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MySQL 5.6 Global Transaction IDs
MySQL 5.6 Global Transaction IDs make MySQL Replication server failover as easy as can be. Finding the most current slave in case of a master failure is done in seconds. Application developers can use the new feature to achieve arbitrary consistency levels – eventual consistency, session consistency, strong consistency. Whatever is needed, its one simple API call with PECL/mysqlnd_ms. Learn how.
If fast is not fast enough…
Multiplexing is an extreme optimization for those who need the fastest connection setup. Connections are shared among multiple clients, which aims to reduce server load and connection overhead. Like any optimization it is a trade. The trade is explained in the slides.