Re: Announcing cf-mysql-release v26, now with a slimmer VM footprint!

Mike Youngstrom <youngm@...>

In our case we'll use the arbitrator because we only have 2 AZs in some
datacenters. The Arbitrator allows us to place the 3rd member of the
cluster in another datacenter minimal performance impact. Nice feature!


On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 9:49 AM, Duncan Winn <dwinn(a)> wrote:

+1.. The arbitrator is a fantastic feature. Great job MySQL team.

On Thu, 25 Feb 2016 at 00:39, James Bayer <jbayer(a)> wrote:

congrats mysql team! the arbitrator is a nice touch to save resources yet
still result in high availability even when losing an entire AZ.

On Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 10:43 AM, Marco Nicosia <mnicosia(a)>

Hello Cloud Foundry folks,

For those of you who are tired of deploying web apps without easy
integration with data services, cf-mysql is a great place to start. With
this release, I'm happy to tell you that it takes even less commitment than
ever to give cf-mysql a spin!

The theme for this release is the First Rule in Government Spending
<>. Wanna take a ride?

A single MySQL node is a Single Point of Failure. With the introduction
of the Arbitrator, we allow you to buy two at twice the price. Previously,
we made you buy *three* for the same sense of security. Upgrading to
cf-mysql v26 will *save you money*, with no sacrifice in performance!

If you like what we're doing with cf-mysql, click the thumbs up: 👍
If we're messing up your game, click the thumbs down: 👎
And if this just isn't your thing, at least give me a fist bump! 👊


- We've updated to *MariaDB 10.0.23*, enabled some important
behind-the-scenes features, and fixed several important bugs.
- For those of you who require audit access to all data, we've given you
the option to enable a *Read Only admin user*.
- We've introduced a new HA deployment option, *2+1: *two MySQL nodes
and an *Arbitrator*.
- And we've made significant updates to the *generate-deployment-manifest
script* and stubs.

You'll have to update your stubs to use the new release, but we hope
with the new Examples and Arbitrator feature, it'll be worth your time to
upgrade. Make sure to read the release notes for important information
about the upgrade process.

As always, for full disclosure, and links beyond that, please check out
the Release Notes

*Introducing the Arbitrator*

With cf-mysql v26, we've replaced one of the MySQL nodes with a
lightweight Arbitrator node. Previously, the minimal HA configuration
required three full-size MySQL nodes.

For cf-mysql administrators who are careful with their infrastructure
resources, the Arbitrator feature is a new deployment topology that uses a
smaller VM footprint while maintaining high availability guarantees. Unlike
the old three node topology, the Arbitrator decreases spend with no impact
on performance.

Thanks, and make sure to give me your feedback to influence what we do
for future releases!

Marco Nicosia
Product Manager
Pivotal Software, Inc.

Thank you,

James Bayer
Duncan Winn
Cloud Foundry PCF Services

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