Tag: automatic failover

Replication

Failover for MySQL Replication (and others) – Should it be Automated?

Automatic failover for MySQL Replication has been subject to debate for many years. Is it a good thing or a bad thing? For those with long memory in the MySQL world, they might remember the GitHub outage in 2012 which was mainly caused by software taking the wrong decisions. GitHub had then just migrated to …