multi-master mysql replication with servers on 3 different continents

at work i’m using mysql replication quite extensively. first it was a straightforward one-way replication that has been rock-solid for us since 2009. in 2012, for another type of data, we’ve started using master-master setup. initially the servers were in different European countries, eventually the secondary site was moved to North America while primary one …

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idrac upgrade failures

idrac gives you “RED006: Unable to download Update Package” and plenty of headaches during updates? it happened to me while jumping over few updates and going straight from 2.41.40.40 to 2.52.52.52. no amount of racadm racreset would help. upgrading first to 2.50.50.50 and only then to 2.52.52.52 did the trick for me.