This week, we talk about mysql ha and replication.
Call for papers for Percona Live: MySQL Conference & Expo 2012 is open until Monday, December 5th. To submit a paper, first register as a speaker at http://www.percona.com/live/mysql-conference-2012/user/register and then go to My Account -> Submit Proposal.
Replication and High Availability
Percona toolkit's pt-slave-delay
MySQL User Conference and Expo page about the facebook took for error detection presentation by Dr. Daniel Peek. If the tool or slides are available, please let us know.
How to do sampling with pt-table-checksum.
DRBD from Linbit.
A blog post about DRBD in the real world, that gives some of the reasons not to use DRBD.
Another blog post called MySQL and DRBD, Often say NO.
MySQL manual page on CHANGE MASTER, which includes the MASTER_HEARTBEAT_PERIOD command.
A blog post showing new features in MySQL 5.5, including the STATUS parameters to check heartbeat
At the Movies
Lars Thalmann talks about MySQL Replication Update at OSCon Data 2011.
Where you can see us
Sheeri will be at LISA, the Large Installation Sysadmin Conference, from December 5-9 in Boston.
The December Seattle MySQL User Group on Monday December 5th from 7 - 9 pm where Ivan Zoratti of SkySQL will present "MySQL HA Revisited".
And a week later the same talk will be given at the December Boston MySQL User Group on Monday December 12th from 7 - 9 pm.