation if the provider options string contains long variable values (mysql-wsrep#348).

Read all notable improvements in 5.5.62 release notes with known issues

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