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  1. MariaDB Server
  2. MDEV-6594

Use separate domain_id for Galera transactions




      In a Galera cluster, a node can log 2 kinds of transactions.

      1. Galera transactions : Ones which are replicated to other nodes within the cluster post-SST.
      2. Local transactions : Local transactions can be transactions involving non-innodb (except myisam when --wsrep-replicate-myisam is enabled) DMLs which are not relayed to other nodes.

      Now, in a scenario where galera-transactions from one cluster are being
      asynchronously replicated to an another cluster using the traditional
      MariaDB replication, having following 2 additional features would come in
      handy during setup and maintenance of such replication topologies.

      1. Separate domain_id for Galera-transaction :

        An external 'listener' of an n-node galera cluster can essentially
        see n (=local transactions) + 1 (=galera transactions) logical streams
        of transactions. So, having all galera transactions logged using a separate
        domain_id would make it easier to identify, filter (see #2) and replicate
        those transactions to an external replication slave or a different cluster

        This task introduces a new GTID domain ID (wsrep_gtid_domain_id) to be
        used to tag all galera transactions. The local transactions, however,
        will be tagged by gtid_domain_id as usual.

        Now, since the Galera transactions can originate on any of the nodes,
        it is important that all the cluster nodes have same GTID domain ID
        (wsrep_gtid_domain_id). So, in order to enforce this, SST (Snapshot
        State Transfer) scripts have been modified to automatically transfer
        the value of donor's wsrep_gtid_domain_id to the joiner node during
        SST process. This will make sure that all the nodes in the cluster
        have same wsrep_gtid_domain_id and thus all the galera transactions
        will essentially have same domain ID.

        A new server system variable wsrep_gtid_mode has been introduced to
        control this new behavior an this remain backward compatible. When OFF
        (default), wsrep_gtid_domain_id is ignored and all the transactions will
        be tagged based on gtid_domain_id. On the other hand, when wsrep_gtid_mode
        is ON, wsrep_gtid_domain_id takes effect and will be used to mark all
        Galera transactions.

        New Server System Variables:

        1. wsrep_gtid_domain_id:
          • Description: When wsrep_gtid_mode is set, this value is used as gtid_domain_id for galera transactions and also copied to the joiner nodes during state transfer. It is ignored, otherwise.
          • Dynamic: Yes
          • Data Type: Numeric (32-bit unsigned integer)
          • Default : 0
        2. wsrep_gtid_mode:
          • Description: Automatically update the (joiner) node's wsrep_gtid_domain_id value with that of donor's (received during state transfer) and use it in place of gtid_domain_id for all galera transactions. When OFF (default), wsrep_gtid_domain_id is simply ignored (backward compatibility).
          • Scope: Global
          • Dynamic: Yes
          • Data Type: Boolean
          • Default value : False

        Changes in SST scripts:

        • wsrep_sst_rsync :
          The script has been modified to also transfer donor's wsrep_gtid_domain_id alongwith the state ID.
        • wsrep_sst_xtrabackup (-v2) :
          Similar to the rsync SST script, the xtrabackup scripts have been modified to also transfer donor's
          wsrep_gtid_domain_id alongwith the state ID.
        • wsrep_sst_mysqldump :
          The script has been modified to set joiner's wsrep_gtid_domain_id with that of donor's only when Joiner's wsrep_gtid_mode=ON.
      2. Domain_id based replication filters (MDEV-6593) :

        Enable a replication slave to filter and apply transactions based on
        transaction's domain_id. As described above, this would enable the
        asynchronous replication of galera transaction outside the galera

      A use case described here:


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