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MySQL Replication Topology (Doc ID 1489113.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 10, 2023

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Disclaimer: Starting from v8.0, some terms have been deprecated. Older releases will only use the deprecated terminology, and new releases will only use new terminology. Please see for a complete list of those changes, and in which minor versions it happened.

This document describes the various topology available for setting up MySQL Replication.




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In this Document
 1. Replication with a Single Replica
 2. Replication with Multiple Replicas
 3. Replication Chains
 4. Replication between Two Sources (Source-Source and *not* Multisource replication)
 5. Replication with Circular Sources
 6. Circular Replication with additional Replica
 7. Multi-source replication
 8. Group replication / Innodb Cluster

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