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Which Method to Be Used to Setup Group Replication New Instance, or Recover the Failed Member Instance? Clone or Restore from Backup? (Doc ID 2699123.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 25, 2020

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

 This document describes how to choose the method to be used when setting up a new group replication member instance, or recover a failed instance back to the group replication.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Pros and cons
 Cloning
 Pros
 Cons
 Backup and Restore
 Pros
 Cons
 Example Scenarios
 Have a daily backup
 Only have an old full backup
 Data size is small or work load is low
 High workload cluster
 Command Examples
 Cloning
 Restore from a backup
References

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