Month: May 2015

MySQL + Galera + Xtrabackup (Errors and Fixes)

MySQL 5.6.21 Galera 25.3.5 Percona-xtrabackup-21 2.1.9-746-1.precise

Fix: Database is probably in ‘initialized’ state. need to restart the service and check configuration.  

Fix: Check innodb_data_file_path=ibdata1:256M:autoextend does not exist in my.cnf Check that xtrabackup isn’t still running orphaned on either node “ps aux | grep mysql” on donor Check apt-get install persona-xtrabackup-21 is installed (All…


envconsul and Docker ….. soo long config files

As Docker continues to grow in popularity there are quite a few things that become readily apparent. Fortunately I’m only going to address one of them. Enter envconsul to retrieve application config data at run time. This post assumes you already have a running Consul server with some data you wish to retrieve. envconsul was written…


MySQL Distributed Database (Links)

Being interested in geographically distributed database I’m providing some links to a cool MySQL plugin I use called Galera. Some may know this as Percona xtradb which is a whitelabel for galera developed by codership.       Galera Documentation   xtrabdb and high availability   Ping Identity uses Galera   Galera Install   Xtradb…